Posted in July 2012

The Big Dance

The Big Dance

I thought 5.5 hours of running was rough… until I saw Mike Dixon run the Western States 100 in 22 hours 38 minutes and 57 seconds. Dixon referred to the WS100 as “the Big Dance” of ultramarathons, and it was no surprise to his friends that he was invited to the Big Dance. The White … Continue reading

The time RVRR ran to the Bronx

The time RVRR ran to the Bronx

There are times when your standard run just isn’t going to cut it and you want something different to mix up your week. RVRR calls these uncommon runs “Adventure Runs.” Usually Adventure Runs are group runs at Watchung Reservation, Hartshorne Woods, Holmdel Park, and other nearby parks, but today our Adventure Run was through Manhattan … Continue reading

PRSD

PRSD

Have you ever experienced PRSD? PRSD stands for Post-Race Sublimity Deterioration… and I just invented it. You set a unique goal, and train for months. Your goal could be a new or uncommonly-long distance, or maybe you want to focus on setting a PR (personal record) in a familiar distance. You run the race, and … Continue reading