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Graveyard 100 (2015)

My 3rd attempt at the Graveyard 100 was a completely unique experience.  Let us compare and contrast between the the previous 2 years.


Run Training: In previous years, I had put in the long miles of training on the pavement, logging a 50 mile run and back to back 20’s before the race.   2,107 more words


Rocky Raccoon 100: Huntsville, TX (2015)

Questions and Observations of a “Mid Pack Runner”

Jeff Le and I were off for our second 100-mile adventure in as many years.  Since the mention of Rocky Raccoon last summer, I was hooked on the idea of this race, it’s timing, logistics, and location. 1,693 more words


Indoor Training & Fighting Old Man Winter.

Well, it seems that I waited just a little too long to post on this particular topic since the weather finally has broken this week!! (fingers crossed that we’ve truly turned the corner and that this is the case…) 1,317 more words


The 100 Mile March

How to quantify your goals and measure your success.

In like a lion, indeed. Here we are in March, I can hardly believe it. I have turned into one of those people who are genuinely shocked on the first of every month. 673 more words

Real Life

Some of my favourite runs

A look back at some of my favourite runs since I started my blog in 2012. A lot of the photos were taken by Kris… 727 more words


How to Write an Ultra Race Report

Over the years I’ve blogged about several things, a lot about running, but also a lot about other topics in daily life (some a bit too personal and thus pinched from public view after a scant few hours).   1,565 more words


How to be an Ultra Pacer - Part 2

“Will you please get up.  You’re embarrassing me.” 

In the intro to How to be an Ultra Pacer, we covered the wide range of emotions from ebullient anticipation, to the grinding sad reality of the lead up and preparation, to the time you finally meet your runner.   1,216 more words