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How I hate February: Getting past a training black hole

Moving past that training #blackhole requires some insight. Here are my #ESPPodcast #tips. I am going to wager that all of us have that month of the year where despite all our planning and hard work, training just goes pear shaped. In recent memory it has been February for me, and...
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Blue Ridge Outdoors Iron Cross XIII race report

The past decade has seen an explosion of new “challenge” events geared towards being inclusive to more athletes, while adding unique features. Mud runs and warrior runs have replaced the venerable trail run, while trail ultra-marathons continue to grow. In the cycling world, the Gran Fondo has emigrated from Europe...
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2015 Season: XTerra Myrtle Beach

Thus far, the 2015 race season has proven to be a lesson in patience and perseverance. After a stellar fall and winter of training, 2015 looked to be shaping up to be spectacular. My first race, a trail 1/2 marathon, only seemed to confirm that those months of training paid...
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New year, new sponsors

In 2008 I called it time on my road racing career for good. It didn’t take long to find new interests and challenges. While I had long dismissed triathlon, I found myself racing Xterra triathlon in 2010. Fast forward 5 years and I find myself welcoming some of my best sponsors...
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