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Western States 100

Getting there They say in running that the hardest part is getting to the starting line. I am pretty good at making that as hard as possible. Earlier in the spring I had my usual road marathon lined up which I generally like to do because it gives me some structure and focus over the winter […]

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Dirty Thirty, First Forray With a 50K

Go out too hard, fall down, give up, stop caring, keep running. This was my Dirty30 experience. [here I will forgo the “getting very little sleep before the race and getting up at 3:15AM to drive an hour” pre-race bit] Going into the race I had some very wrong assumptions, the largest of which was […]

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Sean O’Brien 100K

After a second and somewhat predictable failure in the Western States lottery I was having a hard time getting motivated with 2015. I really wanted to do some more 100’s this year following my two flukes at the distance in 2014. For some reason none of the US races were really getting me excited so […]

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