Where to start? First, I haven’t written anything since the Burning River 100 miler over two months ago. After recovering from that race I started getting back out running low miles, but just couldn’t get fired up to dive into another training cycle. So I ran when I felt like
The Burning River 100 Pre-Race
After nearly 8 months of training and 2 DNF’s , after a lot of pain and even more fun it was time to put it all together and make this dream of running the Burning River 100 happen. I arrived in Cuyahoga Falls Friday afternoon and after checking in
On December 14th, 2015 I began training for the Burning River 100 miler. Technically I was training for a number of events with build-ups, races , and cut backs eventually culminating in running 100 miles. It all seemed so far away, but now it is close. I’d say too close,
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
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