Lock, Stock and Run. Gunstock 80K in New Hampshire–First Race back from Cocodona

So I am back at it. Cocodona was truly epic on so may accords. My body and mind took a beating. It took me a whole month to let my feet heal and gain some training back again. I looked at Gunstock as a test of my recovery and overall fitness. Could I put togetherContinue reading “Lock, Stock and Run. Gunstock 80K in New Hampshire–First Race back from Cocodona”

Gear Archives: What did I use for the Cocodona 250?

So when running a 250 mile trail race across Arizona, you need a lot of gear. Some of it is mandatory gear: safety blanket, headlamp, etc, but most of what you need is up to the individual. 200 mile continuous races are like mini-expeditions and the gear associated with them can be pretty vast. Let’sContinue reading “Gear Archives: What did I use for the Cocodona 250?”

Cocodona 250. Finding Hope in the Arizona Desert.

The Cocodona 250. The Big Show. When Ashlee had treated me to an entry for this 2nd year race, I was floored. I had always dreamed of running a 200 and after watching Cocodona 250 on the live stream last year, I knew I had to do it. The field assembled this year was byContinue reading “Cocodona 250. Finding Hope in the Arizona Desert.”

Boston in the Spring: My First Boston Marathon

Ah Boston. A truly Classic City, with a classic race. When I moved out to Providence last Spring, I had it on my bucket-list to run Boston when I could, as living so close to the race meant there was no more excuse to make the pilgrimage . 2022 would be my year to giveContinue reading “Boston in the Spring: My First Boston Marathon”

Snowshoe Running-The Top Secret Success to a Fitter Ultra Runner.

As I have transitioned from my snowshoes and into my trail running shoes for a busy Spring of races, I feel fitter and stronger than ever before. Why is that the case? Is snowshoe running to thank? Why do not more people snowshoe? Let us look to our European friends. Some of the top athletesContinue reading “Snowshoe Running-The Top Secret Success to a Fitter Ultra Runner.”