For the Love of Local

Your love of local trails could save the world. “These trails aren’t anything special,” my friend Hilary said prefacing our run.  We wound our way around firs and mixed hardwoods over rolling mountain bike trails, yipping out loud as we narrowly miss total wipe outs in the greasy mud and leaves. Today I am in…

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*REWARD*

  Mojo was last seen sometime in mid June in California. Mojo may be along a ridge line in the Eastern Sierra or confused somewhere along the North Fork of the American River, possibly with heat exhaustion. Mojo is unpredictable and may not come when called. Reward if found. Ok, before you start thinking that…

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The Final Meters

I wrote most of this post before Western States 100 and, after a 24 hour plus day, added a race recap. – – – On June 24, 2017 I will run 100 miles from Squaw Valley to Auburn, California. During THIS TRIP, I’ve thought a lot about the power of affirmation; you know, superman posturing,…

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Rules of Training Like a Dirtbag

For the last 45 days, my life has revolved around running, eating, driving and sleeping, in that order. This CROSS COUNTRY TOUR is not the first for me, but I have still learned a few valuable lessons about traveling and training on the road. Believe it or not, having no real commitments and all the…

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