Thonnica Khills Race Report

For those of you who are concerned…….. I survived.  But not without a few mud slides and charley horses along the way. I had a few goals going into this race and none of them involved me winning or breaking any sound or light barriers.  My goals were to get some much needed miles on the trails, to test my … Continue reading “Thonnica Khills Race Report”

The Great Scorpion Trail Race

When we signed up for this race in January, we had full intentions on running most of it.  Unfortunately, due to some uncooperative body parts, we were forced to go to a majority walk plan.  But we knew that in advance, so we were prepared for it this time. We made the 4 hour drive up to Meridian on Friday … Continue reading “The Great Scorpion Trail Race”

Leatherwood 50K – DNF

I was arrogant to think that I could finish this race through will-power alone. Because not long into the race I realized that without the proper training, I was doomed. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let me start from the beginning. Christine & I rolled into town Friday afternoon after spending Thursday evening with Mason at Gardner-Webb.  We checked in … Continue reading “Leatherwood 50K – DNF”

Wilderness Ten Miler Race Report

What is the definition of a race? From the race director’s email this week, it said it was going to be an “organized training run.” Okay, we didn’t have bibs or awards. But we did have a starting line, a finish line, 3 aid stations and most importantly jambalaya and beer. So I am going to call it race.  Plus … Continue reading “Wilderness Ten Miler Race Report”

2013 Rocky Raccoon 100 Mile Race Report

As disappointing as it was to Juba, I was completely coherent for this entire race.  This race report?  Maybe not so much.  A lot of things can happen over the course of 100 miles in the woods.   Loop 1 – The Start of a Long Day(s) One of my favorite parts of an ultra-marathon is the non-dramatic start.  Everyone … Continue reading “2013 Rocky Raccoon 100 Mile Race Report”