Category Archives: running

Monument Ave. 10k

And the quest for sub-40 continues. Ever since my first real shot at breaking that barrier in 2012, it’s been my goal to beat 40 minutes in a 10k. The subplot shifted this winter when I hired a coach and dedicated … Continue reading

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2013 recap; 2014 preview

It’s time once again to both take a look back and attempt to peer forward at the year to come. Overall, 2013 was an excellent year for my running. But there were a few major low points as well, to … Continue reading

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Seashore 50k (DNF)

I had big goals for the Seashore 50k, but the weather had other plans. After a fantastic fall of training, which included pacing a 3:45 marathon and two successful solo runs of 27 and 29 miles, I felt so ready … Continue reading

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Richmond Marathon (3:45 pacer)

I want to start this report off with a little honesty: The idea of attempting a fast marathon still scares me after my experience at Shamrock in the spring of 2012. I had big goals and really put myself out … 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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[181] Looking back, looking forward

Even though I’m not blogging anymore, I still wanted to take a few moments to reflect on a fantastic year and look ahead to what I might want to accomplish in 2013. It’s been a year of ups and downs … Continue reading

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[180] The Maryland Challenge

The Maryland Challenge: Covering every foot of the Appalachian Trail through the state of Maryland – 41 miles from Pen-Mar, Pennsylvania, to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia – in a single day. For years the Maryland Challenge held a place of reverence for … Continue reading

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