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Alpine Skyrunning

What is skyrunning? It’s trail running in higher altitudes, on rougher ground, and on snow, in more remote mountain areas. Following the boom of trail running in the Alps, skyrunning is the next step, for those who want to escape the crowds that bit more. 204 more words

Trail Running

Training Break #2

From Thoreau’s Journal II

the crows betrayed to me a large hawk

they buffeted him, cawing

it rose and wheeled

a noble planetary motion

while the crows sat still and silent… 27 more words

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Afton Trail Run 25K Race Recap- In Which I Almost Died but Somehow Didn't

Yesterday I celebrated the 4th of July by running the Afton Trail Run 25K in Afton State Park in Hastings, Minnesota. Afton can best be summed up by 3 words: hot and heinously difficult. 998 more words

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Double Exposure

I always feel runner’s envy when I see those panoramic shots in magazines of runners floating along pristine trails high in the Rockies or some other spectacular wilderness location.   273 more words

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Back to the Canyon

When sunlight first creeps in and reveals the high rock walls streaked with color like gigantic shards of painted Indian pottery, and the wind-sculpted rock formations towering overhead, you know you are in a special place.   311 more words

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Goat Butt 50K & 10Mile (Mendham, NJ / June 28th, 2015)t

My Rating: ★★★★★

$0.0/mile (Fat Ass!! RD asked everyone to chip in food/drink for aid station)
My result 6:30?

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Summer Solstice 14K Race ~Minnewaska State Park, NY / June 24th, 2015~

My Rating: ★★★★★
$2.5/mile ($20 if registered earlier, it would have been $15)
My result: 1:01:35 (77th/310  5th in my AG)
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