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Chicken Nuggets and The Gorge

Seems like at least half the runner posts out there have something to do with quinoa beet kale berry salads or organic energy bar X. This is all well and good, I mean all these elite runner types out there eat healthy and they want us all to know about it.   452 more words


2015 Trail Running Film Fest - Spring Northwest Tour comes to Oregon in April 2015

I’m not a huge movie watcher. I think I only saw two movies in 2015 (Wild and Into the Woods). I think that my real work life is drama enough that I don’t need fictional accounts to keep my head swimming. 586 more words


Epic Endings

Within a few days of arriving in Portland in August, I was crammed into a van of strangers to run through the night from Mount Hood to the Pacific Ocean… 712 more words

Sun Mountain 50m 2014.

“If we knew what we were doing, it would not be called research.” — Albert Einstein

¬†Even though I really wanted some solid redemption (which was ultimately achieved) from… 945 more words


Lessons from the Wall

This past weekend was my second go around at the Sun Mountain 50k. This time it was a training run, but instead of going into it with the plan of running strong and controlled, my plan evolved from confidence in an earlier 50k and became “to crush my old time at any cost.” But, it seems that outrunning hubris is damn near impossible. 1,506 more words

Inaugural Gorge Falls 100k

My second year heading down to the Rainshadow Running Gorge Falls races, I was looking forward to absolutely everything. How can it get any better than combining waterfalls, technical single track, awesome familiar and new faces, Portland, Hood River, some silliness, and road trip?! 1,364 more words

Running This Weekend?

You may have noticed we’ve been MIA lately, as life – family, work, training – have all gotten in the way. Our apologies, as the goal is to try and keep you updated on Bend’s most current running-related news. 134 more words