Tag: Trail

Zumbro Midnight 50 Mile Race Report

Race Day: Friday, April 7, 2017 – 11:59pm Never in my life have I had such a perfect training block leading up to a race. I guess that is a bold statement to make, but I feel like there is always some sort of question or apprehension, some¬†little nagging injury or training fall-out that makes […]

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Voyageur 50 Mile Race Report

Race Day: July 30, 2016 6am I had a whole host of questions and doubts in my mind going into the revered Minnesota Voyageur 50 Mile. A race with such history and such talent every year, coupled with my severe lack of focused training, made me question and doubt my ability to hold together a […]

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Superior Spring 50k Race Report

Race Day: Saturday, May 21, 2016 Location: Lutsen, MN The few days before race day were accepting that the Superior Spring 50k was going to be a hard race. The weeks prior were not ideal training conditions: traveling, vacation, business traveling, rock and roll festivals, heavy drinking, a bad cold, more or less in that […]

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Zumbro 50 Mile Race Report

Race Day: Saturday, April 9, 2016 – 12:01am 50 miles is a lot of ground to cover. 2016 is the year for long backpacking trips, hiking, walking, slow-walking, and so on. However, I love racing and just can’t give it up. With a few forays into ultramarathons, I realized that they’re really fun and challenging, […]

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Wild Duluth 50k Race Report

Race Day: October 18, 2014 — 8am Wild Duluth is the perfect 50k course. Saturday was the perfect day and I had a perfect race. I registered for the Wild Duluth 50k many months ago and knew I wanted to race it well. Therefore, I trained very specifically and with a high priority for this […]

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