Category Archive: Non-Race Event

Jan 25 2017

Paper: Physical Activity and Exercise as Medicine among Sedentary Adults

Tweet Follow me Physical Activity and Exercise as Medicine among Sedentary Adults Increasing a sedentary person’s physical activity gradually from public health perspective A small amount of exercise will jumpstart a cycle of continual positive benefits in nearly any sedentary individual and set them up for a gradual increasing healthy lifestyle, decreased risk for premature …

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Jan 08 2017

Epic 28 mile Ultramarathon Jan 8, 2017 Seoul Trail Plus so much more!

Tweet Follow me Started late in the day (this week I work nights, so trying to adjust), took a subway for 1 HOUR North to Start of the Seoul Trail to do a section of it before dark. Figured it out, scrambled to get the 9 miles of trail and 2,700ft of ascent done, Barely …

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Sep 03 2016

An Endurance Life: Real Life, Work, Athlete & Staph Infection. Unexpected Collisions

Tweet Follow me An Endurance Life: Real Life, Work, Athlete & Disease: How bad is a Staph Infection and Will I be able to Run 100 miles in 24 hours in 2 weeks? A personal expose This is an account of some personal issues that have occurred in the last couple weeks, more as just …

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Jun 18 2016

26.3 mile Marathon training run in heat of day, Camp Humpreys to Osan AirBase and back to Pyeongtaek and Wongjeong-ri

Tweet Follow me Ever since I started getting my bearings after arriving in Korea, I wanted to see if it was possible to run from my place abot 55 miles south of Seoul, up to Seoul – the capital. The point is to join up places on a map, and after I live in an …

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Jun 15 2016

Paper: Prolific Scientists in Ultramarathon Sport and their Contributions to Running: Dr Philip Maffetone & Dr. Tim Noakes

Tweet Follow me Prolific Scientists in Ultramarathon Sport and their Contributions to Running: Dr Philip Maffetone & Dr. Tim Noakes Israel Archuletta Abstract This paper explores the contributions of two scientists who have made contributions to the sport of running and how they have changed the culture, training, and performance outcomes of many individuals in …

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Jun 04 2016

44.6 Mile Long Run, Fastest ultra training run ever, Osan AB to Yongsan, Seoul, South Korea

Tweet Follow me 44.6 miles, 70 km Osan to Yongsan Seoul! Fastest ever 40+ mile training run by 3-4 hours!!! getting stronger & faster at ultras. Still shocked! Even quicker than nearly all ultramarathon races I've done. I guess the training of just getting out there and doing it is paying off. Plus going with …

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May 28 2016

38 mile Ultramarathon run, Osan to Seoul, Unsupported Solo Point to Point Just do it!

Tweet Follow me 38 mile Ultramarathon run, Osan to Seoul, Unsupported Solo Point to Point in South Korea Just got up and did it. No preparation or training, just wanted to run to Seoul from Osan (another day I'll run my place to Osan). Ended up going 60+ km+/ 37+ miles from Osan. Unsupported on …

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Jan 01 2016

3,685 Miles run in the Year 2015 – Averaged 72 miles/week!. Awesome Stats.

Tweet Follow me 3,684.4 Miles run in the Year 2015! – Average 72 miles a week, 11 Miles a day. Stats Below.   280 Consecutive day Run Streak, 3088 miles, 40 Weeks, 77 Miles a week! December 15, 2015 – September 20, 2015.   1,826 Miles. 168 Days. Average 11 miles/day run in 2015. 25 lbs lost. …

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Jul 29 2015

Trail runners paradise, Mountain running Colorado’s high Country, Collegiate Peaks, Mt Yale Loop July 28, 2015

Tweet Follow me TrailRunners Paradise of a 21 Mile Mountain Route. Mt. Yale Loop, Colorado Trail, Continental Divide, ridge Lines, Avalanche way skirt around, down Yale Trail to Denny Creek, Collegiate Peaks, Wow, Epic Day https://www.strava.com/activities/356439247       

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Jul 08 2015

July 7, 2015 – 41 Miles, Highways, Byways, Rain, Country to City “I’m actually doing this!” Colorado Run

Tweet Follow me July 6, 2015. Ran over 31 miles today Day 2 Colorado Run, after yesterday's 51 miles. 82 miles 2 days. Pretty good day, read about it here.  July 5, 2015. Made it 51 miles.  Quite an interesting story with lots of photos, (Read here)  Today was the day I start getting excited, "I'm actually …

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Jul 06 2015

July 6, 2015. 31 Miles run – Day 2 Colorado Running, Rain, over the hump of Palmer Lake.

