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Pinhoti 100 Miler

I could frame the outcome of Pinhoti one of two ways. Option one- I went sub 24 in my second 100 miler, shattered my preconceived notions of what I was capable of, and had a great race. Option two- I … Continue reading

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Bighorn 100

The 2017 edition of Bighorn, which takes place in the Bighorn mountains of Wyoming, served up some of the worst conditions in race history. Extended rain turned the course, already famous for its muddy sections, into an absolute mess that … Continue reading

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Stillhouse 100k

The Stillhouse 100k is an out and back of the Upchuck 50k course that runs along the eastern rim of the Cumberland Plateau. I kept telling myself, “Oh, it’s just Upchuck twice. It won’t be that bad.” False. A more … Continue reading

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San Juan Solstice 50 and a Road Trip

Summer is fun. As a teacher, I get two months of freedom. Even better, my wife Marcelle and I work at the same school so we have the exact same schedule of days off. This makes planning vacations and weekend … Continue reading

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Quest for the Crest 50k

The Quest for the Crest 50k runs up and down the Black Mountains outside of Burnsville, North Carolina. You go up and down the mountain three times. During those three trips up and down, there is a little over 11,000 … Continue reading

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