RACE REPORT: Kissing Bridge Trailway FKT The trails are my playground. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of nimbly winding in and around trees and branches while avoiding treacherous roots and rocks that want nothing more than to grab hold of your feet and make you eat dirt. And let’s not forget the charged […]
After several years of gaining experience and cultivating endurance, 2020 sprouted an exciting crop of anticipated goals and experiences…until COVID-19 scorched the earth. I had an exciting running line-up scheduled this spring culminating in my first 100 miler: Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 (MMT100). I knew it would be hard, but I had been building up […]
Hellgate 100K++ 12/14/19 “If there is no struggle, there is no progress” –Frederick Douglas Every year of the Hellgate 100K, prior to the race, registered runners are presented with race shirts, as is common in running races as a memorial or marketing piece for the event. The Hellgate shirts are not common though. They include […]
As I write my race report for IRONMAN #5, I can’t help but to think that #4 is still outstanding! I honestly been meaning to do it for quite a long time now since I know there is some folks I must acknowledge as being integral into getting me here. Something has been keeping me […]
Eastern States 100 Race Report: (Warning: long post) Race started at 5AM. I got about an hour of sleep from 1:30-2:30. The crew and I had rented a house 45 minutes north of the start/finish line where we did some logistics planning the night before. We found out it was located in one of the […]
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. […]