Monday, July 25, 2011

its been forever

its been quite a while since ive posted anything on here. i'd have to say for the most part its because i really haven't been doing anything exciting. mostly just running, working, eating, running, and sleeping. to give you an idea of my day ill map it out for you.

7:30 am - wake up, eat, drink coffee
8:00 am - get dressed and get out of the door to run between 6 and 10 miles
9:00 am - get home, run inside and shower, pack lunch
9:30 am - drive to work
10 am- 7 pm - work
7:30 pm - get home, put on running clothes and run between 6 and 10 miles
8:30-9:30 pm - cook dinner, shower, etc
10- 10:30 pm - decompress, sleep

I've found a pretty good system and I've been getting in some really good mileage, but there's not a lot of time to be inspired to write.... Sorry!

Anyway over the last few weeks I've really gotten back into great shape. The last 5 weeks have been: 103, 110, 133, 141, and 124. During one 8 day stretch from friday to friday, i racked up 187 miles. that is by far a record for me and now I am beginning the long and slow taper toward the World Championship 100k in September.

This weekend I will be racing the White River 50 miler. I'm excited to see how the two climbs go, and to see how I feel after pounding my legs for 50 trail miles.

Also, recently I've received a few new pairs of Montrail shoes to test out for the Springs 2012 season. One is called the Badwater, a hybrid shoe made for both road and trail. The other shoe is called the Rogue Fly. For those of you who liked the Rogue Racer, get ready for a massive improvement in fit! I'll be giving a detailed report of both shoes soon.

For now, I'm off to sleep, and ready to start another "above-mentioned" day.


  1. Good luck this weekend Andy! Can't wait to see you in Leadville in less than a month! That Rogue Fly is on my Christmas list!!!! Can't wait!! :)

  2. Hi Andy,

    Great run at White River! I was running scared those last 20 miles. Best of luck for 100k championships. Gary Gellin