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DecemBeard 100

It is hard to believe that it has been September since my last post.  For December I set a 100 mile month goal to start off the 2014 season.  This will get me into a good spot come January and I should be able to  hit the trail running.   Pun intended! Here is the current … Continue reading »

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Quick Update

It has been a while since I posted. I am happy to report that I am 100% off injured reserve. The knee took some time to heal. Much longer than I was expecting but I am going on two weeks now without any knee issues. I am feeling really good and up to this week … Continue reading »

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Trail Running Light Options

One of the missing items in my ultra gear bag of tricks is a quality trail running light. I found this out the hard way at the North Face 50m in Sept. of 2012. I quickly discovered that a camping headlamp is not a realistic option for trail running. These are light but nowhere close to providing … Continue reading »

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2013 Free State Trail Race Report

What I really like about this race season is that I finally have a few races that I have done in the past. Last year was my first year running ultras so everything was brand new. This year I finally have something to gauge my efforts against. The Free State race is run by Bad … Continue reading »

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New Running Movie: In The High Country

I just picked up a copy of Unbreakable a couple of weeks ago. I watched it twice within the first couple of days. It is a great to see moving on running and even better when it is about trail running. I highly recommend anyone interested in running and ultras to buy a copy and … Continue reading »

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Winter Failures and Spring Sputtering

Well, things have not been going very well in the training department for me since last winter. No major injuries or anything like that. I just seem to have taken my eye off the prize I guess. Things are picking up now and I am feeling great. Not a lot of miles under me as … Continue reading »

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Altras in the Wild

I made it in a couple of images that Altra put together. Altra featured these on their Facebook page and released one of them on Instagram. That is me in the yellow shirt. Those are also my feet in my Lone Peaks on the rock in the second photo. My buddy Tyson shot the photo … Continue reading »

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Back in the Game

I wish I had a good excuse for not running the past couple of months but I don’t. I kind of wish I had of a devastating injury but I don’t.  I wish I could tell you how burned out I was after my 50 mile race in September but I wasn’t. I really only have excuses to … Continue reading »

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2012 North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Mile Ultra

Last weekend was the big kahuna for me. My first 50 mile ultra. If you asked me at in the spring about completing a 50 mile ultra I would have said, “I;m not ready for that distance”. To be honest 50 miles was not even on my radar. My goals this year was to just … Continue reading »

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Altra Instinct 1.5 and Superior

I ordered new shoes today. I hope to have them in two weeks. These are photos of the new Altra Instinct 1.5 and the new Altra Superior trail shoes. The Superior do not replace the Lone Peaks. They are just an alternative lighter trail shoe. I ordered the orange Instinct 1.5 and the Superior. Can’t … Continue reading »

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