2020 MR340 – 8/4/2020

2020 MR340 PRE RACE This year is an exceptionally strange year. COVID-19 has caused lots of social and safety issues. I was thinking about paddling in the MR340 with Jo Jo. Then Melissa Nilson called me and suggested Jo Jo and I join her on a dragon boat for the race. After talking with Jo … Continue reading “2020 MR340 – 8/4/2020”

MR340 Origins Talk – 1/8/2019

Jon Marble and I drove to Rocheport, Missouri to hear Scott Mansker talk about the history of the MR340 race. Jon and I wanted to talk about RaceOwl.com and the upcoming changes for the race. Then we would enjoy a presentation from Scott about the history of the MR340. Jon Marble eating a snack. Sorry … Continue reading “MR340 Origins Talk – 1/8/2019”

2018 MR340 – 7/26/2018

If you haven’t heard of the MR340, you should. Its a 340 mile paddling race from Kansas City to St. Louis on the Missouri¬† river. I’ve done it a few times and written about it on here. This year, I didn’t paddle, but I did volunteer at the Klondike ramp and of course go to … Continue reading “2018 MR340 – 7/26/2018”

August – 2017

Another good unicycling month even including the family. I also caught the awards ceremony for the MR340, cheering on my friends! It wouldn’t be a little adventure with some adversity. On my ride home, the throttle cable on the motorcycle broke on the highway. It was a bit of a close call coasting to a … Continue reading “August – 2017”

Missouri River 340 Race – 2016

Hogan Haake and Jo Newbold are participating in Mixed Tandem for the MR340 race this year. They start at 8 am Tuesday July 19th, 2016. They are listed as boat #0306, team “Donut & Maple Syrup”. The team name comes from their respective nutrition needs. Hogan prefers good old fashioned junk food, but always donuts … Continue reading “Missouri River 340 Race – 2016”

Missouri River 340 – 7/31/2015

I love paddling the MR340 race, but it didn’t work out this year. Instead, I re-worked the race tracking site RaceOwl. In order to ensure the site worked good, I sat on the sidelines and babysat the website. I’m glad I did as there were a few hiccups that needed to be worked out. As … Continue reading “Missouri River 340 – 7/31/2015”