Columbus Distance Classic

Yes, I still owe a race report for the Crown King Scramble.. it’s in the works. In the meantime… Saturday was the Columbus Distance Classic. I hadn’t been feeling too great leading up to it: I haven’t done any sort of speedwork all winter, and not running roads much at all. I ran 6 miles Wednesday, and just felt awkward. […]

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Wow (Crown King Scramble 50K)

I had the most fabulous time last weekend! I haven’t had the time yet to draft up a report, but there is definitely one coming. The Crown King Scramble was absolutely amazing, from 161 runners huddled around a fire at dusk with Betty of Betty’s Trail Rides serving up coffee heated over the fire at 6am to the occasional move […]

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A long overdue update (no, I’m not dead)

Saturday I met up with my fellow Wild Runners (Team Run Wild) at B-Dubs. Seems like a good group of people. We sat and just got to know each other. I enjoyed chatting with the organizer about some future endeavours he’s working on.. I’ll say it right now: I’m pretty sure I’m the weakest on the team. There are a […]

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Buckeye Trail Race Report

I decided to enter the Buckeye Trail 50K somewhat on a whim. I had been planning to do the Crown King Scramble 50K in March, and decided that the best way to prepare for an ultra was to run one as ‘training’. A friend had recently discovered the “joy” of trail running, and I believe she suggested we give it […]

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Buckeye Trail Winter Run 50K

So I’m doing a training run for the Crown King Scramble. It’s a “fun run”; the Buckeye Trail 50K. Yeah, I guess this is taper madness at its finest. Jan 28th. $40, no awards. There are two loops; 5 miles and 8 miles. So theoretically, if things go poorly, I can bail. Naturally, Helen will be my partner in crime. […]

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the last day of work before vacation is rough.. no work to do, so I just – signed up for the Disney 5K family Fun Run (to run with my Mom) – registered for the Crown King Scramble 50K in March – booked my flight to AZ in March (well, using my folks’ CC – merry Christmas to me!)

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such a dork!

So in a fit of “payday mania” I bought this the other day to get ready for the Crown King Scramble 50K in March. You have to carry at least 20oz of water with you the whole race, and at parts 40oz is recommended. So I decided to try out a hydration system so I wouldn’t have to worry about […]

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geez I sound like PR Paul..

I have a friend who only recently started training. Before that, he only ran races on the weekends. It was kinda funny, but it seemed to work for him. I just responded to a qquestion by about racing during training, and Bridget emailed me about doing a marathon in February, and I started thinknig about all the races I’m considering […]

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12 at Highbanks today. We had a decent sized group: Brian, Doug, Bridget, Nancy, Andy, Jen and Shannon. Brian and Doug took off and I ran with Nancy and Bridget. They both have marathon aspirations: that’ll be pretty amazing to see! I hung with them for the first lap (46:58) and then took the second lap slower, with Doug (he […]

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