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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…

Iconic Peak of the Wasatch

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…

Waldo 100k

There are a number of classic long trail runs in the Northwest. I’ve yet to do many of them no doubt. Last weekend I was afforded the opportunity to give the Waldo 100k a go. I thought it would be a great course, great practice for my 100 miler next month, and great competition. All…

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SOB 2014

The Alarm on my watch went off at 4:30, still dark. I’d been having some fitful dreams where my legs were weak and I could not move well uphill out on the course. I had to take a moment to adjust my mind to the idea that this had been a dream and that my…