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Training and Running Race Reports

Read through Coach Andrew Taylor’s training and running race reports. Andrew has trained for and completed over 30 ultramarathons, and countless other long-distance races. His experiences can help you to prepare for and complete your next running adventure. Be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to receive the latest news, articles, and special savings.

Baby Samuel with his fox

Life Changes & WS100 Prep

The last six months of 2015 were a bit of an up and down roller coaster in my life.  Dropping from TRT100 and a failing career path sent me into a state of depression and dislike for rigorous run training.  

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Coach Andrew Taylor running the TRT100 course

Tahoe Rim Trail 100 (62 Miles Complete)

The race was supposed to be my main event in 2015. Unfortunately, it turned out to be my first DNF in a 100-miler. Only my second DNF in any a very long list of races that comes with running for 20+ years!

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quest for the crest

Quest for the Crest 50K

2015 Quest for the Crest 50K Race Report Training run turned significant challenge, the Quest for the Crest 50K was an experience for the books.

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Last Chance 50k trail run is about to begin

Partial Off-Season

As an ultrarunner it is difficult to find the time of year to allow my body to rest and recover. The physical and mental demands of hard training and racing add up quickly on us all. Team sports give an athlete a natural flow of when to train, compete, and recover…

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Coming into mile 60 where it all came undone in 2013, not this year though!

Pinhoti 100 – The Course of a Year

Pinhoti 100 is a point-to-point endurance run taking place the first weekend of November every year. The course goes through the Talladega National Forest in Alabama. This was my second time at the event.

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Summer Training/Racing 2014

After completing my first 100-miler in November 2013 at the Pinhoti 100, I decided that tackling two 100-milers in 2014 would be a great challenge,

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