Running

Rainy Rancho San Juan

The day before the event Race Director Luis Escobar posted “Rancho San Juan Trail Run and Camp is 100% on, regardless of weather. Please remember that this is a rain or shine event. Plan accordingly. BRING FIREWOOD.” This prompted a rousing conversation about who told who to “burn all the […]

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Ultra Runner Podcast Interview

That.Just.Happened!  I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Eric Schranz of UltraRunnerPodcast.com.  It was a blast!  Click the link below and check it out yourself! Podcast:  http://ultrarunnerpodcast.com/chris-tarzan-clemens/ In the past few years, Chris “Tarzan” Clemens thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail on a whim, discovered his love for MUT running, got […]

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Grinding Through the Red Rock 50

Wednesday night I threw my back out.  Thursday I could barely move without holding my breath and wincing in pain.  Sunday was the Red Rock 50 Mile Race. These back problems are really getting old…or maybe – maybe I’m just getting old.  Hmm…. The email was written, finger hovering over […]

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Pacing Patrict Sweeney

The text read “What are you doing on October 18th, do you want to pace me for the EC 100?” The sender? Patrick Sweeney, THE Patrick Sweeney…winner of many races, current holder of the Beer Half Marathon World Record, and past holder of the World Record for the most miles […]

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Running with the Hopi

As my nine week summer vagabond around the country came to an end I had the option to drive back to Santa Barbara on Saturday and spend Sunday at the beach, or stay in the Arizona high desert for a tough 50K on Saturday, drive home on Sunday, and head […]

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Running Through A Jangover

Typical weekend procedure. Work hard. Play harder. Deal with the Jangover. Wait…the “J”angover? Yup, this weekend was the Javelina Jangover Night Runs by Aravaipa Running in Phoenix, and I just happened to be in Arizona. Unfortunately for me, this Jangover would hurt more than normal. I arrived shortly before sunset […]

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