The Scene-Setter: Let me start by saying the Pine Barrens are an incredible place. Growing up in New Jersey, I have only been to the Pine Barrens as a young kid on a few school trips. I never really had a full-grasp or real understanding of what this region really was all about.
When I applied for this opportunity, I felt like it might be a pipedream that I would be selected… I have grinded my way through some decent results in ultrarunning the past 8 years and I finally feel like I am starting to come into my own. I was beyond excited when I was oneContinue reading “IAU Solidarity Run with Team USA!”
A couple of weeks ago I ran the East Coast Vs West Coast Challenge put on by Destination Trail and the Yeti Trail Runners. 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 wouldContinue 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 myContinue 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 NewContinue reading “Setting the Stage: The D&R Canal Towpath Run to Remember, Honor, and Share In the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic”