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Moments from MMTR

Moments From the 2017 MMTR This past weekend was my 4thrunning of the Mountain Masochist 50-Mile Trail Run.  I love this race.  It is indeed a very special race.  And incredibly difficult to race it hard the whole time. I came into MMTR kind of flat – fairly beat down...

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Grindstone 100 Race Report

Going into the 2018 Grindstone 100, I just wasn’t sure what to expect.  Well, except some pain and suffering, of course.  I was somewhat dreading this race because I knew it was gonna hurt. Grindstone is SO long.  And SO many mountains.  And millions of slippery,...

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Old Dominion 100 Race Report

This is a happy tale. One week out from running the Old Dominion 100 Mile Endurance Run and I’m finding myself in a really happy post-race place.  Yeah, part of the happiness comes from the fact that I had a good race – I took 2nd place overall, set a new 100-mile PR...

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Winter Safety on the Trails

Winter is a great time for running, and in particular trail running.  Getting out on the trails in the winter provides some great advantages for the trail runner - expansive views without foliage in the way, no bugs or snakes, overgrown vegetation along the trails has...

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2017 Hellgate Race Report

Hellgate 100k Getting in your car and leaving your house on the afternoon of Hellgate 100k, you are still in control.  Car loaded up, head filled with optimism, this is still a good decision.  As you head down the road, your training still matters, your experience...

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Bull Run Run 50-Miler race report

I first ran the Bull Run Run 50 last year during my training cycle for my first 100-mile race attempt, Bighorn 100.  I really didn't think I would like it because it was up in Northern Virginia and was "flat" vs. the mountain running I am accustomed to and prefer....

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