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Murphy’s Law and Grindstone 100

Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves – this story actually starts several months ago… On June 13th, I got an email from Eastern States 100 – the race was cancelled. As … Continue reading

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Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head: The Story of Twisted Branch 100k

The Twisted Branch 100k was on Saturday. Twisted Branch is a challenging, point-to-point trail race that begins in Naples, New York and ends in Hammondsport, New York. The race is officially 64 miles with over 10,000 feet of elevation gain. … Continue reading

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Bears, Beets, Battlestar Galactica: The Story of Cayuga Trails 50

Cayuga Trails 50 was on Saturday. It was my fourth time running the 50-miler, and it’s been one of my favorite races over the years. Once again, it was serving as U.S. 50-Mile Trail Championships. For purposes of this recap, … Continue reading

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Cayuga Trails 50: Elite Preview

Cayuga Trails 50 is rapidly approaching. This year, the race will be held on July 21st. Once again, the race will play host to USATF 50-Mile Trail Championships. Past years have included Sage, Magda, Vargo, Matt Flaherty, Tyler Sigl, Mario … Continue reading

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Vegan Power 50k Race Report: The Fastest Loser

The Vegan Power 50k was yesterday (check out my preview here). It was a great day for a race! At the start, the temp was in the high 40s, and it climbed into the 70s later in the day. The … Continue reading

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Race Preview: Vegan Power 50k

The Vegan Power 50k is Saturday. This is one of my all-time favorite races. Great people. Great course. Let me set the stage – the course is a 5ish-mile loop in the Berkshires (Massachusetts) that you repeat six times (there … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Mountain Goat 10-Miler

The Mountain Goat 10-Miler was yesterday. My main goal was to break an hour. I was under an hour in 2013 and 2014, respectively, and I haven’t run the race since then. However, I’ve run it enough times over the … Continue reading

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