Tag Archives: trail ultra

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

Posted in Epic Runs, Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Traprock 50k: Jimmy and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Synopsis: the author tries to come to terms with a recent string of injuries. I have decided to make myself a checklist in order to determine my readiness for my next race, it’s going to look something like this: Are … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Bimblers Bluff 50k Race Report

Oh, Connecticut in autumn is ridiculously beautiful. If you get the chance, come be a “leaf peeper” in New England, the locals love it when you drive very slow on major roadways and suddenly pull on to the shoulder without … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Race Report: The Pisgah Mountain Trail 50k

Sorry for the late turn-around here, this race was over a month ago, and well, you know- I’ve had a few things going on. Like getting a Jack Daniels’ VDOT O2 coaching certification (that test was hard!) and simultaneously trying … Continue reading

Posted in Coaching, Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Letters Never Written: the DNF

Yep, I had a DNF earlier this year, back in February. The dreaded DID NOT FINISH. Dropped out at mile 20 of a 50k. I probably learned more about not only running and competing but a lot about myself from … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2014 Skyline 50k Race Report

What a doozy of a race. I mean that about my race performance and not the actual Skyline 50k itself; I love this race. It feels like home. So I’ll keep this race report short and sweet (and to the … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment