Training and Heat Related Maladies

  Heat related maladies are no joke, especially when exercising down here in the South.  This past Friday I was reminded how quickly your body can go from running strong to running on empty and then, crash. Early Friday morning the Rough Runners crew and I ran the Daufuskie Island half marathon course.  When we […]

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Rough Runners 100 Mile Club

  We’ve recently launched the Rough Runners 100 mile club (or Club 100).  The whole purpose behind this idea is to bring to light and commemorate those individuals that are dedicated, disciplined and driven to push themselves to extremes. Pushing themselves to extremes opens them up to expand their boundaries and venture into territory few […]

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DFL 24 Hour Ultra 2018 Recap

Last year (2017), was the inaugural DFL 12 hour ultra.  In 2018, we made it a 24 hour ultra.  It turned out to be a good move.  The 2017 race had 25 runners broken down in the following timed races: 12 hour: 11 runners 6 hour: 6 runners 3 hour: 8 runners total runners: 25 […]

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CGG 155 Mile Ultra 2018 Race Recap

The Coastal Georgia Greenway 155 mile ultra 2018 is a 60 hour USATF Sanctioned running event held by Run 4 a Reason. It had a total of two runners, Steve Barber of Oakridge, Tennessee and, Catherine Weimer of Neshanic Station, New Jersey. The event began on Hutchinson Island, overlooking River Street in downtown Savannah, Georgia. […]

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McQueen’s Island Historical Trail Repair Prospectus 2018

This morning, I had the honor of meeting Mr. Leon Davenport, engineer for Chatham county regarding the future plans for the McQueen’s Island Historical Trail (RTT).  He was quick to discount the rumors that the county was nixing plans to restore our beloved RTT.  Point in fact, the trail will be repaired but it will […]

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Savannah SSOD Race Instructions

Dear SSOD Runners, Thank you for your support of this run and especially, for the cause behind this run!  As many of you may know, Gail Thatcher, one of our own from the running community, has a little girl, Layla, that is fighting for her life.  This run is to benefit and offer some support […]

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DFL 24 Hour Ultra Training Group

Here with Rough Runners we have a new challenge starting Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  It’s a 24 week training program for running a 50 or 100 miler at DFL 24 on the April 21st weekend or, whatever 100 miler you’d like to apply this training to.  If you decide to train with us and run […]

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