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I ran Mount Washington last year and finished in just under 2:05, so my goal for this year was to try to break 2 hours. I really didn’t think I was going to be able to do it, as I entered the race under-trained and overweight. In fact, I told Jodi, who was waiting for […]

Mount Washington – Again!

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The lottery for entry numbers for the Mount Washington Road Race was today, and I got a number! I ran Mount Washington for the first time last year, and when I got the email today telling me I got in again this year, I was ecstatic. Then, immediately, I thought about how hard running up […]

Mount Washington Road Race

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I ran — well, okay, I mostly walked, but I walked as fast as I could — the Mount Washington Road Race yesterday morning. It was a gorgeous day, but quite hot. In fact, it was very hot for June in the White Mountains. In spite of the heat, it was a awesome event. Yes, […]

Jodi and I are at the Eagle Mountain House in Jackson, New Hampshire tonight. This is the host hotel for the Mount Washington Road Race, which goes off at 10:00AM tomorrow morning. There are a lot of people here who take their mountain running very seriously. Needless to say, people who specialize in going uphill […]

Race To The Clouds


I got a number for the Mount Washington Road Race — the Race To The Clouds — on June 19 this year! 7.6 miles with 4650 feet of vertical rise. I’ve been entering the lottery for this event every year for several years, and never got a number until now. The course description says the […]

Marathon Man

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This past weekend Jodi and I were in Hartford, CT for the Hartford Marathon. I ran the full marathon and Jodi ran the half. For those of you who want the executive summary, I finished the marathon in 3:57:34, a 9:04 average pace, and Jodi crossed the line for the half in 2:23:28, for a […]