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50 for Freedom

On June 9 – less than two weeks from today – I will embark on a 50-mile run to raise funds and awareness for Operation Enduring Warrior, a Richmond-based nonprofit that focuses on the empowerment and rehabilitation of our nation’s … Continue reading

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Singletrack Maniac 50k

I first heard about the Singletrack Maniac in February, but I was already committed to run Promise Land as my spring goal race at the end of April. So I filed it away and just waited to see how I … Continue reading

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Promise Land 50k++

There are days when the race goes your way, and days it doesn’t. And then there are those days when the entire experience of the event overshadows the specifics of the race, and this was one of those days. The … Continue reading

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2013 Monument Ave. 10k

After two consecutive years of big PRs at this race, I fell off this time around to finish in 41:18 – 55 seconds off my best time. But, unlike the past two years, I have been focused on ultrarunning in 2013 … Continue reading

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Instant Classic Trail Marathon

The Instant Classic Trail Marathon has been on my radar since its first running two years ago. Even at that time, when I was absorbed in triathlons and not even considering marathons, the idea of a long trail race that … Continue reading

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LoveRox Half Marathon

When I first signed up for the inaugural LoveRox Half Marathon last November, I had just had my very first DNS as I had to drop out of my fall half-marathon due to injury. After taking much of the late … Continue reading

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ICY-8 8-hour trail run

When I first heard about the ICY-8 trail race, my palms got sweaty and time seemed to slow to a crawl for the couple hours it took to make sure my schedule would allow me to participate. With a new … Continue reading

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