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Goal Oriented, Part 2 (or “Change of Plans”)

Seems as though I didn’t really acknowledge my “not getting into Western States” and briefly hinted at that a few posts ago, merely saying that I got into Miwok and plan on San Diego as being my first 100-mile attempt. … Continue reading

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2013 Best of the Rest Awards

Here’s a list of my favorite things from the 2013 calendar year. Best Trails I Had the Chance to Run First, I just want to say how lucky I am that I get to run pretty much whenever I want- … Continue reading

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MUTROY Awards

It’s that time of year folks; when all the magazines, websites and blogs more or less agree with each other about who was the most awesome “ultra” runner in 2013. Except that they usually confine their picks to just North … Continue reading

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A Trail Runner’s Manifesto…

Ironically enough, I write this on a Friday morning as I’m home sick from work. So, yeah… I loathe the term “ultrarunner”, especially when applying it to myself. In fact, I’ve never called myself an ultrarunner and (politely) correct those … Continue reading

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Western States 2015 Qualifying Standards…

…and subsequent “backlash” (although it seems like most folks are okay with the new changes) has been pretty entertaining to watch over the last 18+ hours since I’ve discovered the news. Basically, go here for the full breakdown: Western States … Continue reading

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Goal Oriented: The rest of ’13 and Beyond…

So I’ve been looking at what I’ve accomplished so far this year, and what I’d like to do moving forward for November & December as well as 2014. First off, I have to say how lucky and blessed I am … Continue reading

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Mt Tam summit no. 5 of ‘13 #tamalpais #trailrunning #madvert (at East Peak, Mount Tamalpais)

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Dick Collins Firetrails 50 Race Report

It’s been a year since my first 50-mile attempt and I’ve learned a lot about eating, sleeping and general recovery to support my training for an ultra- I’m both humbled and excited by my results yesterday and look forward to … Continue reading

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Here’s the runner and his pacer at mile 49.999. Photo by @jimminecrickit (at Lake Chabot Marina)

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Gonna run 50 today…

…NBD. http://www.firetrails50.com/

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