A Mile in My (Discount Rack) Shoes

Last night I ran a mile faster than I ever have before. This past winter, I participated in MITHACAL Miler training sessions. They definitely helped propel me into my spring training cycles, focusing on shorter distances and speed. After Saturday’s Gorges Half Marathon (story coming soon) I was unsure how I’d handle a fast mile […]

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Skunk Cabbage Half Marathon 2018 (1:26:15)

I signed up for my fifth Skunk Cabbage Half Marathon on December 1. There’s something about hitting registration for your favorite races on the first day it opens, in the depths of winter. I have several races that are this way, including Gorges Half and the Cayuga Lake Triathlon. I love Skunk because of the people. […]

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My First FLRC Track Meet

We were supposed to be skiing. We had reservations for a weekend at Jay Peak, but with a winter storm brewing, bad driving on the horizon and negative temperatures the whole time we’d be there, we weren’t feeling it. So we decided to stay home. I half-unpacked my bag and relished the prospect of a […]

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Lucifer’s Crossing 2017 (54:31)

As I write this, I’m about to jump into Green Lakes Endurance Run’s 50K tomorrow morning. After the Cayuga Lake Triathlon, I shifted gears into the final weeks of a 50K plan to have some semblance of preparation for this race. As such, it was serendipity that the fourth running of Lucifer’s Crossing coincided with a […]

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