The Pacer Plan

A Day in the Life6 Comments

In my continuing look into my upcoming race, the Leadville Trail 100, today we focus on the pacer! The unsung hero of the ultramarathon. A single pacer at a time is allowed to runners from mile 50 – 99. On the last mile, you can have as many pacers as you want. Leadville rules state that pacers can run with … Read More

Run: Coal Creek Trail (11.45 mi @ 07:42)

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Seems like its been colder this week. I huddled inside this morning and tried to stay warm but my blood temp was just not getting there. At one point, I had a sweatshirt and hat on just trying to build up some body heat. All in preparation for my first night run — ever? JP put out a call for … Read More

Run: Green Mountain Extended (13.83 mi)

Activities28 Comments

Given last weekend’s snowfest, I was really wanting to “Run Some Fucking Hills” ® today. So I put out the call mid-week. JV and JP bit. We met at Chautauqua at 9 and set out for Green Mountain and then some. We went straight over to the Gregory Trailhead, made pit stops, and headed up. JV would alternate running with … Read More

BBMM 2009

Adventures3 Comments

Distance 19.02 Time 4:44:30 Pace 14:57 GPS Analysis Garmin Connect The anticipation had been building for weeks. The shit talking was getting more intense. It felt like this year would be a great turn-out for the annual event. However, on Wednesday and Thursday of this past week, we got our first major winter storm. A lot of snow fell. People … Read More