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About tanZ Navigation LLC
tanZ Navigation is my umbrella company that I use to host rogaines and trail runs, sell compasses (and now books), and anything else navigation-related in my world. I am starting to make maps as well. I also publish a blog on (map and compass) navigation called Navigation Tips.
Contact Info

Cell Phone: 540-449-6275
Races: 2018 Schedule
State College: My Hometown
Travel Map: Where I've Been
Short Bio

I did my first adventure race in the Fall of 2000. Since then, I've done over a hundred more adventure races and quite a few solo rogaines. I'm often the navigator for my team, though not always, and rarely for an entire expedition race. I love to be out in the woods with just a map and a compass (and my dog). There's something very satisfying about finding one's way across a wilderness area - whether on or off the trails. For me, it doesn't get any better than bushwhacking across some diverse terrain all night long heading for a hard-to-find checkpoint. And I seem to learn something new at every event I attend.
Or, Find Me at a Race!
Jan 2017The ChillMaryland6 hrs
Mar 2017Crooked CompassPennsylvania8 hrs
Mar 2017RaccoongaineOhio6 hrs
Apr 2017Breakdown Adventure RaceKentucky4 days
May 2017Stokesville RogaineVA12/24 hrs
May 2017Dragon's Back RunWales200 miles
Jun 2017Highland Sky 40MWest Virginia41 miles
Jul 2017Sinister 7 Relay RunAlberta, CAN103 miles
Aug 2017Cowboy Tough Adventure RaceWyoming7 days
Sep 2017USARA NationalsPennsylvania30 hrs
Oct 2017Run Around The GorgeWV2 days
Dec 2017Two Rivers Adventure RaceDE12 hours