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Medoc Trail Marathon

The Medoc Marathon takes place on the trails at the Medoc Mountain State Park located in Hollister, NC, on the third weekend in October.  After running the local trails here in Newport News, VA, I figured Medoc would be the next logical race in my [...]

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Running the Dipsea…Trail

History of the Dipsea  According to dipsea.org, “One summer day in 1904, several members of San Francisco's venerable Olympic Club set off for the Dipsea Inn, which had just opened on the Pacific Ocean sand spit now called Seadrift. They took [...]

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Running the Grand Canyon – Part 1

Sometime in early 2015, my friend, Eric mentioned he was going to gather a group of USMES members and run the Grand Canyon.  Yes, he mentioned this while running, so I thought this was a great idea. However, at this point, I had never run more than [...]

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Ultra Marathons vs. Marathons

Prior to moving to Virginia, all I really ran were shorter distances and focused on speed, but that changed when I found a new running partner.I just completed my first 50k and now I am officially an ultra-marathoner. Over the years, I tossed [...]

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Air Force Physical Fitness Test

The last time, I took Air Force physical assessment was March of last year. So, this allowed me a year to improve my score. And that I did!The goal of the Air Force Fitness Program is to motivate Airmen to participate in year-round physical [...]

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Race Report: One City Marathon (2016)

The city of Newport News, Virginia has done it again, hosting their second annual One City Marathon. This has hands down become my favorite marathon. Just about every corner and straight away along the route has a cheering spectator.Marriott [...]

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