Trumansburg May Day 5K 2017 (19:07)

I always love the May Day 5K, and it’s not just because my wife Amy is one of the race organizers. It’s literally around the corner from my house and follows the same running route I use for many of my training runs. Plus, it’s a community race, so I can always count on seeing […]

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Infographic: Training for a 50-Mile Race

I had a great training cycle leading up to Cayuga Trails 50 in 2017, following Krissy Moehl’s training plan in her book. Post-race, I was inspired by Tyler Finck’s “runfograph” to create my own! Once I figured out how to export data out of Strava (a future how-to post, stay tuned) it was really fun […]

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Cayuga Trails 50: Take 2

I started officially training for my second 50-miler in the depths of this past winter. I ran my first race at this distance at Cayuga Trails 50 two years ago, after having fractured my little toe yet having a good training cycle up ’til then. It was a tough race, with a 5-hour split followed […]

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Skunk Cabbage Half Marathon 2017 (1:28:55)

I’m in the midst of a 50-mile training plan, and fortunately this race fell at the end of a fallback week in my training. The ultramarathon plan is structured with three weeks of increasing mileage followed by a recovery (fallback) week. I had planned on conservatively running any races during my training, but since I […]

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