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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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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 »
The Run That Was Not At All What It Should Have Been by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few inches of fresh snow fell late on the Friday night of President's Day weekend. I thought it a the perfect opportunity to get out on the trails with my dog and best run ... Read on »
I am a Winter Warrior by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What off-season trail runner can't relate to this one? Read on »
"Only Way I Know" by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The first time I heard this song on the radio I couldn't help thinking of it as a great motivational song for distance running... complete with dirt and trail references. ... Read on »
After the Leaves Have Fallen 2012 - 20k Trail Run by Bix Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have not been running the trails with the regularity I would like for a variety of reasons, a much needed break after a 50k in early October , the arrival of hunting se ... Read on »