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The Western States 100 Countdown…

The Western States 100-Miler is on Saturday. This journey started last October when I finished the Oil Creek 100. I earned a ticket into the Western States lottery, and a couple of months later, my name got drawn despite odds … Continue reading

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Cayuga Trails Marathon Race Report

The Cayuga Trails Marathon was Saturday. It was my last race until Western States, which is in 20 days. My training has been a rollercoaster since I fell at Traprock. I DNF’d that day and I DNF’d a few weeks … Continue reading

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I’m not panicking… yet.

Rock the Ridge 50-Miler was on Saturday. I was worried about this race, because my running has been off since a fall at Traprock 50k three weeks ago. My biggest issues have been my ribs, which got banged up pretty … Continue reading

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Next Up: Rock the Ridge 50-Miler

Rock the Ridge 50-Miler is on Saturday. I was really looking forward to this race earlier in the year. However, as many of you know, my season got tripped up a bit at Traprock (pun intended). I took a hard … Continue reading

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Ouch! (Traprock 50k Race Report)

The Traprock 50k was on Saturday. It was my first trail race in over five months, and I was definitely looking forward to it. I got up at 3am on Saturday to make the four-hour drive to Connecticut. I arrived … Continue reading

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Back to the trails…

I just finished a fairly challenging three-week block of training. It included the Syracuse Half Marathon, which went fairly well. My weekly mileage totals were 80, 80 and 95, and I also got in a respectable amount of vertical. I … Continue reading

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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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