1. Maine Coast Marathon 39.3 Challenge

    Last year I ran the Maine Coast Marathon for the first time, and really enjoyed it. So, given my plans for 2017, when registration opened up in October I signed up to use it as training towards IRONMAN Lake Placid. Since I wasn't running Maine as a goal race with…


  2. Second annual Thanksgiving Eve run home

    Last year was the first year the weather had cooperated enough to follow though on an idea my friend Dave and I had been kicking around for a couple years: a long run home from the office on Thanksgiving Eve. This year we once again had great weather for it.…


  3. Baystate Marathon 2016

    The Baystate Marathon is a great race to set a PR at or pick up a Boston qualifier. It's a well run race on a flat course, with well stocked and run aid stations, and plenty of clocks along the course to keep track of just what pace you're on…


  4. Leadville 100 MTB 2016

    Back in 2013 at the Hampshire 100 mountain bike race, my friend Adam and I were pre-riding the beginning of the course talking about some "bucket list" events we'd like to do at some point. One that came up was the Leadville 100 MTB, the mountain bike counterpart to the…


  5. Inaugural Rock Lobster Relay 2016

    Towards the end of last year, a co-worker and friend of mine whom I had run the Reach The Beach New Hampshire relay with several times let me know a new race was starting in June 2016: a Reach The Beach style relay race along the coast of Maine. By…