Category: John Beck

Athlete. Artist. Agnostic. Humanist. Skeptic. Unfinished.

Naked Bavarian 2016

Ran the Naked Bavarian 40 miler trail race over the weekend. I didn’t train much for it. I tore my MCL back in September and slowly got back into running. In January I really started piling on the miles which…

Men’s Personal Grooming (Shaving)

  A few years ago I started becoming¬†interested in men’s personal grooming. I’m not exactly sure what first got me interested in it. Maybe I didn’t like the way my skin reacted to these quadruple blade systems, maybe I actually…

Blog Update

I had just posted after a long break and noticed the design of my blog and other things just weren’t right. So I updated everything so it should look a lot better and easier to navigate. Enjoy!

Fall 2015

I haven’t been posting much lately. Just updating my Race Schedule. Here’s some hi-lights from this past fall. I received a pretty significant knee injury during a local OCR 5k mud run. I was in the lead and lost the…

Art All Night 2015

It’s time again for Art All Night, this weekend, June 20th/21st;¬†Art All Night-Trenton is a 24-hour long arts extravaganza occurring annually on the 3rd weekend in June. AAN encourages any artist of any age, medium or skill level to submit…

Inspiration

Over the weekend I ran a 24 hour ultramarathon. I’ve received many comments on Facebook and just had to share this one: I’m so proud of you. I told my son what you’ve been doing. He asked if you’re a…

Pinterest

I’ve mentioned this before but I’ve been working on this project on Pinterest. It’s a little photo project of the different beers that I drink. You can see the difference in the earlier pins. Wish I had started the idea…

Top 50 albums of 2014

My favorite albums of 2014 in order from most favorite. 1. Future Islands – Singles 2. Ariel Pink – pom pom 3. Run the Jewels – Run the Jewels 2 4. A Winged Victory for the Sullen – Atomos 5.…