Going for it!

There were a number of reasons why I wanted to race US Mountain Running Championships this past weekend, instead of going out on my team’s scheduled rollerski and run distance workout. Continue reading “Going for it!”

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A very successful Nationals!

US Nationals! I had high expectations for my racing, and for once in a blue moon, I actually met those expectations or possibly even exceeded them! After all, considering that I won both distance races of the series, what more could I ask for?

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Leading a heat of the skate sprint. Photo: Christopher Schmidt

I arrived several days before the first race, ample time to reacquaint myself with the Michigan Tech ski trails. I’d raced on the trails before, in fact quite a few times – at my first Junior Nationals in 2006, as well as my first Senior Nationals in 2007, and subsequently at Senior Nationals in 2008 and 2015. I had spent the Continue reading “A very successful Nationals!”