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The 2019 Manitou’s Revenge Race Report: I Can’t Do This Alone

You want the condensed version, fine: Manitou’s Revenge had its way with me. Again. You want the pedantic version: okay then, buckle up kiddos. This is gonna be long… Yeah, so the 54 miles of rocks, mud, roots, never-ending climbs, … Continue reading

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The 2019 Traprock 50k: You Get What You GIF

I’ll start this blog off with some context, here- read this: 2017 Traprock 50k Race Report I came into this year’s edition with a ginormous chip on my shoulder, not really at anyone or anything- just with something to prove … Continue reading

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Moving in a Different Direction for 2018 and Beyond

Flashback: November, 2011…  I can distinctly remember finding out about this thing called “ultramarathon”. I had just finished the Coastal Trail Runs’ Chabot Half Marathon, my first trail race. I had been dueling it out with this guy in an … Continue reading

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The 2018 Boston Marathon: The Dudebro Abides

I’m gonna say something super controversial right now: I really didn’t mind the weather at Boston this year (gasp!) The real challenge for me was all the training done in my first official New England winter. But wait, you may … Continue reading

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The 2017 JFK 50 Race Report: Fake It ’til You Make It

Ugh, I’ve been dreading this moment- sitting down and putting all my thoughts together about the JFK 50-miler in blog form for the world to see. I kind of just want to skip it, make pretend the race never happened, … Continue reading

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2017 Manitou’s Revenge Race Report: Hot Takes!

Manitou’s Revenge is a 54 mile point-to-point ultra with 15,000 feet of gain along the Long Path of the Catskill Mountains that runs like a 100-miler, at least that’s how my legs are feeling in the aftermath… I had the … Continue reading

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The 2017 North Face Bear Mountain 50 Miler Race Report: Hashtag Edition

Trying really hard to step up my Twitter game lately, so please forgive all the hashtags. #sorrynotsorry Somewhere around mile 35 it dawned on me, I was having a pretty great day out there. #joyofrunning Sure, the weather was absolutely … Continue reading

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