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Eastern States 100: Western States better watch out – Race Report

“Gary, do you hear jingle bells?” I asked this of my pacer Gary Twoey as we ran deep within the pitch-black woods of north-central PA during the inaugural Eastern States 100. I signed up for this grueling event just under … Continue reading

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Between a rock and a hard race – Rothrock Challenge (30K) Race Report (Ian’s)

Rock….rock….rock….rock…ooh, pure dirt!….rock…rock….is that a snake?….that’s a stick…rock……. That was at least 2/3 of the race for me and pretty well summarizes the Rothrock Challenge. In a TrailRunner article from last year, Jordan McDougal described the race as “the most … Continue reading

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Tussey Teaser: Beidleheimer Sidewinder 10K Race Report (part of Mountainback, Ian’s)

This will be pretty short. Mainly because it is a road race and nothing very interesting happened. Also because me describing the course wouldn’t be very useful: We started on a road. There was gravel. Then there was an uphill. … Continue reading

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Hyner View Trail Challenge 50K Race Report (Ian’s)

Pre-race I have had about two and a half seasons of trail races now, but I have only raced Hyner (or more properly, the Hyner View Trail Challenge) once. This race is bigger and more “momentous” than Mile Run or … Continue reading

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Dirty Kiln Race Report (Ian’s)

We went in search of mud at our second race of the year, the Dirty Kiln trail race. Well, maybe we weren’t actually actively searching it out, but that is what we received (plus just a wee bit of water). … Continue reading

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