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Black Canyon 100k Course Preview

A little background for those of you not in the Montrail Ultracup know. This coming Saturday, February 14, The Black Canyon 100k will be held starting in a tiny little place called Spring Valley, AZ. This is a place one would seldom drive through and likely even more seldom get out of the car with…

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TNF 50m Team Competition

Hello to all you trail running nerds out there. For a while now I have been wondering how to make this sport of Ultra Running more interesting. After looking through the Irunfar preview this morning I came up with an answer. Since my days running cross country in college I have missed the joys and shared…

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Run Rabbit Run 100

Driving back West on highway 40. Going home under blue skies. I’m letting Natalie drive this time. My legs, feet, and energy have all taken a harsh beating, probably the harshest. Finishing 100 continuous miles in the high mountains was truly a different kind of racing experience for me. The mental ups and downs that…

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Summer road trip 14

So Natalie and I have been traveling around the West. Staying in the Xterra up real high for the first half of the trip. We were in the Sierra, Utah, and Colorado camping between 10,000 and 12,000 feet. Natalie began to get throttled, likely by the sustained time and very high altitude. She went home…