Tweet Follow me Ran over 31 miles today Day 2 Colorado Run, after yesterday's 51 miles. 82 miles 2 days  Tomorrow night I should be on the North side of Denver. Just keep moving, one step at a time. Rained most of today, but I didn't mind. Reminded me of England or Wales. Late start …

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Jul 06 2015

July 5, 2015 – 51 Miles, Biting flies 93F/34C Pueblo, Fountain, Colorado Springs

Tweet Follow me July 7, 2015. 41 Miles, Highways, Byways, Rain, Country to City “I’m actually doing this!” Colorado Run – Denver (Read todays Report and Photos here)  July 6, 2015. Ran over 31 miles today Day 2 Colorado Run, after yesterday's 51 miles. 82 miles 2 days. Pretty good day, (read about it here).  July 5, 2015. Made it …

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Jul 01 2015

Colorado – 5 Day run July 2015 – 203 miles! From Pueblo to nearly Wyoming – solo mostly unsupported

Tweet Follow me Running 5 Days across Colorado. – 203 miles solo mostly unsupported July 9, 2015. 44 Miles completed north, Fort Collins, Ran out of food, kept going, supported by Will, got to within 12 miles of the Wyoming Border! 203 miles done, run! (Report Write up for Day 5 Here) July 8, 2015. 35 Miles north …

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Sep 02 2014

Nolans 14 summitted seven (7) 14,000 ft peaks consecutively over 65miles, 28,000ft gain

Tweet Follow me Nolans14. The mind is stronger than the body. How much pain, exhaustion, cold, high altitudes, hunger, thirst, extreme weather can the body tolerate for 61.5 hours straight? Quite a lot. Nolans14 where I summitted seven 7 #14er #14000ftpeaks consecutively over 65miles 105km 28,000ft elevation gain (56,000 combined gain/descent) about same as Everest. 61.5 hours …

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May 17 2014

Running the Grand Canyon R2R2R Rim to Rim to Rim to Rim – 47ish miles – 11,000+ft Vertical Gain. Self Supported

Tweet Follow me Stumbling up the moonlit trail surrounded on all sides by walls illuminated by the night sky, dark shadows of trees, spiders and scorpions in front of my every step, crickets and frogs sounding their mating calls, I staggered up, up, up, one foot at a time until the remaining 5,000ft was ascended …

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Apr 07 2014

Video: Nutrition & Fuel for Endurance Athletes, Ultramarathon runners, or people looking to lose weight.

Tweet Follow me From start to finish, I show how I make my Ketogenic / Low Carb Salad, with some Bacon & Eggs on the side.  Nutrition and Fuel for Endurance Athletes, Ultramarathon runners, or people looking to lose weight.  Ingredients used include: Spinach, Carrots, Green Onions, Red Bell Peppers, Red Chili Peppers, Avocado, Lime, …

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Jan 05 2014

From the mouth of Yiannis Kouros: Quotes from the legend

Tweet Follow me Your body cannot carry you to run for 24 or 48 hours or 6 days.  No one completes the race via his body but via his mind.  From Yiannis Kouros: I've reached the stage, when your body gives up on you, when you are no longer in control, you are clinically dead, I mean that your body …

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Nov 26 2013

Fall to winter, mountains, & Preparing for 4 marathons (or ultras) in winter months

Tweet Follow me Since my last update finishing 2nd male at the Boulder 100km, most of my running has been out on the trails at 4:30 in the morning and a few other runs with new friends preparing for my 4 consecutive weekends of marathon or longer runs and races.  Weather has been cold, sunny, …

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Sep 26 2013

UROC 100km Training – Pre Race – Three days and nights – Running from lightning storm(s)

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Tweet Follow me I spent the weekend September 20-22, 2013 in the back mountains of Colorado training for UROC 100km race. On the third day I got caught in a thunderstorm and had to wait it out in a shed for an hour before continuing down the mountain. I ran Breckenridge, Frisco up to 12,600ft on …

