Road and Trail runners racing thread

Discussion in 'Sports' started by disconnected, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Well, at least I finished, but slow, 10 hours 22 minutes. Did a fair bit of walking, more than normal. It was a tough course, some big climbs and really steep and rocky. I'll call it a win to have crossed the finish line on this one, and I'll be better trained next time! :kurt
  2. hajime

    hajime Been here awhile

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    I'll run the next one with you. How about late January or early February for another 50K? Want to train with me???
  3. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Absolutely! :thumb
  4. Mattbastard

    Mattbastard Lazy ass

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    Finished a 50K yesterday:

    http://www.badgerlandstriders.org/home/Races/GlacialTrail50M50K.htm

    This was my second year. Last year the weather was terrible. It rained and it was windy the whole time. Finished in 7h:32m.

    This year, weather was PERFECT! 44 at the start, 60 for a high, and I missed my PR by 12 minutes :doh

    Oh well, still a good run.
  5. disconnected

    disconnected rider

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    Awsome! Hope you had a great time!
  6. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Congrats! I think that to simply finish a 50k or longer distance, regardless of the time, is an accomplishment enough. If you can run a fast time that's lots of icing on the cake!
  7. Mattbastard

    Mattbastard Lazy ass

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    Thanks, but the icing on the cake was the bacon cheeseburger and 22oz Shiner Bock I had at Texas Roadhouse after the race. :D

    It's days like that where my calories consumed minus the calories burned is a negative number so I feel like I earned it.
  8. disconnected

    disconnected rider

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    The new race season is here! Have a big year planned!
  9. disconnected

    disconnected rider

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    [​IMG] Managed to finish a 100 miler last year. 28 hours and 43 minutes- never hallucinated but did have a few odd moments. First Ultra of 2014 is four weeks out for GRT 50 miler
  10. Skowinski

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    You are tougher and younger than me disconnected, congratulations! We did a 50 miler once a few years ago, and that might be enough, once. :lol3

    Training now for the Bishop 50k in May with Skowinski-wife, and then the Speedgoat 50k in July with my brother. Sunday runs are around the 3 hour mark and slowly climbing.
  11. disconnected

    disconnected rider

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    Anybody been running?!
  12. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    no:D
  13. Uncle Pollo

    Uncle Pollo Banned

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    Yes but i got bored and started teaching myself tennis.

    I am no good but i can outlast most people.
  14. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Yep. Had to bail on the Bishop 50k in May because Skowinski-wife and I both came down with a really rotten flu about a week before the race. But, this past weekend went to the Speedgoat 50k with my brother (our once-a-year get together, do a stupid run, and drink beer :lol2). We made it to the Tunnel Aid Station and were 10 minutes behind the cutoff time, we were there in 9 hours 10 minutes. We both agreed it was a harder run than the Tahoe Rim 50 miler we finished a few years ago, and only covered half that distance. Brutal course. We had fun!

    [​IMG]
  15. disconnected

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    Speed Goat is the big Hoka sponsored race by Karl Metzger....bet that was cool being there!

  16. 9.5isCanadian

    9.5isCanadian "Missing a few pieces."

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    Yup.
    Lots.
    Currently getting ready for The Fat Dog in August.
    Doing the 50k
    Owen

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  17. disconnected

    disconnected rider

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    Wow! Fat Dog looks really cool. I saw a video on You Tube where a guy ran the 135 mile (think that's what it was). It looked amazingly beautiful!

  18. 9.5isCanadian

    9.5isCanadian "Missing a few pieces."

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    Yeah. Been watching that video too. I'm not ready for that distance. Did 45k yesterday, that'll be my last +25 k run before the event.



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  19. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    yes

    Hour at a time 2x/week in the woods on top of the cycling I've been doing. I'm nowhere near what you'd call 'running fit' but it'll get me thru CX season

    M
  20. disconnected

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    Cx is cycle cross?! Eh? I've been looking at cycle cross bikes for a fall recovery sport. Looks super fun. A good friend of mine races frequently.