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Salomon Park Hydro Set: Take 2!

Earlier this month I posted a blog entry giving my initial impressions of the Salomon Park Hydro Set. When I made that entry I had only completed a single 9 mile run with the set so my time with the carrier was pretty limited. 798 more words


Marathon des Sables - day four part two (MdS long day)

Having your name plaque emblazoned on your race outfit was, I think, so that when you are face down and generally incommunicado, that attending medical personnel can shout your name loudly during their attempts to revivify you. 508 more words

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Tales from the Trails - Brush Hollow Trail

Head about ten miles north from Ridgway on Route 948, and there it is.  The innocuous but well maintained trailhead of the Brush Hollow Trail.  I personally live about 5 miles north of Ridgway.   1,274 more words



Please excuse my long absence – school holidays came and went, along with the usual chaos/fun they involve, followed by two weeks of cleaning up the mess.  978 more words

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Marathon des Sables - day four part one. The Long Day

MdS – the long day

The infamous Long day awaited us today. For the front runners, this is where the race was run and lost. So they were given a three hour lie in and we got a head start. 960 more words

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Ultra Recovery

1 week after the CanLake 50 miler – and Im up at a ridiculous hour again. For once I think I was actually sleeping pretty well, until my alarm woke me up at 3:15am. 396 more words


Trail du Cousson

Only four weeks ago at the end of the Serre Che Trail, I said I was probably done with the trail running for this season. 1,210 more words

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