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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
14 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
Jun
28
From the Dark Skies to Worlds End

From the Dark Skies to Worlds End

Leading into my first 100k trail race, I wanted to be well rested, healthy, and feeling confident. Unfortunately, the only
8 min read
Apr
27
Hyner 2017 Race Report: A Sledgehammer to the Legs

Hyner 2017 Race Report: A Sledgehammer to the Legs

With the end of April comes one of the best trail races that Pennsylvania has to offer - the Hyner
5 min read
Apr
09
What It Takes to Finish Western States 100

What It Takes to Finish Western States 100

Overview of the Project and Western States For the past year or so, whatever spare time I had outside of
19 min read