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Enjoying 200 Miles in Virginia

Enjoying 200 Miles in Virginia

I enjoy writing “race reports” in a short and to the point kind of approach. I don’t write about the “struggle” of any of this because it’s not a struggle. I don’t have those stories of overcoming self perceived odds to...
Let’s Go Trailing

Let’s Go Trailing

Beautiful! The Green Legs and Hamstrings Trail Marathon held in Danville, Va and organized by the Parks and Recreation Department was absolutely beautiful from beginning to end. As always, short, simple and positive is my style so here you go. The Good There were...
Holiday Lake 50K ++

Holiday Lake 50K ++

So on a tip from a fellow YMCA member, I decided to book end the Virginia Beach Distance Races 100K with the Holiday Lake 50K ++ over in Appomatox, Virginia and more than happy I did.The beautiful run along the Holiday Lake coast and jutting off into the bordering...
Virginia Beach Distance Races 100K

Virginia Beach Distance Races 100K

A lot of race reports are detailed and offer great insight into races. My style is sometimes more compact and in this case want to keep it that way. The Virginia Beach Distance Races 100K was an incredible time. I had my best 50K, 50 mile and first...
2015 in Summary

2015 in Summary

Kind of copping out on this one. Figure I write enough about specifics so if interested, check out my year. Had the ultimate goal of 3,600 miles and made it with miles to spare. Source: Coach Derek...
The Hot 100

The Hot 100

I am a newbie to the ultra running community and have put myself on a fairly steep learning curve. The Florida Keys 100 in May of 2015 was my third 100 mile race since January of the same year and most definitely the most difficult to date. It definitely offered...

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