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Pushing yourself to the edge only awakens the soul.

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May
13
Scaling a Trail Race

Scaling a Trail Race

A different race calls for a different scope of evaluating results. A trail running friend of mine created a race
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Jan
21
A Tale of Two Races

A Tale of Two Races

It's amazing how fitting the opening line to A Tale of Two Cities is to the last weekend in September
15 min read
May
23
Massanutten 100 2019 - When Things Go Right

Massanutten 100 2019 - When Things Go Right

Continuing the story about Massanutten 100 (MMT) from the lens of the runner, I finished running MMT with a sense
9 min read
Jan
01
Behind the Scenes of a 100 Miler

Behind the Scenes of a 100 Miler

When signing up for a 100 miler, winging it is really not a good option. There are very few people
7 min read
Jun
17
Rachel Carson Trail Challenge - 2018

Rachel Carson Trail Challenge - 2018

Back in June of 2018 I tackled a big race of mine for that year, the Rachel Carson Trail Challenge.
5 min read
May
14
Training for MMT

Training for MMT

Leading up to the 18th of May has come with some intense weekends, early mornings, and late nights. I've been
4 min read
Feb
01
100 Miles on the Horizon - Massanutten

100 Miles on the Horizon - Massanutten

As the end of 2018 came, I began planning some races to take on in 2019 and focused on the
5 min read
Oct
24
Black Forest Ultra - 100k DNF

Black Forest Ultra - 100k DNF

This race features a 10-mile start/finish and 44 mile lollipop on the Black Forest trail. Dave Walker began taking soul donations for those crazy enough to attempt it - that meant it was time for me to sign up.
8 min read
Apr
29
Eastern States 100 - 2017 Analysis

Eastern States 100 - 2017 Analysis

In-Depth Look at Eastern States 100 - 2017 With Eastern States 100 being my biggest race of the year (and
6 min read
Mar
28
Eastern States 100 - A Force to Be Reckoned With

Eastern States 100 - A Force to Be Reckoned With

NOTE: I have written pieces of this on and off over the past few months, but am finally publishing (despite
11 min read