Tag Archives: trail running

No Such Thing as “Bad Weather”

“Whether the weather, block out the sunwhether the weather bring rainwhether the weather can weather this fogstupid questions are to blame…” Keller Williams, “Stupid Questions” It’s been said about the outdoors that there’s “no such thing as bad weather, just … Continue reading

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As Good a Time as Any to Start Blogging Again…

Let’s dust this thing off and start writing again. First: big news. I started my dream job today and I have to tell you about it. Backstory: in September of 2019 my friend Lee-Stuart Evans came to me with an … Continue reading

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The 2019 Manitou’s Revenge Race Report: I Can’t Do This Alone

You want the condensed version, fine: Manitou’s Revenge had its way with me. Again. You want the pedantic version: okay then, buckle up kiddos. This is gonna be long… Yeah, so the 54 miles of rocks, mud, roots, never-ending climbs, … Continue reading

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Putting 2018 to Bed

Hi reader, sorry I’ve been neglecting you. I thought I didn’t have anything to say, but it turns out I’ve got a lot to tell you. It’s been a while since I wrote one of these. A lot has happened. … Continue reading

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Moving in a Different Direction for 2018 and Beyond

Flashback: November, 2011…  I can distinctly remember finding out about this thing called “ultramarathon”. I had just finished the Coastal Trail Runs’ Chabot Half Marathon, my first trail race. I had been dueling it out with this guy in an … Continue reading

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Traprock 50k: Jimmy and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Synopsis: the author tries to come to terms with a recent string of injuries. I have decided to make myself a checklist in order to determine my readiness for my next race, it’s going to look something like this: Are … Continue reading

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2017 Racing Schedule: Beast Coast Edition

Hey everybody, hope you had a great holiday! I ate way too much cheesecake for some reason, it seemed to be everywhere I was. I also took an actual off-season, something I haven’t done since… I started running. I guess … Continue reading

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The Bimblers Bluff 50k Race Report

Oh, Connecticut in autumn is ridiculously beautiful. If you get the chance, come be a “leaf peeper” in New England, the locals love it when you drive very slow on major roadways and suddenly pull on to the shoulder without … 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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Hoka One One Speedgoat Review

I’ve only done one shoe review on here before but fear not, I am an expert on what works for me. Read that sentence again, please. I feel like every gear review needs to have that caveat posted somewhere just … Continue reading

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