It has been an eventful eight months in my life, both running and personal, since my last update. For a variety of reasons, the blog fell to the back burner in the second half of 2016. However I hope to be more purposeful and frequent with blog updates in 2017. Here goes a brief recap of […]
Six months or so ago, Brandy convinced me to run a 50k with her. It would be the first ultramarathon for both of us. At the time, I wasn’t running many miles, but she said she’d be running easy, so I figured I’d survive. We registered a few months ago for the 50k at the […]
In October 2015, I was having a solid month. After the back-to-back trail race and half marathon, followed by a win at the Runaway Pumpkin 10k, I closed out the month with my largest ever training week of 57 miles. Then disaster struck.
After 28 races, my 2015 competitive season is complete. I may race one or two more local races for fun, but for the most part, it’s back to training. This year was a wild year, filled with lots of the unplanned and unexpected. Yet, it was far better and more rewarding than I’d imagined. Since […]
My fall schedule, though shorter, was even more tightly packed than my summer, with races at least every weekend. The schedule: 9/6 – Mt. Greylock Hill Climb 9/12 – Windmill 5k 9/19 – Brewfest 5k 9/27 – VT50 Relay Leg 1 (12.3mi) 10/4 – New England Half Marathon 10/11 – Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race 10/17 – Vulcan’s […]
Two years ago, I came in 3rd overall (2nd male) at the WOWFest 10k in a time of 40:41. Last year, it conflicted with another race. This year, it luckily didn’t conflict… but then they cancelled it! Luckily it was replaced by the Runaway Pumpkin 10k on another free weekend, so I was still able to run […]