Category Archives: Running

A Fall Run on the Monarch Crest Trail

After our cold snap in Denver (20 F!) this week and awakening of Indian summer I am appreciating the few trees that still have their fall color wardrobe. It may be ski season in the mountains but it is warm … Continue reading

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Many Bites of Elephant at the Boulder 100

A little over a week ago I pulled the trigger and actually registered for the Boulder 100 race to be held 16-17 October. As I mentioned in my recent article I had not been training for another race this year … Continue reading

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The Next Adventure: 100 Miles

An attempt at running my first 100 mile race. Continue reading

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At the Lean Horse 100 as Pacer and Crew

In late August I traveled to South Dakota to support Tom’s attempt at completing a 100 mile race.  Since this is his ‘backyard’ race, being a Black Hills resident, he was especially eager to succeed. While I plan to write … Continue reading

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North Fork 50: The Trail is only part of the Race

Normally I would not consider dropping a race.  This time was a unique set of circumstance that had me thinking about doing it.  Many excuses ricocheted around my brain leading up to Saturday reminding me of Lucy’s enjoyment of baseball on … Continue reading

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North Fork 50: a Colorado Mountain Ultra

    NF50Pic1 Yet another race approaches but this time I do not feel as prepared.  After last month’s Laurel Highlands Ultra my running has been minimal at best.  A minor injury post race and then my last minute trip … Continue reading

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Laurel Highlands 77 Mile Race Report

Johnstown or Jamaica?  With a vividly verdant forest everywhere and the oppressive humidity I was not sold I was actually in Pennsylvania.  Only the ocean was missing.  Many years have past since I was east during the summer.  I quickly … Continue reading

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