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Bix

New York 12577
I'm a recreational athlete living in the Lower Hudson Valley of NY exploring my passion for endurance sports and the outdoors. I've run 13 marathons and love getting out for a run or a bike ride. I've just completed my first 50k Ultra this Spring. I'm relatively new to trail running, yet I've... Full Bio
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Your Heroes Suffer Too by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hardrock 100 2014 "I Got Rocked" - Timothy Olson To me it's very interesting to see those who you admire having a tough time out on the trails. It goes to ... Read on »
Barkley 100 by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Barkley 100 from Brendan Young on Vimeo . This documentary tells the story of one of the world’s most difficult and bizarre sporting events: The Barkley Marathons. ... Read on »
Reflections on My First Fifty Mile Run by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Several weeks have passed since I completed my first 50 miler and the glow of the accomplishment has somewhat begun to fade. Over this period I've had time to reflect on the ... Read on »
2014 Brewery to Brewery Run by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wounded Warrior Project Just one week after my first 50 mile run I participated in the 2nd Annual Brewery to Brewery Marathon. Essentially an informal marat ... Read on »
My First 50 Miler | 2014 Rock the Ridge 50 Mile Challenge Race Report by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I heard about the Rock the Ridge 50 Mile Challenge  early last year and knew it was my opportunity to step into the world of the 50 miler. I've done a few 50k runs bu ... Read on »
How To Be An Ultra Runner by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Awesome video... I caught myself laughing at myself (at least) a couple of times. Enjoy. Read on »
A Run Around the Sun by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Awesome video of a guy who ran every day of last year  and videotaped it. The video shows one second of every day. I guess you could call it a video-streak. Enjoy. Read on »
Running at Night by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running space.com Last night I was admiring the moonlit landscape from my backyard. The moon wasn't quite full, maybe just a day or two past, but nonetheless, the i ... Read on »
IS JFK Responsible for the 50 Mile Ultra? by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently went to a mixer for the Rock the Ridge 50 Mile Endurance Challenge . It was held at Newburgh Brewing Company and I thought it would be a good chance to have som ... Read on »
Who's Ready for Winter? by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Winter is just hitting a large portion of the country this week and as the snow falls outside my window I thought I'd share a little inspirational snowy trailporn ... Read on »
Angels Staircase 35/60k Video by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here's a beautiful and inspiring video of trail and ultra running at the Angels Staircase 35/60k from Project Talaria For more race information visit: rainsh ... Read on »
50 Miles to Support Mohonk Preserve by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In May I will be attempting my first 50 mile run at the 2nd Annual Rock the Ridge The run is a fundraiser for Mohnok Preserv e , one of America's last great places ... Read on »
Demon Brew by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's been a while since I've taken the time to actually write a post. I'm not sure if it's because there wasn't anything particularly noteworthy to write about or that the ... Read on »
Timothy Olson Western States 100 Win 2013 by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tim is just the coolest. This video is of Tim Olson’s WS100 run, shot by his parents-in-law. It contains some really nice shots that really show the course and wha ... Read on »
Loving Me Some New Running Shoes by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've worn the original Saucony Mirage for the last few years. I really like the simple construction and solid sole design so much I had even purchased an extra pair to keep ... Read on »
SNL New Balance Parody by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Stuff has been building up in my DVR queue for weeks and last night I finally got to watch the SNL with Zach Galifianakis and I realized that SNL still does co ... Read on »
Perspectives Change by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week I was slightly frustrated as the whole running community was focused on the 26.2 mile road event in Boston, while I was intent on finishing 31 undulating miles on ... Read on »
My Impostor Syndrome by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I don't consider myself an imposter on the level of  Frank Abagnale played by Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie Catch Me if You Can , but I do often find myself wonderi ... Read on »
Ah, Screw It! by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Over the last few weeks I put a pretty good hurt on my Yaktrax . They've stood up for a few years on the packed snow trails, but since I've taken to running the mountai ... Read on »
Prepping for Traprock by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last year, just before The North Face Endurance Challenge at Bear Mountain I was struck down by an injury in the final weekend of training. This year I registered in ... Read on »