It was a fun challenge where 918 runners signed up to either run a 10k, Half-Marathon, or a 50k or in classic Michael Wardian fashion, run all the distances. This would be my first virtual run and coming off of the Towpath FKT, I felt recovered enough to give it a go and represent the Beast Coast as best as I could. There was some hype around the event from the East Coast Trail and Ultrarunners Facebook page and it was really cool to see all of the posts from fellow runners completing their races.Continue reading “East VS West Coast Virtual Challenge- 50k”
On May 16th, 2020 at 8:20 am…
I set out on a 70 mile long journey across one of New Jersey’s longest single foot trails to set a FKT (Fastest Known Time) on the trail and to remember and honor the lives lost due to Covid-19. This would be a run that would change my life.Continue reading “Towpath: A Run to Remember…Setting an FKT in the Time of Covid-19”
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 New York and the East Coast. My wife and father who both work at Princeton University were sent back to working from home.Continue 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.Continue reading “50 Miles The Homemade Way”
Before You start thinking this is another Coronavirus commentary, this is something much more than that. Something much more important.
Let me explain…Continue reading “Towpath: Running and Fundraising To Fight the Coronavirus Pandemic in NJ Amazing How Plans Can Change in an Instant!”