So, you want to do ultras?  You’re either old(er) a masochist, or both.  If you are just starting out your running “career” I advise that you don’t spoil your love of running by racing ultras. Work »

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“It does not have to be fun to be fun” – Coach RG aka “Bad Russian” For the third year in a row, I coached a group of athletes from Team In Training’s NYC chapter  to »

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NNORD – Nothing New On Race Day; that is why I wore my new Saucony Peregrine 4 trail shoes out once before “testing” them on the relentlessly challenging and wet course of the North Face Endurance »

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It was a dark and stormy night, two days before the North Face Endurance Challenge 50-mile race at Bear Mountain, NY.  The rain was falling intermittently in sheets soaking the city streets outside of my windows.  »

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Obstacle course races can be a hostile environment for those of us that wear glasses or contact lenses.  Mud and water obstacles can cover or break glasses and they can get a lot of nasty bacteria »

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My wife Michele and I are 10 days into the longest endurance event of our lives to date; raising our new-born son, Marcus.  In his short time on the planet, I picked up a couple of »

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