Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The Golden Gate Relay 2018 Race Recap


If you've read Ultramarathon Man by Dean Karnazes, you undoubtedly know this race. It serves as a backdrop for the entire book, from him ordering a pizza on the side of the road in Petaluma, to climbing the Santa Cruz mountains, to victory in Santa Cruz itself. I'm proud to say that I ran the same 160 miles as Dean.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Folsom Lake 35K

Photo: Jesse Ellis- Let's Wander

I was a little nervous about this one. Sure, I knew the course, and had ran it all in the past- but not the whole 35K in one shot. I knew from my earlier excursions that this was not a flat course. And I have a sticker on my car: Aravaipa's tongue-in-cheek "Run Flat, Stay Low", the antithesis of their "Run Steep Get High" campaign. I'm not a huge fan of hills...

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Loops, Tamales, and Friends: Across The Years 2017 Race Report



Is it possible to run 64 miles and gain weight? Yeah. It is, if you are at an Aravaipa Event.


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A Marathoner?


Intense, searing pain, on the side of my left knee. Like a rubber band stretched to the point of breaking, my IT band was screaming at me to stop. So I did.