Race Reports

Nifty Fifty K Race Report

Prerace Thoughts It’s hard to believe a race that held such little weight could have gone so well. I didn’t taper, unless you count only doing a single 4 mile run the day before, yet somehow managed to feel 110% from the gun to the tape. I did however have a good feeling about the race based on how my…

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Crow Pass Crossing Report

I’d be lying if I said I went into crow pass crossing 100% confident of running under 3 hours 5 minutes. Between an early season injury and race week sore/flat legs I just didn’t feel like my ducks were in a row for a stellar performance. After Lake Sonoma 50 I suffered set back after set back. It started with some…

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Mt Marathon Reflection

It was promised to be the most competitive field of runners ever assembled for Mount Marathon. The 3.1 mile race has always been the largest of the mountain running grand prix, but with the addition of Kilian Jornet and other notable international athletes, Alaskans were ready to put up their fight against the best in 2015. I’ve never been the strongest…

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Lake Sonoma 50 Race Report

Travel and Foreword 50 Miles. Or in this case, 25 miles of running and 25 miles of dragging ass. I’ve taken time to let the race sink in before writing this hopefully burn off some of the frustration (through running of course) for such a poor performance. I’d love to have an excuse for what happened, but I don’t. I…

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