Posts Tagged ‘100 miles’

2014 Honey Badger 100 Mile Ultra Road Race – ‘WE’ Found the ‘US’ in ‘TEAM’!

Writing a race report for a 100 miler is always hard for me.  It is difficult NOT to go into a painfully detailed play-by-play account of the whats, whens, wheres and hows of the specifics of the race; fueling, hydration, pace, etc.  Unfortunately that leads to a reading experience that has as much monotony, boredom, […]

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Honey Badger Race Preview 2014

At some miserably low and painful point of almost every longer ultra – especially a 100 miler – I find myself severely questioning my life choices.  Specifically, the choice to subject myself to the grueling punishment required to run long distances, in less than favorable weather, and on difficult terrain – for a belt buckle […]

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10 Keys To Insure A DNF In Your 1st 100 Mile Race

10 Keys to Insure a DNF in your 1st 100 Mile Attempt 1.       Select an Insanely Difficult Course If you are going to run a freaking 100 mile race, why the hell would you run some wimpy flat course with no technical terrain or high altitudes?  What kind of wimpy hundred mile racer needs decent […]

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Pumpkin Holler 100 Mile – “Perfection”

Everything went perfectly. That one simple sentence basically sums up the 2013 Pumpkin Holler 100 mile race for me.  From the day I really committed to start some serious training (after a weak performance at Summer Psycho Psummer 50k) to the moment I crossed the Pumpkin Holler finish line, everything went perfectly. I won’t go […]

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My Long Lost Younger Brother

A little over two years ago in late September of 2011, at the 17th Annual FlatRock 50K, I met a kid named Zach Adams.  I call him a kid because even though, yes, he is my junior by about 12 years, more so because he had this mischievous grin on his face and pure state […]

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