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2018 Stone Mill 50 Miler (and Tough Mudder)
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2018 Stone Mill 50 Miler (and Tough Mudder)

Cup Noodles is the nectar of the gods. Admittedly, my taste buds may have been affected by the 50 miles run over the previous 10 hours. However, the McDonald’s bacon smokehouse burger was afforded no such transformation. Saturday, November 17th I toed the line for the Stone Mill 50 Miler and my longest run yet. […]

Catoctin 50K, 2018
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Catoctin 50K, 2018

Race report: Catoctin 50K Date: 07/14/2018 Finishing time: 9:05 hr Weather: Low 70s at start and low 80’s at end, low humidity   I’m writing this report to help other runners that are interested in running the Cat50K since other race reports helped me out while planning. The link to my strava data is here: https://www.strava.com/activities/1702842105/embed/c71f09ddc263c55341e52328bdd323bee219caf5 […]

Escarpment Trail Run, 2017
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Escarpment Trail Run, 2017

The Catskill Mountains have a special place in my memory, imagination, and heart. I grew up not far away, in a small town outside of Albany, NY, and during my years at Bard College, the Catskills were the backdrop of a picturesque campus on the Hudson River. From the garden at Blithewood–Bard’s most beautiful spot–you […]

Laurel Highlands 50k, 2017
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Laurel Highlands 50k, 2017

A 5-pack of runners from Reading, PA headed out to the western part of our state this summer to compete in the Laurel Highlands Ultras. Michael Heimes and Kyle Gery were registered for the main event–a 70.5 mile race along the entirety of the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail (LHHT)–while the rest of us (Matt Hottenstein, […]

2017 Bull Run Run 50 Race Report
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2017 Bull Run Run 50 Race Report

The Leadup: I had run Stone Mill 50 in November of 2016 with hopes of a win and big PR. Instead, a poorly marked course made the day one I’d like to forget. I still finished 3rd with a slight PR, but I left frustrated and felt like my training was wasted. Either way, my […]

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