When did all this begin???? It started almost overnight as the week after I ran the Caumsett 50k in Long Island and then started back to work, Covid-19 would begin to grapple the world and forever change us. First it was the beginning of cases in Washington and California, which soon became cases in NewContinue reading “Setting the Stage: The D&R Canal Towpath Run to Remember, Honor, and Share In the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic”
What is it like to run 50 Miles around a homemade 4 mile loop? Well, I would say it is really not that sexy, nor absolutely breath-taking. No mountain peaks, no ocean views, no beautiful wooded trails, just pavement around some buildings take shape the beauty in the mundane.
Before You start thinking this is another Coronavirus commentary, this is something much more than that. Something much more important. Let me explain…
I have run Caumsett 50k a few times before. Once in 2016, 2019 and again in 2020. Every year I have run it, it has been a Road USA 50k championship, where the top finishers under 3 hours -earn automatic qualifying times for the National team.
I had one more morning run to go on before we would make the trip to Myoko.