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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

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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No Sleep ‘Til Auburn

There’s a saying, “It’s better to be lucky than good.” In the case of the Western States 100, this is definitely true (unless you’re really, really good). For those who don’t know, the Western States 100 is the oldest 100-mile … Continue reading

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This & That.

   First, how awesome is this picture of Scott Jurek from the other day?! He’s heading into Massachusetts today and he’s absolutely crushing the Appalachian Trail – have you been following along? Second, check out this awesome video (made by … Continue reading

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Western States 100 (2014): Results & Commentary

Men’s Results (unconfirmed times) 1) Rob Krar 14:53:24 2) Seth Swanson 15:19:40 3) Dylan Bowman 15:36:42 4) Max King 15:44:49 5) Ryan Sandes 15:47:02 6) Ian Sharman 15:47:51 7) Alex Varner15:53:44 8) Brendan Davies 15:56:49 9) Brett Rivers 16:20:08 10) … Continue reading

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Mont-Blanc Vertical KM and The Start of Western States

Mont-Blanc Vertical KM If you’re American, you’re probably saying to yourself, “What is a vertical kilometer?” However, these races are quite popular in parts of Europe and they are making their way to the United States! Here are a few … Continue reading

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