50k Training Program Kickoff!

50k Training Program Kickoff!

Thinking of running your first 50k trail race? Curious about trail ultramarathons and how they differ from road marathons? Looking to connect with a great group of trail runners? Or just wondering how in the heck can people run for so long?? Then come hop on this...
2018 Hellgate 100k – An ode to mountain racing.

2018 Hellgate 100k – An ode to mountain racing.

I love a footrace in the mountains. Often, the term “trail running” is used to define the other side of running – the one off the roads, off the grid, away from the cars and crowds.  I’m not so sure I am satisfied with trail running alone, as I find myself more...
Moments from MMTR

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...
Old Dominion 100 Race Report

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...
Winter Safety on the Trails

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...

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...