Category: Physical Fitness

Worlds End 50k Race Report

Friday, June 4th 2021 – The day before Arrived in World’s End State Park around 7pm, after totally losing cell service at 6:45. Hills that looked like walls towered over both sides of the road, […]

Race Recap: Sub 3 hour Salisbury Marathon 2021 – Boston Qualified!

I wasn’t even supposed to be here. A year ago I was supposed to be in New Jersey. As early as a few weeks ago I was supposed to be in Delaware. Running 26.2 miles […]

What Makes A Good Ironman Training Plan?

There are a lot of triathlon and Ironman training plans available on the web. Some are 8 weeks, others 2 years. Some are free, others cost $500. Some have coaches, some do not. But which […]

How to train for an Ironman® triathlon during a nationwide quarantine

We find ourselves in unique times – you’d be hard pressed to find much argument there. With the majority of the country asked to ‘shelter in place’ or limit your travel/errands/etc. Those training for races […]

How long does it take to train for an Ironman?

It takes 6 months to 1 year, depending on your current fitness. Athletes who can on day 1 complete a 70.3 Ironman, can train within 6 months. Athletes who have never done a triathlon or […]

“Sometimes you just have to get on the damn plane”

It’s not often I peruse my Linkedin feed. It’s fine, full of decent stories, lots of jargon, and a fair amount of self promotional nonsense. But it is there, and thus, must occasionally be scrolled […]

“You’re Insane”

The text says it all. “I’m pretty sure I’ll regret even asking this question.” – Josh Muskin – 10.17.2017 – the guy who started this website, texted me almost exactly THREE YEARS ago, from me […]

2020 Races Are Canceled – What’s Next?

Remember March of 2020? Feels like five years ago, and a couple of weeks ago at the same time. Tiger King was what EVERYONE was talking about, and the NBA would be back by May? […]

A lot has happened… so let’s catch up

Some of my last training related posts here were all about trying to achieve that sub 3 hour marathon time at the NJ marathon. Roughly a month out, after crushing some long runs, like many […]

My Quarantine Ultra Marathon and Searching for my ‘Why?’ – Kevin Love

This is Very Bad Idea.  (Aren’t those usually the best ideas) It’s April 24th at 9:31PM. We’re now a little over a month into the quarantine in my home town of Philadelphia. In early April […]