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Disappointment and Relief

My 2016 running has not gone according to the plan that I drew up at the beginning of the year. I was hoping to build upon my successes and failures from 2015 and ultimately get myself to Run Rabbit Run in September with a decent chance of completing the course....

Quad Rock 50 Race Report

It was a cool damp day for the Quad Rock 50… quite different from the weather forecast from the day before. I was somewhat familiar with the course, having run the inaugural Quad Rock 25 back in 2012, but I had forgotten just how much it climbs. I mean, looking...

Resetting the 2016 Race Schedule

Unfortunately, for various reasons, I’m going to DNS this coming weekend’s Umstead 100. I know it’s the right decision, but I can’t help but feel down about it (particularly after getting lucky on registration day and securing a coveted spot)....

Another “Last One Standing” Race

I came across another “Last One Standing” race while browsing some of the runner blogs I follow. The write-up came from the prolific Davy Crockett, whose race and solo run adventure reports I’ve always found to be incredibly detailed and full of...