Category Archives: Training

‘stache for the 50 mile dash

Well now that the race is over its time to start cleaning up. I grew the stache in part because Maggie likes it. She even wanted me to have one for the wedding. No way I was doing that! And … Continue reading

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American River 50 Mile Run

I completed the AR50 on Saturday. Click on the link below to see a course map and details. You can really zoom in and see the course details as it shows exactly where we ran. You can’t see much from … Continue reading

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Last big training day

Sunday was the last big training day for us before the American River 50 mile race. I think we are ready. Next week is for rest and recovery for the race and then another week to prepare. It is going … Continue reading

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Jerry the mule

On our dehydration run from a few weeks ago Sid got rescued on his way back. He turned back earlier than the rest of us. Here is the story. This story, thanks to Jerry the Mule and several other equestrians … Continue reading

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Way too Cool 50k

I ran the Way Too Cool 50k yesterday. 50kilometers is 31 miles for those who don’t do metric system. I ran it in 5 hours 40 minutes. That is 20 minutes faster than my time last year. Here is a … Continue reading

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Dehydration

Dehydration was the name for the day. We all did not carry enough water for the run today. Melissa Jeff Sid and I all ran out on a 19 mile run. Sid turned back early and became delirious and had … Continue reading

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Mt diablo

Jeff Melissa Patrick and I ran from Clayton to the top of mt diablo. Big day of climbing but the views were fantastic.

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Memorial run

Today Jeff Melissa and I ran from auburn to cool and back as part of a memorial run for one of the local race directors. They were hit by a DUI driver just before the end of the year last … Continue reading

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Another good run

We had another good run on the crest to coast trail. We’ve now run the entire 25 miles of trail (twice if you count out and back). Very nice trails and we are definitely getting ready for the way too … Continue reading

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Comanche run

Jeff, Melissa, Josue, Omar, Colin and I ran another trail run. Very nice trail along the lake and river. It is part of the coast to crest trail network. Eventually this trail will run from the coast to the sierras. … Continue reading

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Sedona Marathon

I ran the marathon in Sedona as a training run for the American river 50. My legs were sore from last weekend so the pace was slow and that was the most painful ending for a run ever. I was … Continue reading

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Crest to Coast

Today Josue, Melissa and I ran 20 miles along the crest to coast trail near lake pardee. It is a beautiful section of trail with views of the river and the lake in the canyons near the lake. Perfect day … Continue reading

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