Tag Archives: ultramarathon

2017: Year in Review

It’s been about four months since I posted here – oops! We are almost a month into 2018, and I haven’t quite closed the door on 2017 – oops again! To be honest, it wasn’t a great year with regard … Continue reading

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The Hard(rock) Way.

Timothy Olson is one of the best ultra runners out there. He had been thinking about Hardrock for years and he had been preparing for months. However, on Friday/Saturday, he ran into a rough patch – and that is an … Continue reading

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Cayuga Trails 50 (Before)

The Final Countdown The start is less than 48 hours away – yikes! This is going to be my last post before the race and then I’ll be back on Monday with a full report of the day’s events. The … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Of This And That

This post is going to highlight some news that caught my eye this week: A World Record! Noah Bliss, a 10-year-old from Kenosha, Wisconsin, set a new age-group world record in the half marathon. He finished the Wisconsin [Half] Marathon … Continue reading

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The Sri Chinmoy Self Transcendence Ten-Day Race

Sri Chinmoy moved to New York City in 1964 and established a meditation center in Queens. At various times, Chinmoy advised musicians Carlos Santana and Roberta Flack, as well as runner Carl Lewis. Chinmoy practiced “self-transcendence” – expanding one’s consciousness … Continue reading

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Saucony Peregrine 4 Review

In the past, I have worn Saucony shoes for road racing, and I am currently wearing a pair on the roads for training. I was excited to try a pair of their trail shoes too and they did not disappoint. … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

Over the weekend, there were great races all over the world. I’m going to give a short recap of a few of them: Tarawera Ultramarathon: The Tarawera Ultramarathon was cut short due to cyclone Lusi. The race is normally 100km … Continue reading

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