Extra! Extra! Daily Herald Article Posted

April 23, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, News No Comments

After waiting over a month for the article to be published it’s finally here and what great timing after this weekends amazing Spartan Race – Sprint Founders Race! Write up on that coming soon along with GoRuck and others I’ve been slacking on. This is a great day, the threat of having to do a … Read More

Yes, It’s True…I Love Trails!

April 11, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Workouts No Comments

Just got my new pair of Brooks Cascadia 7’s last night and of course I had to give them a go around today as soon as I made it home from work. These are the shoes that as of now I plan to use while competing in the Death Race. There will be an overall … Read More

The 1000 Burpee Challenge

March 4, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Workouts 1 Comment

This weekend a bunch of crazies like myself headed out to the Winter Death Race in Vermont. I did not attend the WDR but I was monitoring their progress and I must say these athletes are all incredible, congrats to everyone who participated especially those who I have had the pleasure of meeting at previous … Read More

Hiking and Chopping Wood

February 15, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Workouts No Comments

If theres two things you can count on doing in the Death Race it’s chopping wood and without question some form of hiking will occur. Why not make a weekend morning afternoon out of it? This past Saturday I did just that but for once I didn’t have to go alone. I met up with … Read More

Aftermath of the Ax and Buckets o’ Gravel

January 10, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Workouts No Comments

Tonight was an interesting night. I have had a bit more tightness in my calves then expected from my run a few days ago, combination of staying on the mid-foot, virtually eliminating my heels from touching the ground and doing more sprints than I’m used to. I began the night with 35 minutes of ripping apart a a few stumps … Read More

Finding the Death Race

January 4, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race No Comments

It was nearly 5 years ago when I first began searching for challenges that would not only discipline me but would drive me to find my absolute limits, I started my search by enrolling in Officer candidate school, from there it has been quite an adventure.  The 2012 Death Race will hopefully serve as a … Read More

The Beginning.

January 3, 2012By Tony MatesiDeath Race No Comments

This is just a short introduction post. You probably already know me if you’re reading it at this point in the blogs life. But in case you don’t I’m Anthony Matesi, but you can call me Tony. I have started this new blog as a way to track the path I take as I train … Read More