Pikes Peak Marathon 2015

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Distance 26.2 miles Time 6:40:46 Rank 254 of 769 finishers Summit Elevation 14,115 feet Elevation Gain 7,815 feet Route Barr Trail GPS Analysis Strava With the way they are scheduled, the Leadville Trail 100 and Pikes Peak Marathon fall on the same weekend. But once every 7 years, they diverge and you get them on separate weekends. That happened this … Read More

Denver Marathon 2014

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Gave it what I had, and that was not much. 3:56 I had not run Denver since 2009 in my epic pants-shitting Boston-qualifying effort. So I got the bug this fall to run it again mostly just to get back out there in a road marathon. Its been since 2010 since my last road marathon. That was Boston. I crossed … Read More

Leadville Trail Marathon 2013

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Distance 26.2 miles Time 5:34:59 Rank 127 of 625 Max Elevation 13,188 feet GPS Analysis Garmin Connect Previously. First race of the season in Leadville is done. I PR’d the course by over 20 minutes. The day itself was pretty uneventful. I thought it would be a good fitness test as I build to the 100 in August. It was. … Read More

Boston Marathon 2010

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Distance 26.2 miles Time 2:59:03 (PR) Pace 6:50 Rank 1,208 of 22,540 GPS Analysis Garmin Connect Textbook. Went to bed early and woke up on my own around 4 AM. Stayed in bed and played out the day over and over in my mind. My alarm was set to go off at 5:30 but I turned it off at 5:29 … Read More

Denver Marathon 2009 / Boston Qualifier

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Distance 26.2 miles Time 3:15:01 (PR) Pace 7:27 Rank 83 of 1924 (Top 4.3%) GPS Analysis Garmin Connect The deed is done. I woke up this morning feeling fresh. Not tired. I just got up on my own about 10 minutes before the alarm went off. My internal clock was counting down. I geared up in my office as not … Read More