3 Days at the Fair

Sussex County Fairgrounds, NJ
13-14 May 2016
51 miles completed

I had so much fun at 3 Days at the Fair!

This was my first ever 24-hour event. I initially was looking for a 12-hour, but there aren’t very many and the 12-hour run at 3DATF starts at 9pm. I didn’t want to run overnight, so I just signed up for the 24. (Get all that?) It turned out to be the right decision. Read More

Wildcat Ridge Romp 50k

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Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area
10 August 2013
10:40:00 Finish

I registered for Wildcat Ridge thinking I could use it as a training run for the 50-miler I’m working toward in October. I planned to “take it easy” and estimated I’d finish in about eight hours. Wrong! I worked my butt off and finished in 10:40. I felt like I did my homework on this one: I carefully read the race director’s description of the course, I looked online for photos and videos of the course (found a few, nothing threw up a red flag), I studied the course map, etc. None of that prepared me for what I actually encountered during the event. I’m learning this will probably be the case for every trail run I ever do. ­čśŤ Read More