Racing

There and Back Again: A Runner’s Tale

There and Back Again: A Runner’s Tale

So far in my life, I have competed in the 3000m Steeplechase at the USATF Outdoor Championships twice. The first time was in 2013. I was coming off a huge break-out junior year at Cornell where I set a 23 second PR of 9:50 and […]

New Hampshire 10 Miler

New Hampshire 10 Miler

There’s always something in a race. Blisters. Wind. Digestive issues. Chaffing. Someone sitting on you. Your shoe coming untied. Taking a wrong turn. Two weeks ago at the Bobby Doyle 5 Miler it was the sweltering heat and high humidity. Today at the New Hampshire 10 Miler, […]

Race Recap: Bobby Doyle 5 Miler

Race Recap: Bobby Doyle 5 Miler

Considering that I’ve been running now for over 8 years, you’d think I’d have developed the ability to judge where my fitness is at at any given point of a season, but this past Sunday proved otherwise. The Bobby Doyle 5 Miler, held in Narragansett, […]

Checkered by Failure

Checkered by Failure

“Everything will be all right in the end. If it’s not all right, it is not yet the end” – Patel, Hotel Manager, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 802 days ago I ran what would have been an Olympic qualifying time of 9:43 in the steeple. […]

3 Races, 10 Miles, 21 Hours

3 Races, 10 Miles, 21 Hours

Three times a year the Ivy League teams gather for the conference championships, aka the Heptagonal Championships or The Heps, as they are so affectionately called, and three times a year all notions of moderation and sanity are thrown completely out the window. At no other meet […]

RunPro Camp – A Crash Course in Elite Distance Running

RunPro Camp – A Crash Course in Elite Distance Running

Last weekend, I attended a camp hosted by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) called RunPro Camp. It wasn’t so much a camp as it was a conference, complete with name tags, an agenda, and a plethora of highly qualified speakers. The goal of the annually held camp is […]