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Syracuse Half Marathon Race Report

The Syracuse Half Marathon was yesterday. This was my first race in over five months. I got a decent night of sleep the night before, and my stomach was pretty cooperative in the morning. I made it to the race … Continue reading

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Back to Racing: Syracuse Half Marathon

It has been about five months since I’ve done a race. The truth is, there aren’t very many races in central New York during the winter. While it doesn’t quite feel like Spring yet, it is officially Spring! This Sunday … Continue reading

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Update: Winter, Syracuse Half Marathon, Oil Creek 100 and Western States

Winter is finally here! It has been freezing the last few days, and this week, we are expected to get at least a foot of snow. I think the seasons are definitely confused! Training Update My training is going very … Continue reading

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Training Update

I know it’s been awhile, but I’d like to bring you up to speed (pun intended) on my training. As I prepare for Western States, I’ve put together a six-month plan that is broken into three distinct two-month blocks. As … Continue reading

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Training Update

To get ready for Western States, I am basically following a six-month training plan. The nuts and bolts of the plan are from Jason Koop’s book. Basically, it involves two months of lower volume/higher intensity; two months of tempo-type work; … Continue reading

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2016 Year in Review

I had a decent year of running in 2016. I had the opportunity to run some new races and revisit some of my favorites. I met some new folks over the course of the year, and I think I am … Continue reading

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The Different Types of Ultrarunners

Over the last few weeks, it has become more apparent to me than ever that there are many different type of ultrarunners. Let me break down a few of the most common types for you: The Newbies: These are the … Continue reading

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