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Manitou's Revenge Ultramarathon

They say you must be partially, if not fully, insane to do this race.  And whatever sanity you have had before the race, the devil would have taken it when you traversed its path. 1,653 more words


hawk fifty mile training | w5


Since my 18 week training plan TECHNICALLY stated a few weeks ago…I jumped right in! I kept up my training through the first few weeks of this plan…but kept my eyes on the races I had at the time. 820 more words

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The North Face Challenge Utah 50M (DNF) - 2016

September 24, 2016

The last time I ran a North Face race was in San Francisco in December 2010.  I had completed their 50 miler one year earlier, but due to changes in the course (and total distance), I had been pulled 13 miles from the finish, even though I was maintaining a pace fast enough to finish within the time limit (but you have to abide by the course rules). 2,818 more words

“The further one goes, the less one knows.” — Lao-Tzu

This year for my third annual JFK race, I was hoping to do something special: break 10 hours. 1,666 more words


Avalon 50M - 2016

January 9, 2016

After a one-year hiatus from this race (because I was told no early starts), I am back for my 4th attempt (3 finishes out of 3, to clarify). 3,540 more words


Mt. Disappointment 50M (?) - 2007

August 11, 2007

Today is my big test for being able to do the 50 miler and marathon on back-to-back days.  Mt. Disappointment should prove to be WAY harder than the course I am doing in December (10-15 times the elevation change)… but I need to remember what it is to run 50 miles. 1,364 more words