After a ton of training but low expectations in a stacked field, I finished in 4th place and had a great JFK 50 Mile Debut.
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. […]
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 […]
The Leadup After my first Boston Marathon, I took a week completely off. This is something I force myself to do. After that week I had exactly 6 weeks, including any kind of taper, to prepare for Cayuga 50. I use the FIRST method for road marathon training which is three key workouts, all pretty hard, and […]
NOTE: I have added to the end of this race report at the very bottom with a quick recap of my 2016 Stone Mill 50. The Leadup: My last race was Blues Cruise 50k on October 4th. After that I had planned on running the DWG 50k Fattass. I wasn’t sure how I would do there as […]
“I’m only running the 50!” I found myself saying that to a lot of people the last two weeks before the Virgil Crest 100/50/50k. I did the 100 in 2013, signed up for the 100 in 2014 and dropped at 50 miles (dnf the 100). So this year I decided I was only going to […]
Ten Hours of Trexler, well almost. 9 hr 25 min, 51 miles, 9,000 ft of elevation gain – tough loop course. I found the pain cave right from the start and stayed there to the finish 😉 No issues with my leg other than the pain being inflicted on them from the course. Each loop 8.5 […]