When first heard that professional ultrarunner Tim Tollefson was working on creating a trail festival in Mammoth Lakes, I knew I would want to be a part of this. Why? First of all, Mammoth Lakes is a family vacation spot for us so I am familiar with the trails around Mammoth and other lakes. Second, …
This was my third trip back to Malibu Creek State Park in the past few months. The first time was to race the Sean O’Brien 30k which a monster 30K PR and probably my best race in many years. The second time was to volunteer for the SOB 50 miler/100k race. This time it was …
Race day was cold. Making the 45 minute drive to Paramount Ranch, my car’s temp read 50 something degrees but I’ve seen others post that it was in the 30’s and 40’s. The ground had frost on it so it was closer to 30, I think. In the moonlit dark I arrived, checked out the …
I promised you some details on my last “race,” the Rocky Peak 30k in Simi Valley. I put that in parenthesis because when it came to setting goals for the day the only one I set was to enjoy the company and the trails. That sounds a little corny and maybe even disingenuous if you are the suspicious type but that’s all I wanted from the day.
My word for 2013 is BEYOND. Go beyond barriers, see new things, go to new places, solve new problems and take imagination to new levels.
What is your word for 2013 and what do you intend to do?
Memo.m4a Listen on Posterous Listening to carolers at Vromans, pretending it’s not 85 degrees.
The holidays are here and this is a great opportunity to chronicle family festivities- everything from tamaladas, to holiday dinners, to post-election family squabbles, to impromptu football scrimmages.
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