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Top 10 tips for UTMB

It’s the final few weeks before the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, and there are several thousand nervous runners, spread across the world, who are making their final preparations for this infamous trail running race. 1,268 more words

Alpine Courses

47 Hills - Part 8 Mount St. Joseph & More!

The 40th tallest hill took me a while to get around to running it. I wasn’t thrilled about it, to be honest, it’s not the most scenic spot in San Francisco. 237 more words


The Trail Series Race 3 at Silvan: everywhere I see monsters

The book I chose for bedtime reading has not helped.  A thriller called Descent about a female runner set in the mountains of Colorado.  I should have known better.   2,190 more words

Trail Running

Return to the woods. 

On Monday night I did my usual 8 mile run commute home from work, but for some reason it felt different !

Why did it feel different ? 223 more words


What did I learn from my first Ultra

It’s been a few weeks now since I finished my first ultra marathon and I’ve been thinking long and hard about what I have learned from this experience, and more for myself (and possibly anyone reading this that might take something from my thoughts) I thought I would do a little list. 487 more words


Taking on Goats Pass

When I first went through Goat’s Pass, I felt a 50/50 split of terrified and excited. What did this magical part of the world have to offer? 1,750 more words

Adventure Racing

Race to the Stones

Last year, after I finished running the London Marathon, I sat down and thought to myself “where do I go from here ? How do I step up the challenge ?” I love trail running so I decided that I was going to do more of it, but then I thought about the types of races you do on trails and I immediately thought of an ultra marathon. 937 more words