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Gut Buster - The Buffalo Stampede 26er (32er)

Surely this is the last hill?……, wait… one more hill……okay now THIS MUST be the last hill……. frigging hell another hill….!!

That was the internal (and sometimes external) thought process for many competitors in the brand new Buffalo Stampede 26er Skyrace. 1,017 more words


This moment!

Have you ever had this moment on your run  when you body kicked in a whole new gear on its favorite terrain and you felt like a wild animal flying through the trail?! 312 more words


Persephone finally digs herself out

I realize I haven’t written here since December. I have had many adventures this winter in which I shoveled snow, shoveled more snow, ran in snow, worried about ice dams and the weight of snow on the barn’s roof, slipped and fallen in snow, and driven in snow. 1,895 more words

Yakima 50K / Mt. Adams Double

My training isn’t there quite yet, but it’s the time of year when racing starts sounding fun. Two weeks ago I hoofed down to Bend with Peter to kick off the competitive “season” at the… 719 more words

April Trail run

New Energy Runners hit the trails today with a challenging 14.5k + with mixed terrain to challenge at every point.   The start was at Caracoli, Winchester where Dhan served up shots of espresso to set us on our way: 225 more words

Heroic Hoka Highland Fling!

Partially sighted, limited oxygen intake, heat exhaustion, leg cramps and I’m only just hitting Conic Hill – 18miles in…!

Lying in bed, night before the race, the rain is pouring down on our tin shelter. 1,912 more words

Trail Running

Scouting the Squamish 50

Over the last few months I’ve been running sections of the Squamish 50 course.

Yesterday marked my “last” scouting mission, and I have now previewed about 95% of the course.But no matter – I have lots more running to do to prepare my self to finish 50 miles! 223 more words