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Race Report: Way Too Cool 50K

The Way Too Cool 50K went better than I expected.  The course was incredibly beautiful and challenging without being brutal. And I got a great time, finishing in just over six hours. I would say that everything went perfectly, except … Continue reading

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Race Report: Lord Hill 20 Mile Run

This past Sunday I had the distinct pleasure of running the Lord Hill 20 Mile trail race; my second Evergreen Trail Runs event in as many months.  And I really do mean it was a pleasure since the event went … Continue reading

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Race Report: Blast from the Past Half Marathon and ½ Half Marathon

On January 30th, I ran Evergreen Trail Runs’ Blast from the Past Half Marathon and ½ Half Marathon. It was an incredibly fun, light-hearted, and well organized race which really took the edge off the fact that the course itself was … Continue reading

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Race Report: Yukon(’t) Do It! Half Marathon and Marathon

Ugh. Another DNF. Unlike Ghost of Seattle, I showed up on time. And although the race started off strangely, I would have finished if not for one crucial mistake regarding gear. That said, let’s start from the beginning. I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Race Report: Ghost of Seattle 50K First Annual Seattle Slacker 50K

I was really looking forward to writing a race report for the Ghost of Seattle 50K. Sadly, circumstance and my own disorganization intervened, but mostly circumstance. The morning of the race I woke up nice and early in preparation for … Continue reading

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Belated Race Recap: A Stumble and Getting Back on the Ultra Horse

Although my blogging may have been on hiatus this last year, my marathon and ultramarathon training wasn’t. I had last written in January after running my first ultra, the Cougar Mountain 50K. Running my first 50K would have been hard … Continue reading

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Race Report: Cougar Mountain 50K

This is a race report about a race that happened nearly three months ago. Deal with it. This last October, I ran my first ultramarathon. Overall, it  was a success because it was a new challenged and I finished. However, … Continue reading

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Race Report: St. George Marathon

This was the first time I’ve ever run a marathon as a training run and I picked the perfect race for it. The scenery was so gorgeous I kept stopping to take pictures. The course was mostly flat. Actually it … Continue reading

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Race Report Combo: Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series

I’ve had the great pleasure of running the entire series of “short” races in the Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series this Spring and Summer.  I previously wrote about the first event in the series, the 5-miler.  I have since run the … Continue reading

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Race Report: Surfer’s Path Marathon

My anticipation was high for this race. The Surfer’s Path was the first full marathon since my disastrous performance at the Forest Park Marathon in Portland last August. To be fair, the blame for that event lay squarely with me. I had not trained … Continue reading

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