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Brett Sherfy
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Hokie, Ultra-Marathoner, Runner, Cyclist, Coffee Enthusiast, pre-service secondary Mathematics Teacher, and former Mechanical Engineer
Hokie, Ultra-Marathoner, Runner, Cyclist, Coffee Enthusiast, pre-service secondary Mathematics Teacher, and former Mechanical Engineer

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2016 Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run "Race Report"
People will give you a lot of reasons as to why they run ultras.  I'll give you one: Umstead 100 makes #families.  It was evident as I witnessed friends, now family, embrace warmly before departing that we had taken part in something special. The photos abo...
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Pre-race Post: Blue Ridge Marathon Packet Pickup and Expo
The Blue Ridge Marathon has been on my radar for several years but this year was the first that it fit into my schedule...and that I was fit enough to tackle the challenging event, which appropriately claims the title of "America's Toughest Road Marathon." ...
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2014 3.2 Run In Remembrance
On Saturday, Michelle and I participated in the 3.2 Run In Remembrance held, on the Virginia Tech campus, to remember and celebrate  the lives of 32 Hokies that were tragically taken from us on April 16th, 2007.  Although Michelle had participated in the ru...
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Top Ten Moments of Umstead 100 Endurance Run
Over the weekend, I received an outpouring of support and congratulations for finishing the 2014 Umstead 100 mile endurance run.  While I fully intend to write a proper  race report, I realize that reading about running around a loop eight times doesn't app...
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Letting GO of Control - One Week to Umstead 100
This time next week, I will hopefully be somewhere in my third 12.5 mile lap around Umstead State Park .  At this point, logging a long run would be foolish and trying to squeeze in a few last nervous runs seems pointless.  I simply intend to get in a few e...
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2014 Terrapin Mountain Race Report
The verdict is still out.  To run or race an ultra?  That is the question.  For me, I have very little experience with the latter, having only "raced" my first ultra at Holiday Lake , but running  Terrapin Mountain this past weekend was SO  much fun that I ...
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T-Minus 3 Weeks to Umstead 100 and Training Weeks 3/3/2014-3/16/2014
Saturday marked the three week countdown to Umstead 100.  As the race approaches I'm beginning to question my preparation and training, especially after last weeks lackluster performance.  Consequently, I missed my training "week-in-review" post last week. ...
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