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Marathons and Ultramarathons

The "Marathon Maniacs" are a fun group of long run fanatics that Barry Smith told me about recently. In order to apply for membership one must gather data on completed races of 26.2 miles or more — an effort that took me quite a while and perhaps should be preserved as a cross-index to some of the logbook-reports here. The current version, subject to correction:

date race time comments
2016-04-09Bull Run Run 50M 12:55BRR #9: sleet, hail, snow, thunder, mud, wind!
2016-01-01VHTRC Red Eye 50k7:43"Superforecasters tend to be good Bayesians!" - with Don, solo final third ...
2015-11-14Stone Mill 50M13:40"Cheese burn — Ow!" - 45 minute early start, walk last ~20 miles of SM #4 ...
2015-11-08Potomac Heritage 50k10:07PH #5, with Dr Kerry first third, Amy middle third, solo finish ...
2015-10-25Marine Corps Marathon6:21"This day is call'd the feast of Crispian!" — MCM #5, first marathon for Drs Kerry & Kristin ...
2015-04-11Bull Run Run 50M12:08BRR #8, recovery run after Umstead DNF a fortnight ago ...
2015-03-28Umstead 50M11:58blisters on the way to 76 miles of the 100 — kudos to dear Dr Mary! ...
2015-01-01VHTRC Red Eye 50k7:44selfies in the woods ...
2014-11-15Stone Mill 50M12:593am solo start for SM #3, finish in time for evening concert ...
2014-11-02Potomac Heritage 50k9:54PH #4 ramble with Gayatri and new friends ...
2014-07-26Catoctin 50k9:11"Breathe in, breathe out ..." ("Machinehead") — cutoff-chasing, 4 minutes to spare ...
2014-04-12Bull Run Run 50M12:25BRR #8, "Mark! Whenever I see you, I know I'm having a bad day!" - Tom Green
2014-03-22HAT Run 50k7:38HAT #6, return to the scene of my first ultramarathon ...
2014-03-08Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Marathon8:33SCGT #9 — ice, mud, muck, and mire ...
2013-11-16Stone Mill 50M11:40SM #2 happy trek chasing Marshall & Stephanie
2013-10-27Fire on the Mountain 50k8:14beautiful western Maryland woods with Stephanie
2013-07-27Catoctin 50k8:35CAT #3, close-up of a Timber Rattlesnake! ...
2013-04-13Bull Run Run 50M12:29BRR #6, comfy ramble with Stephanie ...
2013-03-16B&A Marathon3:55BQ!
2013-03-02Seneca Creek Greenway Trail 50k8:58SCGT #8, DFL with Stephanie ...
2013-02-17George Washington Birthday Marathon4:143rd place 60-69 males — cold and windy GWBM #8 ...
2012-11-17Stone Mill 50M13:30SM #1, Stephanie's first ultra ...
2012-10-28Marine Corps Marathon5:29MCM #4, with injured Stephanie
2012-03-04B&A Marathon3:59join the sub-4 club! ...
2012-02-19George Washington Birthday Marathon4:21CM goes sub-4-hours, GWBM #7 ...
2011-07-30Catoctin 50k9:04CAT #2, sultry-hot weather, squeaking under cutoffs all day ...
2011-04-09Bull Run Run 50M11:56"Well, that was rather bracing!" — surprise baptism at a water crossing, BRR #5 ...
2011-03-05Seneca Creek Greenway Trail 50k7:02SCGT #7, good result after illness & injury ...
2010-11-27Northern Central Trail Marathon4:16cramps and other excuses ...
2010-11-07Potomac Heritage 50k7:14PH #3, solo fun in the woods ...
2010-10-09Andiamo 45M8:41beware eating dried pineapple during an ultra!
2010-07-10Skyline Challenge 50k9:24Kate and a big black bear in the West Virginia hills ...
2010-04-10Bull Run Run 50M11:23BRR #4, with Kate ...
2010-03-06Seneca Creek Greenway Trail 50k7:36SCGT #6, cheery trek in the snowy woods ...
2009-11-28Northern Central Trail Marathon4:0224 minutes off the marathon PR!
2009-11-01Potomac Heritage 50k7:45PH #2, floodwater fun ...
2009-10-25Marine Corps Marathon4:26MCM #3, PB for me, PW for Kate ...
2009-10-10Andiamo 45M7:56pushing hard, an hour faster than last year!
2009-08-01Catoctin 50k7:53earn first Cat Card! ...
2009-04-18Bull Run Run 50M11:40BRR #3, with Kate, 45 minute improvement in BRR time ...
2009-03-07Seneca Creek Greenway Trail 50k6:51SCGT #5, longer course, but I'm ~10 lbs lighter than last year ...
2009-02-15George Washington Birthday Marathon4:31GWBM #6, CM's first marathon!
2008-10-02Andiamo 45M8:57the full length of the W&OD Trail!
2008-04-12Bull Run Run 50M12:51BRR #2, hot day, partway with Caren ...
2008-03-29HAT Run 50k7:46HAT #5, new course, with Caren ...
2008-03-01Seneca Creek Greenway Trail 50k6:56SCGT #4, poor pacing, big bonk ...
2008-02-17George Washington Birthday Marathon4:44GWBM #5, nice day ...
2008-01-01VHTRC Red Eye 50k7:54ramble in the woods ...
2007-10-27Potomac Heritage 50k8:27PH #1 fun, multiple falls, minor blood ...
2007-04-14Bull Run Run 50M12:26first BRR!
2007-03-24HAT Run 50k7:57HAT #4, sole-sucking muck - and meet Dr Mary!
2007-03-03Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Marathon7:39SCGT #3, ultra-icy and ultra-muddy ...
2007-02-18George Washington Birthday Marathon5:05GWBM #4, "brisk" winds!
2006-11-18JFK 50 Miler11:26first and last JFK ...
2006-10-01Wineglass Marathon5:00in New York with Ken ...
2006-03-25HAT Run 50k7:34HAT #3, Ruth's first ultra!
2006-03-04Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Marathon7:21SCGT #2, Caren's first trail "marathon" (28+ miles)
2006-02-19George Washington Birthday Marathon5:00GWBM #3, mostly with Ruth, starting temps in the teens ...
2005-11-13Rock Creek Park Marathon5:13first long race post torn toe tendon ...
2005-03-19HAT Run 50k7:13HAT #2, with Amanda on her first ultra ...
2005-03-05Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Marathon6:51SCGT #1 - meet Rayna, who shares salt & saves me!
2005-02-20George Washington Birthday Marathon4:50GWBM #2, happy laps ...
2004-10-31Marine Corps Marathon5:29MCM #2, oppressive humidity and record high temps ...
2004-10-02Tussey Mountainback 50M12:58first 50M, mostly with Steve, cramps and course-slow record DFL!
2004-03-27HAT Run 50k7:34HAT #1 — superb first ultra!
2004-02-22George Washington Birthday Marathon5:12GWBM #1, meet and get lapped by fast Morgan ...
2003-11-09Montgomery County Marathon in the Parks5:04steady solo run...
2002-11-17Montgomery County Marathon in the Parks4:56cramping and poor pacing ...
2002-10-27Marine Corps Marathon4:53first marathon, with brother Keith!

(cf Medallic Memories (2004-08-22), Running2006Analysis (2006-01-27), Year of Running - 2009 (2010-01-08), Year of Running - 2009 - Further Observations (2010-02-01), Road Running Records (2012-04-16), Running Relationships to Analyze (2014-09-30), Ultrarunning Result Analysis (2014-12-02), ...) - ^z - 2016-04-19