Post Tagged with: "Race Report"

Crewing Through Hell

“What are you doing in July?” That’s how it all started. A simple question, a few quick words that lead to crewing the Badwater 146, sweat evaporating out my pores in 129 degree heat, driving 3 days through the desert with no air conditioning, and cuddling with three other guys […]

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Solemates’ CYA 2014

Cool Your Ass. No…wait! That’s not me telling you to get out of here! Stay…read on! Cool Your Ass is actually a new race hosted by Solemates’ Mark and Sharill Hellenthal in Prescott, Arizona. Cool Your Ass is a cornucopia of ultra races, all contained inside Pioneer Park. You have […]

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Pacing States

Western States Endurance Run…one of the epic events in ultrarunning and a mere 8 hour drive from Santa Barbara, yet, I’ve never attended. Until this year. Do you remember growing up as a kid, watching the World Series or the Super Bowl and imagining yourself there, in a uniform, making […]

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Nine Trails At Night

Nine trails. The hardest thing I’ve ever done. Seriously, I know that I haven’t done that much yet, but when compared to running Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim in the Grand Canyon (45 miles and 20,000 feet of elevation change) or the 65 mile Are You Though Enough race, the 35 mile Nine Trails […]

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Born to Run Weekend 2014

Born to Run 2014. Period. That’s really all I can say because no amount of explaining, stories, photos, or videos can really share with someone the magic of Born to Run if they weren’t there. But alas, I’ll try. There are many different stories from many different people; this one […]

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Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim

It started with a mug of Pale Ale at Figueroa Mountain Brewing, as most good ideas do. We were sweaty, smelly, and dusty from the Rancho San Juan preview run. Sean Garbutt, Greg Lowe, myself, and Luis and Beverly Escobar were enjoying the cold beer when I mentioned “I’m thinking […]

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