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Laurel Highlands Trail 70.5 Ultra – DNF

Checking Gear

 

Running is pretty awesome, but running in the forest and mountains? That is the bees knees! As always before a big race I was a little nervous, but mostly excited. I was in Johnstown on this particular Friday to grab my race

Peak Week for the Laurel Highlands 70.5 and the Aftermath

I intended to write this post weeks ago and, as sometimes happens, I found myself too busy and at times too lazy to do it. So here is the last three weeks or so in a nutshell.

I was excited! It was one of two peak weeks before the Laurel Highlands

2016 Pittsburgh Marathon Weekend

The Calm Before The Storm

After 18 weeks of training through the middle of the night, sub-zero temperatures, and countless hours spent sleep deprived here I stand. It feels a bit like that first hill on a roller coaster. The slow climb up as you fill with anticipation and finally the

Taper Not Tapir

It’s taper time once again for those running the Pittsburgh Marathon and Half Marathon and that can mean only one thing.

PANIC! OUCH! OOH CAKE! MUST RUN MORE! OUT OF TIME! EXPLETIVE! MORE EXPLETIVES! MORE CAKE!

Are you second guessing yourself? Your training? Your entire life? Good news!

2016 Pittsburgh Wild Half Recap

IMG_2156It was a long week of training that started Tuesday with a 15 mile run around Penn Hills. That kind of mileage on a workday meant starting the run at 3:30 AM. I took advantage of the late/early hour and ran a route

Epson Runsense SF-810

I was surfing the web and something caught my eye. I thought I had just seen an advertisement for a GPS watch. While there isn’t anything out of the ordinary seeing ads for running gear on my computer the manufacturer caught my attention. Epson? The people who make printers? Is

Epson Runsense SF-810

299.99
Epson Runsense SF-810
6.5

Functionality

8/10

    Comfort

    8/10

      App

      5/10

        Upload

        5/10

          Pros

          • Large readable display
          • Acquires signal quickly
          • Accurate wrist-based HR (810)

          Cons

          • Slow upload time
          • Counterintuitive app design
          • Price

          A Day in The Life

          It was a Saturday. Not just a Saturday, but a long run Saturday! I woke up at 4:30 AM bright eyed and bushy tailed and ready to rise up and meet the day! Okay, most of that was true…..some of it….I woke up at 4:30 and it was a Saturday. But it

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