the basics: finished. 12:24:42 #30/65 finishers (15 dnf’s) AG #7/12 (1 dnf) strava reads (after i cropped out 15 minutes at the finish when i forgot to turn the watch off): 56.13M, 12:23:39, 13:15 avg pace. https://www.strava.com/activities/1509013018 Congrats to everyone who ran, esp the 6 (50-somethings) who beat me! I am writing this report after … More Whiskey Basin 88k 4-14-2018
Chuckanut 50K 3-17-2018 Result: 5:34:39 131/429 AG (50-59) 6/43 strava: https://www.strava.com/activities/1458350105/overview ill try not to make this too long… Weather: cold at the start. frost covered the grass at the park and i was shivering. they had something kinda like coffee? …or tea. i couldnt tell but it was warm. during the day it warmed up … More Chuckanut 50K 2018
(the pic is not from race day but same location weather was sunny and warm!) This is a race I have done five times now. They have it twice/year. In the Spring it’s called Cottontail and reverses direction (ccw) but is the same track. There are two loops, a … More Carkeek 6-Hour 10-28-2017
so today i was jogging down at green lake main path (counter-clockwise) and saw a man and a woman yelling at each other by the tennis courts. the man was yelling “get away from me!” and the woman was apparently doing some kind of hex with her hands. i stopped to listen. the woman wouldnt … More crazy lady
Dear Mayor, Interim Mayor or Whom it may concern, I have been waiting to write because ive been waiting for a new mayor that perhaps can be trusted? Now that it seems we aren’t getting one any time soon so I’ll just write to this office. I live in North Seattle in the Greenwood neighborhood … More What happened to the city I once loved?
how i am feeling about MP? bad. very bad. the amount of effort required for me to run MP right now is only a little bit less than HMP. i think it acually has something to do with cadence and my stride mechanics. there is something that kicks in around 7:30 that hasnt kicked in … More no marathon?
but i am torn about training. it’s a week since Squamish and i have a first road marathon in 7 weeks. all my training has been pretty much for ultras. i have done some speed work but hardly anything in between and hardly anything at MP. at this point i cant imagine sustaining an 8:00 … More on to the Marathon!…
Gear: i wore exactly the same stuff as i had at Mt Hood . headsweats cap, giro base pockets over a compression shirt with 3 pockets sewn in back, feetures socks and one of my newer pairs of hoka clifton 1’s. i had some 3’s in the drop bag just in case but didnt use … More Squamish 50 Mile 8-19-2017
to preface i want to say that while it may sound like i am making excuses…well they are excuses …but there is no way for me to write a good RR without mentioning things that impacted my race. training went very well and i dont think there is anything i missed or screwed up with … More Mt Hood 50M 7-8-2017
https://www.strava.com/segments/15117090/embed I almost ran over a girl and bumped into a blind dog and had to climb through some downed trees but got it done! …I also saw a guy standing on the trail will a full suit made of hanging moss!