Category Archives: running

Ghost Train 2018: Living to run another day

“The real purpose of running isn’t to win a race, it’s to test the limits of the human heart.” ~ Bill Bowerman This past weekend I attempted my second hundred mile race at Ghost Train Ultras in Brookline, NH.  Although … Continue reading

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Follow your dreams and you’ll never look back

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” ~ Steve Prefontaine   When I started running in 2011, I did it because I wanted to run a benefit 5k for my hometown tornado relief fund.  Back … Continue reading

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VT100k 2018: The race that finally happened.

Well I’m finally coming down off the high of the VT100k so I guess its time to get my adventure down on (digital) paper.  The weekend went off without a single hitch and I still can’t believe the amazing time … Continue reading

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Loon Mountain Race: what the hell was I thinking?

On July 8, 2018 I ran my first mountain race at the USATF Mountain Running Championships at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, NH.  I planned to use this race as my last hard training run prior to my goal race at … Continue reading

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Inaugural Chesterfield Gorge Ultra: The Race That Almost Wasn’t

This past Saturday was National Trails Day, and I chose to celebrate it by running the inaugural Chesterfield Gorge Ultra.  This race is a 30-hour, run as much as you want in the time allowed event.  The fact that this … Continue reading

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When your best is just barely good enough. (Ghost Train 100 mile endurance run)

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” ~ Steve Prefontaine   Pre has been an idol of mine since I started running. Maybe it was because he was a bullied, scrappy kid like I was. … Continue reading

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TARC Summer Classic (or my version of the Amazing Race)

“Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.  Wash your spirit clean.” ~ John Muir   The Trail Animals Running Club Summer Classic was held … Continue reading

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