The Willimantic Classic

Earlier today, I posted to Twitter and IG information on the Willimantic Classic….it is occurring that first weekend of May and should be a good race. As I struggle through my rehab, I am exploring this one as an option to run in the spring. Here is the tweet and IG from this morning You…

Adding an Old Friend to the Race Calendar…in Maine!

Yesterday I commented that I had added two races to my calendar for 2017. Yesterday, I shared with you the Newport Marathon. Today, I share with you an old friend…the Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon! I ran this half marathon back in the summer of 2015 – it was the first race that I truly…

Day after…

So here are my stats for yesterday’s Newburyport Half Marathon I finished in the top 18% of the participants I finished in the top 25% of men In finished in the top 15% of my age category (40-44) I recorded my second best half marathon time at 1:49 (8:22 pace) I came out with no…

Monday Musings: Awesome feats!

“Fall seven times, stand up eight” – Proverb Over the weekend, a friend of mine ran 100 miles in an ultra race nearby. I have read about these races in various books and through different sites but I have never actually known an runner who did 100 miles! It is just an incredible feat! Here…

Next Race: Newburyport Half Marathon

In May of last year, I ran my first race in over 25 years! It was the Fuel Newburyport River Run Half Marathon and by the end of it, my energy was gone and I had trouble breathing! It was the first of a bunch of halfs I have run since and “where it all…

5 for Friday: Countdown to RTB

If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you! – Alex Trebek The countdown to the Reach the Beach relay is in its final stages. Only 7 days remain till the #GuzmanGuys take on the hills and roads of New Hampshire in this Ragnar event. It will be a test…

The Day After…Run Poor and still a PR

In my preview of the Yankee Race 10 miler a few days ago, I indicated that my plan was to start off slow and see how my body responds to the 12 day layoff. Leading up to the race yesterday, I followed my customary carb and protein loading and given the later start yesterday (I…

Race Reviews: Runners World Classic

(This was previously posted at BibRave.com, click here for more analysis) Hat Tricks are typically for hockey but not this past weekend! I had the pleasure (if you want to call high temperature levels and decent hills pleasurable) of running in Runners World Classic, at Merrimac College via the Hat Trick: three races – I…