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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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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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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

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2017 Racing Schedule: Beast Coast Edition

Hey everybody, hope you had a great holiday! I ate way too much cheesecake for some reason, it seemed to be everywhere I was. I also took an actual off-season, something I haven’t done since… I started running. I guess … Continue reading

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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

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