The Dreaded Long Run

I love running really long distances. Ultra races are the focus of my annual running calendar. I enjoy counting down the days till my next race (i.e. see widget to the right). The build up. The anticipation. It’s like Christmas season all year long for me. But my maintenance 20 mile long runs? Yeah, not…

The Failed Run

Well, that didn’t turn out like I had planned. There’s lots of different ways to define a failed training run. Maybe you didn’t run as fast as you wanted. Or your effort wasn’t high enough. You could have missed your vert target for the activity. Or possibly you went too hard on an easy day.…

Next up. . . ?

I’m in a bit of a holding pattern right now with my next race. It’s supposed to be the NJ Devil 100 sometime in April, however registration has yet to open for it. Apparently, they’re having some issues getting their permits. I originally signed up to run this race in the fall off 2020 (rescheduled…

Stop the Madness

I’ve got a problem. I keep falling down when I go out for runs. Now this isn’t a new problem. If you read enough of my race reports, you’ll see that this has been going on for quite a while. Typically though this has been limited to races. The only times I can remember hitting…

A New Streak

Throughout the first six years of this blog, I’ve been pretty random about posting content. Pretty much the only guarantees would be a race report at some point during the week after a race. Depending on the race, you also had maybe a 50/50 chance of a preview post the week before. Other than that…