Tag Archives: ultra running

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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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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The 2015 Miwok 100k Race Report

This past Saturday at 5 am I lined up in front of the Stinson Beach Communtiy Center with 494 other brave souls for the 20th running of the Miwok 100k. I was full of anxiety, based on the fact that … Continue reading

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The Ruth Anderson Ultras 50k Race Report (and Some Other Happenings)

Every time I sit down to write a race report, I start thinking “how the hell do I make this sound interesting?”, especially after just running seven loops around Lake Merced. I guess I could talk about the weather (perfect, … Continue reading

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No Western States…

…for me this year. The lottery just finished, and no love over here. Oh well, I had a 7.9% chance, and next year I get an extra ticket in the lottery, should bump me up to around 12%. I think … Continue reading

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Training Log(s): Long Overdue

I realized I haven’t posted any training logs since early April; looks like the last one was right before the Grizzly Peak Marathon. Well, I’ll post all my monthly logs since: April: 141.51 miles with 13 days of rest (ran … Continue reading

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Wear less shoe: the less weight you carry, particularly at the end of a lever, the faster you’ll be able to go without increasing your energy cost. Dropping 1 ounce off a pair of running shoes will save you lifting … Continue reading

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Here’s some race photos today, taken by Eric from Ultra Runner Podcast. Official Results, I love that they’re calling it a 55k. (I self-timed so I came up with the 7:07:58, it was actually 7:08:00.1)

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Western States 100 Live Feed

I’m simultaneously following on both of these sites: http://www.irunfar.com/2012/06/2012-western-states-100-live-coverage.html and http://ws100.ultralive.net/webcast.php …as of right this minute, Timothy Olson is at the Rucky Chucky River crossing in first place, leading Ryan Sandes by 2 minutes. Awesome.

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McDougall rules. (Source: http://video.ted.com/)

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