I love Baltimore. It's my hometown. It's filled with great places. And great people. I love the Baltimore Marathon. It brings my hometown, the great places, and the great people together. The 2011 Baltimore marathon was my first marathon. I STRUGGLED through my first marathon. It was war. But the next
I’ve heard since I started mountain bike racing about the epic Shenandoah 100 race put on by Chris Scott and Shenandoah Mountain Touring. Shenandoah was the 13th race of the National Ultra Endurance Series (NUE) and my 5th series race this year. The Shenandoah area is beautiful and being able
Last weekend I headed north for my 4th National Ultra Endurance Series mountain bike race: Hampshire 100. After going it alone for Wildcat and Mohican I was very excited to have my AFC teammate and good friend Jerry Jackson doing the race as well. Jerry had a great race at Wilderness
The Morning I woke up with a sore throat. Not a “you're getting sick” sore throat just a nagging sore throat. I performed my morning rituals (eat/coffee/bathroom/dress) and by the time I had a few sips of coffee it had subsided. My race morning prep went well. In transition I prepared my
The 2013 Hilly Billy Roubaix was hour for hour the hardest race I’ve done to date. I’ve done some very tough races. And some of the longer races have been harder overall for me. But for the length of race Hilly Billy was TOUGH. It was hot, hard, and long.
Mohican was my fourth cycling road trip for the year. Here's a recap of the trips to date: Southern Cross - Dahlonega GA - 675 Miles Cohutta 100 - Ducktown TN - 614 Miles Wildcat 100 - Rosendale NY - 267 Mile Mohican 100 - Loudonville OH - 408 Mile Mohican 100 is the fifth
The forecast for Wildcat 100 was about as promising as the forecast had been for Cohutta 100 two weeks before. It was strikingly similar: early in the week things looked semi-promising for us optimistic types and the forecast was worse every time I checked it the rest of the week.
Here’s a synopsis of the race report I wanted to write about the 2013 Cohutta 100: “I had an awesome time at the Cohutta 100. It was brutal but I endured and finished in xx:xx time [insert a time under 10 hours]. The conditions were terrible and it was the hardest
The Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run: "The Runners Rite of Spring" One of my favorite parts of running is spending time with people that I care about. Today that was my cousin, Christy. Christy is a veteran runner. She holds the family record for the most marathons. She's run