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.
My current Goal: run in at least 1 new state (
CA, ME, OK, WI) (April 18 ). Virtual Marathon. Roanoke 52.4M. Done 5/9/20
(May 2) (canceled/reg’d) Grayson Highlands 50 Miler. Probably choose virtual. They reacheduled to 9/19-20/20. Need to decide by 5/13.
(May 3 – Sunday) canceled. ACE Physi cal Marathon / C&O Canal . Plan to run virtually. ( May 8 ) (Canceled/ reg’d. May 7-9) Maine Coast Marathon ; virtual marathon. done
June 1-August 31. Great Southern Run (GA-US). Virtual run but on location. 34 hour
(Jun 13) (moved to fall/date unkn) Laurel Highlands 70.5 miles Ultra. Goal race! fingers-crossed.
(Jul 11) (reg’d) 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.
(Labor Day) : (canceled/ reg’d ) Bolder BOULDER CO 10K , group trip. race moved to Labor Day Weekend. Can’t do.
(9/19) (is on) grayson highlands ultra 50Mi
(Sep 25) (considering) Pemberton 24x5K, Friday 7:00 pm – Sat 7:00pm. Reg open on April 28.
(Oct 4) (considering) Maine Marathon. Portland, ME. to replace the canceled May Marathon
(Oct 10) (reg’d: Transferred from last year) High Bridge 50K. Columbus weekend
(Oct 18) Considering Gettysburg Marathon
(Oct 25) (reg’d) MCM 50K, again!
(Nov 7) (considering) Old Glory – I had such good time last year
(Nov 14) (Reg’d) Richmond Marathon.
(Nov 21) (Considering) JFK 50 Miler. reg open Mar 1.
(Nov 22) (Considering) Philly Marathon
(Dec) (Considering) Devil Dog 100, Triangle, VA
-Holaday Lake, VA (Dec/Jan)
Following year goal: SC, NC, GA, OH, or TN
(Jan) 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
-(April) (considering) Promise Land 50k, Bedford, VA. Last weekend in April. Very interested!
(circa May 16) (considering) Quest for Crest, 50k. reg opens Nov 18, 2019, probably same time for 2020.
(Jun 20) (considering) Highlands Sky 40. Lanesville (dolly sods, WV). Fall back option. reg opens in Feb.
(Jun 13/20) (probably won’t) Eastern Divide Ultra. Pembroke, VA, conflicts with Highlands Sky. Plan C fallback-fallback option.
(Jun) (probably won’t) SF Dipsea race. America oldest trail race. believe reg open in Dec. Too far. Plan D.
(Sep) Yeti 100. Abingdon, VA. fast, flat, race around 9/25/20
(Oct 2-4) (not reg) Grindstone100, reg opens april 1. $300. 38 hrs cutoff.
(Nov) (Considering) Stone Mill 50M
(Nov 21-22) (considering; possibly will defer again) Route 66 (Tulsa City) Marathon – Oklahoma (fall), might defer.
-Dec: Rocky 50 http://www.rocky50k.com/
-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.