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Lessons From a Hundred

We received this email from listener Ricky Haro on what he learned during his first hundred miler, the Magredi Mountain Trail 100 in northern Italy. Prior to this race, his longest run had been a marathon back in March.   Some people jump into hundreds and others really prepare for …

Coming to Terms With Reality

I live in Sacramento at 37′ above sea level. The nearest “mountain” is a thirty minute drive away from my house. I’m …

Declaring Your Distance

I got this from the RD of Headlands Hundred, an event I’m running on Saturday: You risk a DNF if you change …

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Confessions of a Strava Voyeur

There’s something eerily intriguing about Strava, isn’t there? No time before have we had the ability to “watch” others training, cross training, …

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Drones at Races

This article about using drone-bots for photography at road races piqued my interest (as well as that of Melissa who sent me …

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No Trespassing Signs

Trailrunners as a group are a pretty respectful lot.  We’re generally pretty environmentally conscious, we try to clean up after ourselves, and …

Saturday afternoon. Not one footstep on the beach.

Visiting and Running on Molokai

Where’s Molokai? Molokai is one of the smaller Hawaiian islands, squeezed in between Maui, Lanai and Oahu. It’s 38 miles long by …