Category: Ultra Running

2015 Georgia Jewel Race Report

My 35 mile ultra marathon on the Pinhoti Trail in the North Georgia mountains is in the books! Was  I able  to finish or did I DNF (did not finish)?  Here  is a detailed description of the toughest race I’ve run to date. Arrived at the host hotel at about 3 pm. the  day before …

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35 Miler Around The Corner!

Who doesn’t enjoy a good 35 mile run somewhere in the Georgia mountains? It’s that time of year again, time to run the ultras!  I can’t wait. In fact I couldn’t wait, so I’ve entered a 35 mile trail race in Georgia! The picture to the left is part of that race from what I …

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Ultra Quotes…

Haven’t updated you on any of my ultra training so I thought I’d do that! I’m currently registered for an ultra (30 plus miles) trail run and a city marathon (26.2 miles). My training consists of lifting weights at the gym and outdoor running. I hate running on the treadmill but if I have to …

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Ultra Running on Vimeo

Need a little inspiration to run faster and longer? If so, I would recommend you head over to Vimeo and watch these.  Get off the couch and watch a few!

2015 Running Season

Well it’s that time of the year again.  Time to get ready for the 2105 Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra Running racing! Currently I’m running about 4 days per week. 2 days at 7 miles, 1 day at 90 minutes and 1 day at 45 minutes – all non-stop!  Ok maybe this schedule isn’t difficult …

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Mountain Mist 50k Trail Run 2015

Over the weekend I decided to run what is claimed to be the premier ultra trail run in the Southeast.  31 plus miles would need to be covered to reach the finish line racing on Monte Sano in Huntsville AL. Here’s the way I saw it. To set the story up it will help to …

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Ultra Experiment

How did I get into this? A few years ago I decided to give running a try.  Why?  I’m not sure.  I’m was in relatively good  shape, working out weekly at a nearby gym. One  day I decided that I haven’t given running a try so I  thought I’d add it to the long list …

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