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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