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  • 2018 Training Overview - February 13, 2018

    Every fitness-related decision I make for the next for the next 213 days is based on one question: will this help me complete the Run Rabbit Run 100 miler? I’m not the most experienced ultrarunner, but I think any of us crazies with more than a few years of racing[…]

  • Thoughts on the Past Year - November 16, 2017

    I didn’t mention it to many people, but in the summer and fall of 2016 I felt like a broken runner. I had just DNFed the Jemez 50 for the second time in three years. During training in the weeks following it, my hips and legs felt weird/painful/off enough that[…]

  • Deadman Peaks 30K Race Report - November 7, 2017

    Earlier this year, I had planned on racing the 50 miler Deadman Peaks course and had been structuring my training with that focus in mind. Having done the Deadman 50M in 2015, I felt like I had a good idea of what the course required of me. Namely, mostly flat[…]

  • Duke City Marathon Race Report - October 24, 2017

    In 2009, I ran the Chicago Marathon as my first marathon. It went poorly. In 2010, I ran the Chicago marathon as my second marathon. It went poorly. Seven years later, I finally ran a decent road marathon! The two Chicago marathons, like two of my Jemez races, were a[…]

  • Ultra Santa Fe 50k - September 7, 2017

    For the second half of 2016, and the beginning of this year, I wasn’t sure when I’d register for another ultramarathon. I felt beat down after DNFing at the Jemez 50M race again for the second time in three years and was physically and mentally exhausted. From June 2016 until[…]

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