Whirlwind of Races in 2019

Wow! What a whirlwind I have had in running in 2019! My first race was Badwater Cape Fear completing 51 Miles on a Beach in North Carolina. My time was 10:02, overall: 22, GP:5. The weather was beautiful and it was a great way to start my 2019 Races! My…

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Badwater Cape Fear 2019

I arrived at Cape Fear Ferry on Friday with Spencer around 12:30. As we waited with excitement I really was happy with the weather being 65 degrees and hardly any wind. The sun was shining! We boarded the ferry and had a nice ride to the island where we were…

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Umstead 100 Mile Race

Racing the Umstead 100 this year I had two goals.  One was to break the USATF Record for 60-64 year olds which I have done twice but not on a certified course.  Two was to enjoy a trail race which I have heard was fun and welcoming.  As Spencer and…

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Topo shoe race review

I started ultra running less than 7 years ago.  I have learned through trial and error many things.  One of those, “things”, are shoes.  I switched to a zero drop shoe around 4 years ago because of continuous nagging injuries that had occurred with many of my, “overuse”, injuries.  I…

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Arkansas Traveller 100

Less than 4 weeks after the 200.6 mile race in Tahoe,  I flew out toArkansas into Little Rock.  There Spencer and I rented a car and went to the race registration packet pick-up in a town called, “Perryville”.   This has been the first time I have ran another 100 miles…

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Tahoe 200 Mile Endurance Run

The Tahoe 200 Endurance Run was one that I had on my, “Bucket List”.   With 40,000 feet of assent and 40,000 feet of descent. It was in the Sierra Mountains and ranging from 4200 feet of altitude to 9800 feet of altitude. A total of over 70,000 feet of…

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