Category Archive: Race Report

RR: Pittsburgh Triathlon

When I started this blog, I said I’d post the good, bad and ugly. This is the ugly. Pre-Race In 2007 my New Year’s resolution was to either do a triathlon or run… Continue reading

RR: Annie’s Run

  Pre-Race On Wednesday I run into Lucas, a new friend I recently met at a coffee shop, who is also running JFK. He’s a 6 time Ironman and a 6 time marathoner… Continue reading

RR: Laurel Highlands 50K

Signing Up I’m not sure why I signed up. I spoke with Toby and a few other friends who run Ultras and the general advice I received was 1) train in similar conditions… Continue reading

RR: Pittsburgh Marathon

  Pre-Race Like Shamrock, I have no goals for the Pittsburgh marathon other than to have fun. I skipped my 20 miler between Shamrock and Pittsburgh and I don’t know what effect two… Continue reading

RR: Shamrock Marathon

In a very last minute decision I decided to run the Shamrock marathon. I needed to get out of Pittsburgh and Isaac, Michelle and Mike made the stars align. I’ve never run two… Continue reading

RR: The Antarctica Marathon

  “When you see someone putting on his running shoes, you can be pretty sure that an adventure is about to happen.”  ~Winnie the Pooh Pre-Race I awaken to Rupert, our German expedition… Continue reading

RR: Marine Corps Marathon 2008

  On Sunday I ran my second marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon. After a summer full of strong and consistent training, quality cross-training and finally feeling like I had this marathoning thing down,… Continue reading

RR: The Great Race 10K

  Yesterday I ran Pittsburgh’s The Great Race. It is one of the largest road races in America and the largest 10K in PA. Last year I had my PR (51:15) on the… Continue reading

RR: Ikea Montour Half Marathon

On Saturday I ran the Ikea Montour Trail Half Marathon. As always,  I wasn’t sure how the race was going to go. I haven’t run a half marathon since a disastrous Baltimore Half… Continue reading

Race Report: Run Around The Square 5K AKA A Trail Run with Lots of People

Today I ran my first trail 5K and it was awesome. I got to the race early, got my chip and timed it perfectly so I could run a mile warm-up and get… Continue reading