I'm Drew- a high school biology teacher and endurance athlete who decided to become a scientist. I am currently a PhD candidate in biological anthropology at the University of Massachusetts where I study human evolutionary physiology.

 

You can reach me at: 

abest@umass.edu

 

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Endurance sport is already self-indulgent, so why not blog about it too?

I race bikes with the support of:

Laughing Dog Bicycles

My mountain/ultra/trail running team:

acidotic RACING

2019 Race Results

Mountain Biking

Orchard Hill, 1st Cat 1 19-39

Wallum Lake, DNF (injury)

Pat's Peak XC, 1st Cat 1 19-39, 1st Cat 1 overall

Domnarski Farm, 4th Pro/Open

Gnar Weasels, DNF (flat tire)

Bikes for Bovines, 1st Cat 1 19-39, 1st Cat 1 overall

Eastern Grind, 4th Cat 1 19-39

Cyclocross

Ghosts of Gloucester, 25/40 Elite

2018 Race Results

Running

Loon Mountain Race/USA Mountain Running Championships, 19th youtube

Ragged Mt. 50k/USA 50k Trail Championships, 9th

Pisgah Mountain 50k, 3rd

Mountain Biking

Orchard Hill Assault, 7th overall Cat 1

Coyote Hill Classic, 2/2 Pro/Open

Treasure Valley Rally, 5th Cat 1 19-39, 10th overall Cat 1

Domnarski Farm, 2nd Cat 1 30-39, 3rd overall Cat 1

Bike for Bovines, 8/10 Pro/Open

Highlights

- 19th, 2018 USA Mountain Running Championships

- 6th, 2017 Mt. Washington Road Race

- 20th, 2016 USA Mountain Running Championships

- 8th, 2016 Mt. Washington Road Race

- 2015 USATF-New England Mountain Running Series Champion

- 19th, 2014 USA Mountain Running Championships

- 8th, 2010 USATF-New England 10-Mile Championships

- 1st, 2009 Providence Marathon

- 102nd, 2007 Boston Marathon

- 69th, 2003 NCAA DII Cross Country Championships

Some of my training can be found here: