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The SHITR happened…again

I’d been looking forward to this year’s version of the SHivering Icy Trail Run (or SHITR, for short) since…well, since the 2013 edition.   A super-fun, free race put on by my good friends and attended by a bunch of … Continue reading

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The one we’ll talk about for years: Pere Marquette 2013

Yesterday someone posted on Facebook that the only people out on the roads were fools and trail runners; that may have been redundant.  The St. Louis area was blanketed with between 3″ (where I live) to 8″ of snow, and … Continue reading

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2013 Skippo 30K

My first Skippo 30K race report was entitled “It seemed like a good idea at the time“, a sentiment I have echoed in the subsequent years.  Today was certainly no exception. I give Casey so much crap about his many … Continue reading

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SHITR Happens

When the evil geniuses at ROCK Racing first proposed the idea of the SHivering Icy Trail Run (SHITR) half marathon, we were all kind of hoping for cold temps and snow.  After all, an unsupported trail half marathon run at … Continue reading

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My own worst enemy

Today I went to one of my favorite races at a place I love and had what feels right now, at least, like the worst race of my life.  This is saying something, even just in terms of my three Pere … Continue reading

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Skippo 30K trail race

Two years ago, the Skippo 20K was my first trail race ever, run on the heels of my first half marathon.  Like, 6 days later and two days after I was able to walk without limping.  Last year’s Skippo offered … Continue reading

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Kicks in the Sticks trail race

A month or so ago, Friend of Team Virtus Stoney posted about an upcoming trail race at Binder Lake Park in Jefferson City.  The Rotaract Kicks in the Sticks trail race offered a 1.2 mile fun walk as well as 3.5 … Continue reading

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