>5 days


So these are my splits from the 6 main aid stations at JFK, and then my finishing times and overall average pace. Apparently I cut a lot of time out on the trail portion last year, and I doubt that I will be able to get much faster than that this year. I am looking to take most of the time off on the towpath. It is pretty much an easy solution to do that – run more and run faster, while walking less. Basically on the towpath that all comes down to a mental game, so who knows. I’ve done the training, now it’s time to relax and trust in the taper. Yay.

Published by Alyssa Godesky

Alyssa is a professional triathlete who has logged over 8,000 miles in competition of swimming, biking and running across five continents. She came to triathlon from an ultrarunning background and over the last few years has found success back on the trails: in 2018 she set the female supported Fastest Known Time (FKT) on Vermont's 273 mile Long Trail in 5 days, 2 hours and 37 minutes. In 2020 she set the women's supported FKT for climbing the 46 High Peaks in the Adirondacks in 3 days, 16 hours and 16 minutes. She is a triathlon and running coach, and also enjoys spending time guiding hikers out on the trails. Alyssa is based in Charlottesville, VA with her dog Ramona.

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