Golden Ultra, 20K on the last day

Golden Ultra, 20K on the last day

The last day of the Golden Ultra, a.k.a. the tears,  consisted of a “flat and flowy” 20K with 375+ m gain. In comparison to what we ran before, this was set to be the easiest course. That being said, your legs are likely to be fatigued from running 60K...
Golden Ultra, Day 2, Never-Ending Mountains

Golden Ultra, Day 2, Never-Ending Mountains

If there was a day to be nervous about, it was this one. Golden Ultra, Day 2, The Sweat. Considering I had spent the summer getting ready for a flat marathon, this was going to be a change of scenery. The plan was to stick with @RunEMZ as much as I could and take one...
Running Back-to-Back Marathons

Running Back-to-Back Marathons

First things first: THANK YOU. From helping me raise money for a great cause to all the love on social. Without the running community, this would have been a completely different experience and I can say, without a doubt, would not have been as enjoyable without all...
6 hours and 32 miles later

6 hours and 32 miles later

Over the weekend, I ran my final LONG run before the 52.4 Challenge with the SF Marathon at the end of the month. This was my very first race with Brazen Racing — called the DIRTY DOZEN. It was a 3.3 mile loop that you could run as many times as you wanted for 6 (or...
Lake Sonoma 50 Recap

Lake Sonoma 50 Recap

It seems like it was so long ago, but the Saturday before the Boston Marathon, I ran and finished my second 50 mile ultra in Northern California at the Lake Sonoma 50. I ran with a good friend, Chris. We also ran the NFEC 50 last December together and knew I would be...
50 Miles, We Meet Again

50 Miles, We Meet Again

I waited a week after my first 50 mile event to register for my next one: Lake Sonoma 50 Mile. Saturday that day arrives. I’ll be running a 50 mile trail race with 10,500′ elevation gain (and an equal amount of loss – see chart below) and several...