2018 San Diego Trail Marathon

I was sick for the 2 weeks leading up to this race.
January 12th is a tough time to run a flat marathon in 83 degree weather.
I didn’t do enough speed training on flat terrain.
My pack hurt my neck.
I ran out of both nutrition and water at several points in the race…

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San Juan Solstice 50

15 weeks of training has an infinite amount of conclusions. At any moment, I could have succumbed to injury, boredom or fear. Each week, the walls narrowed and what was a vast expanse of opportunity morphed into singular focus.

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Injury

Originally written in early May. Never published… Not really finished… I’m about 5 weeks into my intentional trainingĀ and we ran about 24 miles on Sunday. It had snowed all of Friday and Saturday, so we hit Magnolia Road and decided to do the full out and back from Boulder Canyon to Peak to Peak Highway […]

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Notes on First Training Plan

This year, I’ve signed up for my second and third ultramarathons.Ā I’m running 30miles the first weekend of June and 50 miles the last weekend of June. Knowing that I would need a training plan I set to work creating one for myself. I know a coach would be valuable- I highly recommend that anyone trying […]

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