Category Archives: Race Reports

San Diego 50 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue Inspired by the Barkley Marathons documentary and a Marathon Talk episode with Elisabet Barnes describing the Marathon de Sables, I thought I might try … Continue reading

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2017 Fairfax Four Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue After last Saturday’s long run to close out a 50 mile week, I started tapering for the 2018 San Diego 50 Miler!  My schedule … Continue reading

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2017 Alexandria Turkey Trot 5 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I ran for five days after finishing the 2017 New York City Marathon so I could break my previous running streak.  Then, I took … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the 2017 New York City Marathon in July using a training plan from Advanced Marathoning, Second Edition. My goal was to … Continue reading

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2017 Bourbon Chase

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue (If you’re not familiar with relays, my race report from 2015 Ragnar Cape Cod has a brief description of how they work.) This would … Continue reading

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2017 Army Ten Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue The Army Ten Miler is one of the largest 10 milers in the world.  It’s also one of my favorite local races.  Running with … Continue reading

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2017 Dulles Day on the Runway 10K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the 2017 New York City Marathon back in July using one of the plans in Advanced Marathoning by Pete Pfitzinger.  … Continue reading

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Fletcher’s Cove ParkRun – June 24, 2017

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I continued my race a weekend streak.  This summer, I ran the Capitol Hill Classic 10K, Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon, Belmont Bay Belmont … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island ParkRun – June 17, 2017

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I’ve been racing every weekend this summer.  In the past month, I’ve done the Capitol Hill Classic 10K, Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon, Belmont … Continue reading

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2017 Lawyers Have Heart 10K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I had a mild case of post-marathon blues after the 2017 Eugene Marathon and thought racing more would help.  In the past month, I’ve … Continue reading

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