Tag Archives: East Bay

FKTs Are So Hot Right Now!

I’ve been wanting to get out and do a full run (all 32+ miles) on the East Bay Skyline National Trail for a while now, so consider this my “intent to attempt” said trail. There’s no known FKT (fastest known … Continue reading

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Flying through the redwoods this morning.

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4:43:08 ~23 miles +3538 feet of climbing North Oakland to Castro Valley via East Bay Skyline Trail

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Grizzly Peak Marathon

4:51:53 6,389 feet of climbing. I finished 9th overall. 2nd in the men’s 30-39 age group. I got a medal. Actually I got 2 medals. Pics and official links to follow.

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Update: Training Log

I haven’t updated since the last race (Jan. 28th’s Steep Ravine). So, here’s the training log since then: 1/29 – rest 1/30 – 7.04 miles 1/31 – 4.73 mi (speed workout on Oakland Tech’s track) JANUARY TOTALS – 165.94 miles, … Continue reading

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Yes! This is one of my favorite places in the entire world to run, I think the bottom shot is from the Columbine Trail, the second greatest single track I’ve ever run on (the SCA in Marin is #1). I … Continue reading

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15.26 today…

…and it felt great. Got a little bonky around mile 11 again (seems to be my “trouble” mile) but fought through it. Did the Redwoods, it was muddy as all hell and rained off and on throughout the 2 hour … Continue reading

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2012 Training Log (so far…)

Okay, so I was challenged to run the Steep Ravine 30k race up in Stinson Beach on the 28th of January by my homie Errico (who ran with me the last race). Here’s what I’m in for: Steep Ravine Trail … Continue reading

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Rest days are no fun…

Taking today off, ran 13.6 yesterday. At least I think it was 13.6- my iPhone actually completely ran out of juice at 13.4- first time I’ve ever run and my legs had more battery power than my device. It was … Continue reading

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Today’s run

Oh those damn hills! I knew I was looking at a good 1200+ feet of elevation changes, but they weren’t as spread out as I had hoped. Holy crap. Here’s the map (oh, I got a new GPS app, it’s … Continue reading

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