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Mendon Trail Run 50k (My First DNF)

Yesterday was the Mendon Trail Run. The conditions were pretty terrible. Temperature in the high 30s. High winds. Rain. It wasn’t pretty. I had been feeling a little under the weather all week, but on Friday, it really started to … Continue reading

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Mendon Trail Run 50K (Before)

The Mendon Trail Run is on Saturday. It will be my last race of the year. In fact, it will be my last race for the next six months! The course is tough. It boasts about 5,000 feet of elevation … Continue reading

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8 Days.

My last race of the year (and for a while) is only eight days away. The weather has been so-so of late. Cool (but not cold). Drizzly (but not rainy). This morning, I took a quick look at the forecast … Continue reading

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T-Minus 15 Days.

I’m 15 days out from my last race of the year. I’m into my taper, more or less, but still trying to maintain some decent speed. Yesterday was originally supposed to be an off day, but the weather was so … Continue reading

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Improvising.

It’s very important that your training is geared toward your races. If you run the 100 meters, you aren’t going to do 20-milers, and if your goal is a trail race, you probably don’t want all your training on the … Continue reading

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Mendon Trail Run.

My next race is a little over a month away. The Mendon Trail Run is the last race in the USATF Niagra Ultra Series. Last year, Cole Crosby won in a course record 3:41:55. This year, the race includes local … Continue reading

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