2012 Stephen’s first ultra marathon, the North Face Endurance Challenge 50k. Cold, wet and windy conditions. 1st place finish in age group. CanyonMan 2012 – a challenging full Ironman-distance triathlon top finishers (left to right: Stephen 1st, Eric 3rd and Tim 2nd). Escape from Alcatraz triathlon finishers (left-to-right Stephen, Jen and Paul). Ironman St George – still the hardest race in my life thus far! Windy and hot the entire day! Left-to-right Paul, Eric and Stephen. Tim and Jen missed this photo op. Click on the image above for an example of the conditions that we faced that day. 2nd consecutive Boston Marathon. Hottest marathon in my life! Over 1,200 runners needed medical assistance during the race. Stephen’s Super Spartan Finisher Badge. Finished 8th overall (out of 2,341 participants). This obstacle course was close to nine miles and close to 30 obstacles.