Category Archives: "Running"

Ty’s 2016 Year In Review: Running

Posted by Ty · on January 08, 2017 · in Reflection, Running, Tyler's Training · with 0 Comments

Ty’s 2016 Year In Review: Running

Total Miles: 5209 (8383 km) Day’s Run: 339 Avg miles per week: 99.6 (160 km) Personal Bests: 3 – 5K (14’12), Marathon (2’15’52), 50K (2’56’01) Race Wins: 5/12 Podium Finishes: 9/12 Course/Meet Records: 3 World Championship Medals: 2 (Full race results at bottom) With the changing of the calendar comes the inevitable mass of retrospective […]

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Race Report: 2016 50km World Championships

Posted by Ty · on November 18, 2016 · in Race Reports, Reflection, Running · with 0 Comments

Race Report: 2016 50km World Championships

“No one single instant of it was unendurable. Here was a second right here: he endured it. What was undealable-with was the thought of all the instants all lined up and stretching ahead, glittering. … It’s too much to think about. To Abide there. But none of it’s as of now real. What’s real is the […]

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DNF

Posted by Ty · on May 14, 2016 · in Race Reports, Reflection, Running · with 0 Comments

DNF

I’ve been running for almost nine years and I’d never dropped out of a race until today. As I jogged along, feeling thoroughly miserable, I realized that I actually didn’t know logistically how one is supposed to drop out of a race. I’d found myself in a relatively empty section of the course, having waited […]

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US Olympic Trials – Part 0: Enjoy the Ride

The day begins at night. Somehow, my brain activates before my alarm (perhaps thanks to Richard Parker’s meows) and I stumble into the kitchen. The clock reads 6am but feels like 3am, as I’ve spent the previous week adjusting my body to Pacific Time. Mariana and I pack up the last of our gear and […]

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Trujillo, 2013. Part 1: El Camino (On the Road)

Posted by Ty · on November 07, 2015 · in Reflection, Running, Travel · with 0 Comments

Trujillo, 2013. Part 1: El Camino (On the Road)

Two years ago this weekend, I had what people refer to as a “breakout” performance, running 1’02’13 for 20km at the Media Maraton de Trujillo. This race validated the training I’d been putting in since graduating college earlier in the year and gave me great confidence that I still had room for improvement, particularly in […]

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