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Aug 20 2013

Race-Chasing: North Downs Way 100, British Ultrafest, Oxford, London, trains, planes, cars.. no sleep

Tweet Follow me On Friday afternoon August 11, 2013 after I handed in my badges and military ID, and left work the last time, I put out the following post on my own FB account: I'm free! Completed last day of work in the UK, and got 66 hours left in the country before my flight (Monday at …

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May 12 2013

May Blog – No show at Transvulcania, Run Focus Energy, 40 min 10K, Speed, Training, Weight, MAF

Tweet Follow me A DNS at an ultra, racing a 10K, running 1/4 mile in 67 seconds, weight loss, run focus energy, speed and ultramarathon training, meffatone training. On May 11, I was supposed to run in the Transvulcania 83km ultramarathon on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands in the first Sky …

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Apr 30 2013

South Downs Way 47 mile Ultramarathon Training Run 30Apr2013

Tweet Follow me 47 Mile solo Training Run, carrying 35-40 pounds, massive blisters, perfect weather, 9,000ft elevation change, Moving Time 12 hours. Very slow, but carried lots. Wish i could have gone further. I did not have a plan. Spent the night in my car in Winchester in two different fields. Very cold. Started 7am. …

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Apr 04 2013

Pennie Way – 31 miles Edale to Marsden: 50km of extreme Training across the Peak District April 3, 2013

Tweet Follow me April 3, 2013.  As part of continual training for The Spine race next Jan 2014, I needed to get up on the  Pennine Way, while the weather was still cold and go up the trail hopefully 30 miles and to memorize the route.  I'd last been in Edale over a year ago …

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Apr 02 2013

GPS Live Tracking – when I’m using it

Tweet Follow me GPS Tracking  When I'm out on long runs and have the device with me, my latest track plots from the GPS Spot Satellite Tracker should be plotted on map below. The device tracks every 10 minutes, and displays the most recent 5 hours of data; you can scroll through earlier points   …

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Mar 09 2013

Shropshire Fun Training Run on the LongMynd in fog, rain & mud.

Tweet Follow me   Training run in Shropshire – foggy – LongMynd – 10.6 miles 10.56 mi02:08 12:06 pace Awesome trail run in wet fog around some hills – 10.6 miles 1,500ft gain, with Jim and Emily. Didn't even seem like or feel like 10 miles, nice gentle run, tapering still for the Rome Marathon next weekend! Just …

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Mar 01 2013

Pennine Way Training 63 Miles 3 days – Snow capped peaks, moors, fields & Hadrian’s Wall

Tweet Follow me In preparation for The Brutal Spine race a 268 Mile non-stop extreme race in the dead of winter 2014, I figured some training needed to be done.  2013 Spine Compeitor Annie and I linked up to train from Dufton as far as we could get in the 2 1/2 days until we …

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Feb 22 2013

Streaking: An Accidental Habit – 69 Day consecutive Run Streak – Strength, Speed, Control.

Tweet Follow me 2 1/2 Months. 10 Weeks. 69 Days.  410 Miles – Just as simply as my run streak started – unplanned – it simply ended. No plans, no regret. It just ended.  For 69 days I managed to drag myself to the gym at 5am before work on during the cold, dark winter …

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Nov 02 2012

Pennine Way Training – Nov 2012 – Hebden Bridge to Gargrave to Horton

Tweet Follow me Notes taken from two days of training with Annie on the Pennine Way as she prepared for The Spine Race – a 268 mile non-stop winter race in January, considered the UK's most Brutal. We trained to get familiar with navigation and test gear, and see what kind of challenges one would …

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May 25 2009

ANATOMY OF A 17 MILE TRAIL RUN – The day I became a true Trail Runner May 24, 2009

After my venture into long Trail Running. May 24, 2009. 7 days after my first marathon

Tweet Follow me Wrote this after a 17 mile trail run; 1 week after a full marathon, and 1 week before another full marathon.  May 25, 2009 Ever since my cousin Deborah wrote her “Random thoughts I had during my 5 mile run today…” I have wanted to write something similar. I thought about writing …

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