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Lake Sonoma 50 Race Report: 2014

Lake Sonoma 50 Race Report: 2014

I’ve been overanalyzing and agonizing over my performance at the 2014 Lake Sonoma 50 mile race. I’m a numbers guy and I like cold, hard scientific data.  The obvious results from this race of course demonstrate the fact that both men’s and women’s ultra-trail running fields are getting really close and competitive. Every second counts! […]

April 17, 2014 | By | 49 Replies More
Tarawera Ultra Marathon Race Report

Tarawera Ultra Marathon Race Report

Kia Ora! Running in New Zealand has been a surreal experience. Having the opportunity to race a world-class field in such a wonderful country is one major reason why I do this sport.  I realize that such distant travel is a luxury and a privilege and it’s not something that I take for granted. I’ve […]

March 24, 2014 | By | 48 Replies More
2014 Tarawera 100km Training and updates

2014 Tarawera 100km Training and updates

I took a week totally off after the Carlsbad Marathon on Jaunary 19th.  This has pretty much been my standard recovery time frame for any race…marathon to ultra marathon. Next up will be the Tarawera 100km followed by the Northburn Race  ultra trail race (I’m only doing 50km) in New Zealand! A lot of people and […]

February 26, 2014 | By | 18 Replies More
Fat as a Fuel in Marathons and Ultra Marathons

Fat as a Fuel in Marathons and Ultra Marathons

First of all, I want to thank everyone for their positive comments and support of this blog. I really appreciate your support. Without your following and feedback none of this would be possible. In a way to hopefully add something constructive to the running community I’ve started up doing more “Training Talks” on my YouTube […]

January 30, 2014 | By | 36 Replies More
Moving Down To The Marathon

Moving Down To The Marathon

Moving Down To The Marathon   Photo Credit: CrusePhoto. com,  Also on Twitter at @CrusePhoto.   I ran my very first marathon at the 2007 Houston Marathon in 2:22:21 missed the Olympic Trials standard by 21 seconds. It was brutal. Almost exactly 7 years later (yesterday, January 19th) I ran the 2014 Carlsbad Marathon in […]

January 21, 2014 | By | 43 Replies More