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50 States Racing: Michigan – Charlevoix Half-Marathon 2016

BibRave Race Review The area is beautiful in general, but you don’t see much of that on the course as it’s mostly on a bike trail. The expo is a small tent with maybe one vendor, but it’s also a very small race, so not a big deal. We stayed in Petosky at a hotel there, but there is a… Read more →

Indiana Jones 20 Miler

This past Sunday, Ohio experienced a little bit of Hurricane Ike with 50-75 mph winds that caused mass destruction of trees, roofs & power lines leaving many communities without powerfor what is now the 3rd day and counting! (we were only out for 24 hours). Running our last long run before the marathon on the bike trail today was a… Read more →

Another 18 miler down and first toenail bites the dust!

So yesterdays’ 18 ended with about 90 degrees and a nice air quality alert that was pretty obvious for the majority of the run. I found it near impossible to get a good deep breath most of the time. 2:56 was the finish at a 9:47 pace which was not far from the recommended 30 seconds slower than PMP (planned… Read more →

A GREAT 12 miler!

Wednesday, August 13th was a great day…perfect, cooler weather, virtually pain-free run and in our best “training” time yet for a 12 miler! I finally managed to squeeze 30 miles in last week which is actually pretty good considering how busy I’ve been with getting the kids ready for back-to-school, soccer, cross country & golf practices, work and other commitments.… Read more →

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