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Marathon Training Week 7 and My Epic Trail Run

From the Oatmeal’s comic: “The DOs and DO NOTs of Running Your First Marathon“.

This Sunday wrapped up week 6 of 16 of marathon training and included my first group run and an epic 16.5 mile trail run that had a total elevation gain of 965 feet.  533 more words


Race recap: Cedar Ridge 18K

I mean, what can you really say about racing in July?

Running the trails at Cedar Ridge is an exercise in appreciation. Or in hating your life, depending on your perspective. 722 more words

Trail Running

Throw Caution To The Wind

White River 50 Miler 2014

For many years, I have approached races with caution. My mantra has been ‘conserve for later’ and, with about 30 ultra distance races in my wake, I dare say that it has served me well. 1,794 more words

Trail Running

Race Report - Siskiyou Out Back (SOB) 50 mile

This was my second year participating in the Siskiyou Out Back Trail Run, fondly known as the SOB. Once again I signed up for the… 1,829 more words


The Diabetic Snail who ran back-to-back marathons in the Alps

(In the Spring, I was a diabetic tiger. In the Summer I was a diabetic snail – running slow and steady with my house on my back) 2,267 more words

Blood Sugar

Shoe Review: ALTRA Lone Peak 2.0

Few months ago, I bought an ALTRA Lone Peak 1.5 trail shoes and after using it on my trail running workouts and putting almost 300 kilometers as mileage, I came up with a… 737 more words


Whitney Weekend Run Report: High on Life

Summit: Sunday, July 27, 2014

Elevation: 14,505 feet (highest point in the lower 48)

Distance: 22 miles

Time: 12 hours

Summit Buddy: Robert Shackelford

Prep and Training… 3,783 more words