The Necessity of Running

By Daryl Flacks Been having a hard time staying focused lately? Skipped so many runs you’ve lost count? You just haven’t felt like it or maybe not in the mood. You’re not eating well and haven’t been drinking enough water. It happens to the best of us. The weather’s cold and less than ideal. The […]

Daryl Flacks reclaims the Barrelman Bike/Run Title

The third annual Skechers Performance Niagara Falls Barrelman Triathlon presented by Recharge with Milk, took place September 18th , 2016. It was a chance for redemption, an opportunity to reclaim my Bike/Run title I won in 2014. In 2015, Brad Arndt put together an impressive 1:26:21 half marathon for the overall win, relegating me to a 2nd place […]

Battling Depression – My Strongest Competitor

By Daryl Flacks As athletes we strive for the complete fitness lifestyle.  Often this includes eating healthy, getting in scheduled training sessions and attaining the necessary sleep to achieve peak performances.  The reality for many of us is that life gets in the way.  Every day we are faced with challenges that threaten our mood, […]

Training for an Ultra-Marathon

By Daryl Flacks, Member of the Recharge With Milk Ambassador Team Indiana Trail 50 – April 30, 2016. What will it take to be successful? What are my goals? With just 5 weeks remaining, each run brings with it a self-evaluation of sorts. How difficult were the miles? Was the pace comfortable or taxing? Too fast, […]

Daryl Flacks at the Cloudsplitter 100

It was Saturday, June 23rd, 2012; I had just finished the Niagara Ultra 100 km. The clock displayed a time of 9:54:05 and a hard earned 3rd place finish. My wife Dianne, having just completed her first half marathon knew the drill – guide me to somewhere to sit before I collapse. Certain I had […]