Stone Cat 50 Miler Done, And Wow, Trail Running’s Hard, Man!

First 50 mile run. First real trail race of any distance; Stone Cat. First time back at that total raw, scraped-out, edge-space of the soul since my very first marathon. Finished the 50 miles in 8:52:55. Beautiful weather, perfect conditions – shorts and T-shirt from the 6:15 start.¬†Comforting to meet…

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A Wonderful Experience In My First “Official” Pacer Role

Baystate Marathon & Half Marathon¬†– 3:29:23 – I had an amazing, inspiring time volunteering on behalf of our running club, Athletic Alliance, and leading the 3:30 pace group for the Baystate Marathon. Being a part of so many cool people’s great accomplishments, PRs and BQs, was an honor, and I…

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Stonecat 50 Training Run: Lifetime Longest Time, Distance

Cross post from my DailyMile log. This was a bit of a milestone. Stonecat 50 training run. Easy-pace 50K (31.1 miler). Longest run, lifetime, both in terms of distance (prior was about 26.5) and time (longest time ever on my feet running was last month, when I ran a marathon-distance…