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Glacier Ridge Trail 50 mile -2019

Saturday May 11, 2019

cover photo : Shannon Mick IG: @be.short.run.ultra

Josh and I rode up to Moraine State Park. The park is named for the meandering ridge we would spend many miles traversing. A moraine is a feature marking the southernmost

Five Fingers V-Run

If toe socks weird you out then these minimalist shoes might just push you over the brink, but if you are ready for something different the Vibram Five Fingers V-Run might be your new friend.

Out of the box the Five Fingers V-Run appeared

Hyner Challenge 50k -the best DNF

Saturday, April 20th, 2019

Cover photo cred: R. Bugay

Huge climbs and descents coupled with warm temperatures and heavy rain the previous day combined to form a Hyner year unlike any in recent years according to the vets there. On a good

2018 Oil Creek 100

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Unforgiving, historic, gnarly. Do you have what it takes?

The Oil Creek 100 website asks this very question. In 2017 I didn’t truly answer the question.  A sprained ankle one week before the race followed by re-spraining it

2018 FAAP Fall Classic

Sunday September 9, 2018

The FAAP Fall Classic is a great event in North Park, just outside of Pittsburgh.  Distances of 5k, 10k, and 20k provide opportunities for every level of runner and walker. The proceeds benefit the Queen of Peace Orphanage in the

The 2018 Hyner Half Recap

Saturday August 25th, 2018

I finished up work early Friday and hit the road.  It was a beautiful day and the ride across the state from Pittsburgh to just north of Lock Haven was enjoyable.  I had seen pictures from various races here for years

LUNA Mono 2.0 Review

I have run in my LUNA Mono 1.0s for a long long time now. Over 1000 miles and so many stories on that old pair. Two 100 mile finishes, some DNFs, and so many runs in all seasons with good friends.  These sandals are have shared some incredible

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