NYUR 3-Hour Awards Race

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Hendrickson Park
21 March 2016
14.6 miles completed

The field for this event was small, but I managed to come in 8th female and 2nd in my age group. So that made me happy. ūüôā

Even though this wasn’t an ultramarathon, the event was designed to get the local ultra community together to have fun and to distribute awards to winners of the Broadway Ultra Society 2015 Grand Prix. I wasn’t a contender for any of those, but I did enjoy myself. (more…)

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BUS Pajama Romp 6-Hour

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Astoria Park
25 July 2015
27.7 miles completed

I had high hopes for this event this year, thinking I may have learned some good lessons last year. I really really wanted to run past 29 miles (two more loops), but once again I didn’t make it past 28.

Last year I had stomach issues early in the event¬†which then¬†morphed into bladder issues. This year I felt good for the first four hours and then had bladder issues again! And this time they were actually worse, pain-wise. More about that later. (more…)

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Sybil Ludington 50k

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Carmel, NY
25 April 2015
7:33:00

I didn’t run as much as I expected to this winter, but when I did run, I added in hills as often as possible. That still definitely wasn’t enough to be even reasonably¬†prepared for the Sybil Ludington 50k. Holy HILLS, Batman! Here is the elevation chart:

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I’m still baffled and amused by this description of the course¬†I overheard: ¬†“It has three significant climbs.” To me, it had about 15 significant climbs. ¬†lol (more…)

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