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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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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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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

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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A Stone Cat Race Report

Stonecat With a race named 'Stone Cat' I thought about a pity play of words for my title.  What I got was a blank screen so on to Plan B–the actual race report. Last week I left Colorado for Maine … Continue reading

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Next Objective – A Trail Marathon in Massachusetts!

STONE CAT 50 MILE and MARATHON TRAIL RACESSaturday November 7, 2009   6:15amWillowdale State Forest, Ipswich, Massachusetts The race starts and finishes at Doyon School 216 Linebrook Road in Ipswich.  The course is all trails, a mix of double track and … Continue reading

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