I’m sure a little of this is due to daylight savings and having a 6:30am flight to San Jose on Monday but boy am I starting to drag ass. I mean I did run for 10 hours over the course of Saturday/Sunday but still I think the training is starting to catch up to my… Continue reading It’s starting…
This weekend marks my first 7 hour run attempt since 2015. Go down the trail 3 and half hours then turn around and survive the return trip. The other lucky part of 7 is I just finished my first pass at my nutrition plan based on the aid station spacing at the Bigfoot 200 and… Continue reading Lucky #7
Technically this is a “race” report but more like just a long training weekend because I did nothing over the course of Saturday or Sunday that felt like racing. Strap in for some slow methodical musings of the weekend out at Hagg Lake. Let’s go over the details of the event. ORRC (Oregon Road Runners… Continue reading ORRC Hagg Lake Double
I woke up to a lovely 34 degree rain filled morning for my run. As I was heading into the last mile I started noticing these large sized “things” coming down. It’s pretty dark so at first I thought they were just some leaves. Being that it’s pretty boring in the morning, I was thinking… Continue reading Big slow raindrops = SNOW!
So on a whim I signed up for the Mountain Lakes 100 which is right here in Oregon the Pacific Crest Trail which is late September…why you ask? Well my diabolical plan is to use it as a lottery ticket to the Western States 2019 lottery. It’s a qualifying race and is put on by… Continue reading 100 miles easy right?
So we’re closing in on the donation goal…another great donation from a long time friend and used to be fellow runner, Vera… Back in the day at Mentor, we used to run a lot together. So right now with all the various donation websites that I’ve kept track of, we’re at $812 raised for The… Continue reading Donation Goals
So last week the Mt. Hood 50 miler lottery opened and they drew out the 150 names on Saturday and I didn’t get in. Bummer as I wanted to do the 50 miler on Saturday and then camp over night and do their 50k on Sunday all this 4 weeks before the Bigfoot as a… Continue reading No Lottery Luck