Over the years I have certainly been the recipient of plenty of concern regarding the sometimes dangerous recreation I pursue, yet I’m always confident because I have a plan. Now there is always risk–a tree could fall and kill me or a poisonous snake could catch me at a bad time–but risk is only dangerous is […]
Here are two photos I wanted to share from my trail run this morning. It was my first non-race[ref]I ran the Cape Cod Trail 50k here last year.[/ref] run in the Crane Conservation area just outside Edwards Air Force Base, and I cannot wait to go back.
Over the past few weeks I’ve discussed running and, in particular, the sort of running I’m most interesting in: Ultra-marathons. Whether it was on the subway, a date, or the random menagerie of folks I’ve come to be in conversation with recently, it doesn’t matter, I’ve carried out a similar discussion with each of them […]
The Start Being both a small race–and this being the first year of the race–the Joe English Trail Challenge was not chip timed. Instead of using a traditional starting gate, which would have unfairly hurt those starting behind the first wave, the race director (RD) decided to do something a bit unorthodox. The RD had […]