My Thoughts on Crewing an Ultra

My Thoughts on Crewing an Ultra

I have now run a few ultra marathon events myself and they are not easy work. An ultra marathon is a race that is anything longer than a traditional 26.2 mile marathon. The most popular race distances for an ultra are 50k, 50m, 100k and 100 miles. There is a lot of...
A Trip to Texas – Bandera 100k

A Trip to Texas – Bandera 100k

Well Les and I took a trip to San Antonio to race the Bandera 100k this past weekend. Looking to get a top two finish, win some USATF prize money and come home with an auto bid in Western States. Also hoping that this little trip would be a break from some cold...
Making Fresh Tracks

Making Fresh Tracks

Got to get out in the powdery Utah snow to start the year. Took a route up Mill Canyon off of Tibble Fork in American Fork Canyon. It is so peaceful to be out in nature during the winter months. With freshly fallen snow everything looks so different and unique. The...
A Year In Review

A Year In Review

As I look back on 2014 I recall the many great times and successes that have occurred. I had a few of my own adventures to give it a boost. It certainly wasn’t the epic peak bagging year of 2013, but 2014 had many great accomplishments within its own right. This...
Share The Gift This Christmas

Share The Gift This Christmas

Every year it seems that Christmas sneaks up on us more and more. It also seems to be much more commercialized every year. Thanksgiving is almost an afterthought to the huge sales that are taking place over the weekend and now even on Thanksgiving day. We seem to...
Getting our Children Outdoors

Getting our Children Outdoors

One of the great things that we could do with her children is to get them into the outdoors. Our children really love to be outside, and it is great for us as parents to take them there. If we allow them to be cooped up inside with devices all of the time they will...
Crewing Les at Run Rabbit Run

Crewing Les at Run Rabbit Run

I am so proud of my wife. She has done some great things over the past couple of years as she has entrenched herself into this sport of ultra running. She has placed high at both Lake Sonoma 50 and Speedgoat 50k as well as crushing her first ever 100 mile race with a...

Speedgoat and Twin Peaks

With summer in full swing and the snow mostly melted off of the highest peaks in the state it is beyond time to be moving from Southern Utah adventures to full on mountain ascents and peaks to bag. This also means that late summer and fall ultra season is on to full...
Independence in the Uintahs

Independence in the Uintahs

This weekend my wife and I wanted to celebrate our countries independence in a great way. So we left the kiddos with grandma and took off from the family party to hit a hard loop in the Uintahs. We headed out Friday afternoon to start from Mirror Lake. We started a...