IRONMAN Maryland Race Report and Analysis
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IRONMAN Maryland Race Report and Analysis

Ironman Maryland is finally in the books and it had plenty of surprises and a lot of lessons to be learned!  It started with a relatively easy 3 and half hour solo car ride that was almost enjoyable in comparison to the trek to IM Mont-Tremblant or IM Lake Placid!  This race was unusual for […]

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 […]

DC Cherry Blossom 10 Miler
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DC Cherry Blossom 10 Miler

Lucked out getting into this race on my first try! Had a big PR goal for this distance, and the course was a good one to go for it! Blossoms were out, and so were the big names on hand, including Meb, an Altra athlete I follow – Tyler McCandless from Easton, and Olympic Champion […]

Sauder’s Egg Run 5 Miler
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Sauder’s Egg Run 5 Miler

3/31/2018 – Ran this Easter themed race with my dog Boone. He was extremely excited for it, and did a great job maintaining pace and not causing any problems. There were many dogs there, and the race director encourages a dog-friendly environment. The Lititz Fire Company offers a delicious omelette made to order before your […]

Philly Love Run 2018
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Philly Love Run 2018

This was my first experience running a big Philly race, and it was exceptionally good. The communication from the moment I registered through the finishing results and photos was professional and concise. The expo was quick and easy to get through for packet pickup, and race day coral setup and mc/audio services were great. The […]

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 […]

Finger Lakes 50 miler
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Finger Lakes 50 miler

Finger Lakes 50’s! I signed up for this on January 1st as soon as it opened, knowing it has a reputation for selling out quick. It has a limited field entry for 250 runners and this is for the 25k, 50k, and 50 miler options. The race itself is popular and established, so it sold […]