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So.. now that the WS100 field has been determined, it gave me the opportunity to finalize my early schedule for 2008. Just curious to see everyone else's 2008 Running Schedule so far... what ARE you running and what other races will you hope to run later in the year?
Happy Training everyone!
SJ - I just realized that I met you at the VT100 last year...the woman who I was pacing introduced us at the pasta dinner on Friday night.
Anyway...is it 2008 planning time already?
These are my tentative A-races:
April - Umstead 100
May - MorFun Wapack Trail Race
May - Ultra Running Camp of New England (volunteer)
June - Pittsfield Peaks
July - Vermont 100
Sept - GEER 100K (maybe)
Sept - Grand Teton 100 (maybe)
There will be a bunch of training marathons and 50K's thrown in, but I'll figure them out later...
I'll chip in. If I post it on the Internet, it is sure to happen.
Jan - Disney World Goofy Challenge. I WILL break 4 hours for the marathon.My 3rd and final year. I'm sick of road marathons but my mom decided she needed the 1/2 marathon medal.
Feb - Moab's Red Hot 50k.
Mar - Salida Marathon (still not scheduled).
April - Zane Grey 50.
June - San Juan Solstice 50.
August - Mountain R.A.T.S. (Race across the Summits).
I'm not exactly sure if I want to tackle the 100 mile distance again in 2008, but I do want to give Laurel Highlands another go. I'm thinking Laurel will be my goal race for the first half of the year. If it goes well, and I'm still into it by summer, then I might try the local Burning River 100.
Something new I want to try is to run a marathon or ultra in each of the 12 months of the year. I'd rather not run races where I have to sign-up too far in advance.
My tentative schedule:
Jan: Winter Buckeye Trail
Mar: Covered Bridge FA
Apr: Boston Marathon
May: MMT crew/pacer
Jun: Laurel Highlands Ultra
March 8, 2008: Pittsfield Snowshoe Marathon
April 11, 2008: McNaughton Park 150 Mile Endurance Run
May 17,2008: Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 Mile Run
June 14, 2008: Pittsfield Peaks Ultra Challenge (55 Miles)
June 21, 2008: Pittsfield Peaks Death Division (10 Miles of Hell)
July 19-20, 2008: Vermont 100 Mile Endurance Run
And then I have a 2nd half schedule yet to be determined. Toying with Burning River, Grand Teton or Bear 100's.
I'm tentatively planning this schedule:
Feb - Moab Red Hot 50k+, Moab, UT
Mar - Land Between the Lakes 50 Mile, Kentucky (maybe)
April - Grand Canyon R2R2R, Arizona
June - San Juan Solstice 50, Lake City, CO
Aug - Leadville 100, Leadville, CO
Sep - Moab Alpine to Slickrock 50 Mile, Moab, UT
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Jan. Salem Lakeshore Frosty 50K
Feb. Tybee Island Marathon
Myrtle Beach Marathon
Mar. Umstead Trail Marathon
Apr. Umstead 100
Promise Land 50k
May. White Lake Sprint Triathlon
June. Swan Lake Marathon
Bethel Hill Moonlight Boogie 50 mile
July Grandfather Mt Marathon
Catherine's Fat *** 50K
Aug. Cascade Crest Classic 100
Oct. Either Triple Lakes 40 or Baltimore Marathon
Nov. Mountain Masochist 50+
Not written in stone, per se, but...
Feb: Louisville Lovin' the Hills 50K
Mar: Land Between the Lakes 60K
Mar: Clinton Lake 30M
Apr: Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon
May: Dances With Dirt 50M, Gnaw Bone
July: Steelhead Ironman 70.3
Aug: Ironman Louisville
Sep: Lake Barkley Triathlon (Iron-distance)
Oct: Detroit Marathon
Nov: Owen-Putnam State Forest 50K
Dec: Tecumseh Trail Marathon
Dec: Otter Creek Trail marathon
Well, you asked. My 48 year old body protests with any week over 50 miles!
* May Ice Age Trail 50m Wisconsin
* August Leadville
* November Mountain Masochist
* If I don't get an injury!
Not sure mine compares with some of the other busy schedules above, but, here are my plans :
January 11 - WDW Half Marathon
January 12 - WDW Marathon
March 8 - Caumsett Park 50K
May 4 - New Jersey Marathon
May 10 - Greenbelt Trail 50K
May 24 - ODM 100
June 14 - Pittsfield Peaks 53 Miler
July 19 - Vermont 100
August 30 - Grand Tetons 100
September 28 - Vermont 50 (tentative)
October 5 - Westchester Marathon
November 22 - JFK 50
Jan - New Year's Day Fat *** 50k & polarbear swim
Feb - Dirty Duo 50k
Mar - Mountain Highway Madness 45k or 60k
April - Diez Vista 50k
May - Elk Beaver 50k Nat'l Champ.
May - Heart of Darkness 50k
June - 24 hour race (100 mile goal)
July - Knee Knacker 50k
Aug - S.T.O.R.M.Y. 100
Sept - Stein Valley 50 mile
Sept - Angeles Crest 100
October - Drink beer!!!
Will do.... I'll probably need to pick your brain about the locale & logistics once I get my head into it.
As far as October is concerned, it could turn into a Fat A$$ event!
Jan-- Team Slug FA 50K
Feb- Rocky Raccoon 100
March- Seneca Creek 50K
May- NJ Marathon, Old Dominion Memorial 50M (too close to WS for the 100 )
June- Western States Endurance Run 100 miler
July- FIngerlake 50's, but probably as a spectator/volunteer!!!!
August- Teton 100, the Northface Endurance 50 if they do it again
That's as far as i have planned !http://www.coolrunning.com/forums/smile.gif|src=http://www.coolrunning.com/forums/smile.gif|border=0!