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Finish What You Started

It’s been three weeks now since Prairie Spirit Trail 100- MY FIRST SUCCESSFUL 100 MILER and I am still on a high from that weekend… though that could be the meth motel we had to stay in… but thats a whole other story.   3,622 more words


Orienteering in California

Written by Alex Jospe

The domestic orienteering season started off with a bang in the East Bay area of California, in mid-March.  For me, I coach skiing all winter and live in snow-bound Boston, so this was a dramatic change involving an 85-degree temperature swing from one weekend to the next (the ski race on March 16th was -10F, and the orienteering race on March 21st was 75F!).   322 more words


Dog Down, Day Four

Was worried about my running bud Owen. Four days after that trail outing, Owen was still lethargic. Left early from check him out and maybe have the vet look him over. 128 more words

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Bloody Nose and running

Has anyone ever had a bloody nose while running? or during a race?

Well last night was the first Dirt Cheap Trail race, and about half way through my nose starts running uncontrolably. 158 more words


Is Commercialization a Threat to the Purity of Trail Running?

Photo: roanokeoutside.wordpress.com

Last month I set foot on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia for the first time since I took up running in 2007. For six years I had been purchasing books about the AT and accumulating hiking, fast-packing, and running gear. 1,025 more words


Journey 5 Mile Challenge

After venturing back from Moab and getting in at 4am, Peter Maksimow, decided to run the Journey 5 Mile Challenge the next day. With very little sleep, he was able to take the win in a time of 29:49 for a hilly 5 miles. 52 more words


Dog Down

That Eagle Creek Trail hike on Sunday was not at all a strenuous outing.  However, this was quite a day for Owen, the German Shorthair.  Usually kept on a leash, Owen was set loose on the trail.   228 more words

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