Goal: Eventually I will run in all fifty states (43 are left)
Here are next few races I have in mind for this year and the next. Letting the world to peek into my race calendar.
Goal: CA, ME
(Oct 10) (reg’d: Transferred from last year) High Bridge 50K. Columbus weekend
(Nov 7) (considering) Old Glory – I had such good time last year
2021: Goal: ME, GA
(Jan) (doubtful) Cold TWOT is in January/February, one of those holidays (President Day/Martin Luther).
–(Mar. 3): (Considering) One City Marathon, Newport News, Va (Feb/Mar)
-(April) (considering) CO Canal 100K/miler. It is a long shot.
(April 17) (considering) Blue Ridge Marathon , double marathon maybe
-(April) (considering) Promise Land 50k, Bedford, VA. Last weekend in April. Very interested!
(May – 1st weekend) (rescheduled/deferred) Grayson Highlands 50 Miler. 50% disc of $160. reminder to reg in Dec/Jan. Race sell out quickly. need to check if need to be re-reg for 2021
(Jun 2nd weekend?) (deferred) Laurel Highlands 70.5 miles Ultra. Goal race! fingers-crossed. need to confirm the race date
(Jun 13/20) (probably won’t) Eastern Divide Ultra. Pembroke, VA, conflicts with Highlands Sky. Plan C fallback-fallback option.
(Jun 20) (considering) Highlands Sky 40. Lanesville (dolly sods, WV). Fall back option. reg opens in Feb.
(Jul 11) (considering) Catoctin Ultra (50k). reg opens on Jan 1 to Jun 1. Hot race to run.
(Sep 5) (considering/not reg) Iron Mnt Ultra 50 – IMTR, labor day weekend. highly likely. Don’t miss reg Jun 1.
(Sep 25) (considering) Pemberton 24x5K, Friday 7:00 pm – Sat 7:00pm. Reg open on April 28.
(Sep) Yeti 100. Abingdon, VA. fast, flat, race around 9/25/20
(Oct 4) (considering) Maine Marathon. Portland, ME. to replace the canceled May Marathon
(Oct 18) Considering Gettysburg Marathon
(Oct 25) (deferred to 2021) MCM 50K, again! 6 hr is course limit. Need to re-reg in April.
(Nov 14) (Reg’d-deferred to 2021) Richmond Marathon.
(Nov) (Considering) Stone Mill 50M
(Nov 22) (Considering) Philly Marathon
-Dec: Rocky 50 http://www.rocky50k.com/
(Dec) (Considering) Devil Dog 100, Triangle, VA
– (Dec/Jan) (doubtful) Holaday Lake?, VA
Following year goal: SC, NC, OH, TN, or OK or TX
(circa May 16) (considering) Quest for Crest, 50k. reg opens Nov 18, 2019, probably same time for 2020.
(Jun) (probably won’t) SF Dipsea race. America oldest trail race. believe reg open in Dec. Too far. Plan D.
(Oct 2-4) (not reg) Grindstone100, reg opens april 1. $300. 38 hrs cutoff.
(Nov 21) (Considering) JFK 50 Miler. reg open Mar 1.
(Nov 21-22) (considering; possibly will defer again) Route 66 (Tulsa City) Marathon – Oklahoma (fall), might defer.
-Jan: (defer) Charleston, SC
-March: (defer) Myrtle Beach SC
-(Mar 20-22): (considering) Yeungling Shamrock Marathon, Virginia Beach, Va (March) (possibly 2020)
–March: (defer) Atlanta Publix Marathon, GA
-(Apr 4): (considering) Salisbury Marathon (MD), first week in April
June: (possibly) Bay of Fundy, Maine
-Sep: (defering) Air force, Ohio
-Oct: (considering) Mt Desert, Bar Harbor, Maine
-(defering) Detroit Marathon, MI, or Niagara Falls Marathon, NY.
-Hawaii Maui Marathon (Dec) (will save it till last)
-the big ones, LA, NY, Chi marathons
–Buffalo Marathon (Jun?). Chance to go to Niagara Falls
–Niagara Falls Intl Marathon, (OCT) It takes place at Niagara Falls, and will cross over to Canada
–Hong Kong Marathon (Feb 2022)
–Sydney Marathon (Sept)
–Inca trail (June/July) (2021/2022)
–Santiago Marathon (April – Easter Sunday)
Patagonia Ultra (50K). Oct/Nov
–Tata Mumbai Marathon on 20th January 2019
–Vietnam HCMC Marathon (Jan 10)
–Belfast Marathon (May 5, 2019)/ –Causeway Coast Marathon (Sept) (Ireland)
–Dublin Marathon (Oct 27, 2019)
–C&O Canal 100 miler: last weekend in April. (2021)
-Blackbeard revenge 100mi/ 100k. (March) (Outer banks, NC) Really want to do
-Yetti 100. Or VA Big Butt ultra
-Highland Sky Ultra (WV) – June. Dolly Sods!
-R2R2R (rim to rim to rim of the Grand Canyon) (October). Need 1 year booking in advance
(Dec 7) (Sat. – considering) Rocky Fat Ass. Phillies, PA. free event. no medal, no support. fun.