Chase Corporate Challenge Rochester 2009

This was the third year I have done this race. The first year I ran it four days after the Buffalo Marathon, and ran 8:35 pace. I spent much of the race passing people. Last year I was much faster. I lined up towards the front, and ran it in 24:24 or about a 6:58 […]

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6 mile run, 40 mile ride, no karate

I was supposed to have run 15 miles yesterday. But I had slept poorly, and slept in. Then ran a bunch of errands. I just didn’t feel like running at all. I finally start running in the evening. I managed to get 9 miles in.So this morning, I got up and ran another 6 miles, […]

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Relay For Life – My 45 mile ultramarathon

I got involved in this event when my uncle called me and asked if I wanted to participate. My aunt was the captain of a team. It was taking place down in Washington, Pennsylvania, about a five and a half hour drive from my home. I said yes. He also said I could participate in […]

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Trail running gaiters

I have run the Damn Wakely Dam Ultra the last two years. And both times I have had to stop along the way to empty dirt, mud and rocks out of my shoes. So there is the time used to stop and take them off, and put them back on again. There is also the […]

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Boston Marathon jacket

Having qualified for the Boston Marathon, and then to actually run, I had to buy a Boston Marathon jacket. I is sort of manditory. I knew that it wouldn’t be cheap, but the price was only of minor concern. Sort of like when I go to do the Ironman in August, I will probably be […]

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