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The 2016 Stone Cat 50 Mile Race Report

The Stone Cat 50 Miler is a really cool little race on Massachusetts’ North Shore, in a sleepy little burg called Ipswich. The home base for the race is the Doyon Elementary School which borders Willowdale State Forest, a 2,500 … Continue reading

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The 2016 Roxbury Marathon Race Report

I can’t stop looking at the weather leading up to this race. I should get a weather machine. Wait, are weather machines real things? I should ask a meteorologist. Did I spell that right? Do I know any meteorologists? Maybe … Continue reading

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Race Report: The Pisgah Mountain Trail 50k

Sorry for the late turn-around here, this race was over a month ago, and well, you know- I’ve had a few things going on. Like getting a Jack Daniels’ VDOT O2 coaching certification (that test was hard!) and simultaneously trying … Continue reading

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The 2016 Bighorn 100 Race Report

Mountain 100s are no joke. You can get away with making a lot of mistakes in a 50-miler and even a 100k but every mistake you make in a 100-miler will get exponentially worse the longer you ignore the problem. … Continue reading

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The 2016 Canyons 100k Race Report

Or A Race Report in the Form of a Top Ten List Number 10: Has Anyone Ever Attempted to Write a Race Report in the Form of a Top Ten List? I do not think I have ever seen anyone’s … Continue reading

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American Canyon 50k Race Report

Mile 28. Ugh. Three more to go. I crossed No Hands Bridge about 15 minutes ago, at least those folks at the last aid station were awesome. Are my legs supposed to hurt this bad? I feel like they may … Continue reading

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Letters Never Written: the DNF

Yep, I had a DNF earlier this year, back in February. The dreaded DID NOT FINISH. Dropped out at mile 20 of a 50k. I probably learned more about not only running and competing but a lot about myself from … Continue reading

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The 2015 Santa Rosa Marathon Race Report

If you’re going to try to run a fast road marathon, please take the next day off of work. Seriously. I say this from the fortress of comfort that is my bed, typing this up on Monday morning. Lucky for … Continue reading

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The Chabot Trail Challenge & Woodminster 9-Miler Race Reports

These are so overdue it’s not even funny, so I’ll just cut to the chase. The Chabot Trail Half and the Woodminster XC are the second and third races of the East Bay Triple Crown Trail Championship and my goals … Continue reading

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The Marin Memorial Day 10k (another very late race report)

I’ve always been a little more than freaked out around the idea of running 6.2 miles really hard; in actuality I’m rather offended at the idea. I mean, ten kilometers all out? What’s the point? I think the question is … Continue reading

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