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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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The Next Adventure: 100 Miles

An attempt at running my first 100 mile race. 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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Laurel Highlands Ultra Race: 77 Miles of Fun?

  Www.laurelultra.com   Ultrathoner and I are going east in a few weeks to western Pennsylvania.  Our goal, besides visiting and eating lots of Mom’s blueberry pie, is to run the entire length of the Laurel Highlands trail.   In … Continue reading

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Greenland 50 K Race Report

GL "No, not Greenland the arctic landmass administered by Denmark, Greenland Colorado south of Castle Rock" was frequently uttered the last few weeks when curious friends and co-workers asked what my next adventure was going to be.  Many of them … Continue reading

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Greenland 50k Update: And then there were two.

  GL Tim and I finished the running week on a good note.  It was another high mileage trail week.  We spent several hours at Greenland running the course in strong form.  Three laps with the out and back to … Continue reading

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Greenland 50k Update

Tim and I just finished our training week (Monday-Sunday) on a strong note.  Speed, recovery and interval work during the week with 19 trail miles yesterday and 9+ more today.  So 48 miles for the week.  Yesterday's run was at Greenland with very fierce … Continue reading

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Next Up: Greenland 50k

After a quick 5-10 inches of snow two days ago Spring is here today.  So a trail run was in order to celebrate season's change.  Since I haven't done a medium run for a few weeks a sloppy, muddy, snowy … Continue reading

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