Running Mendocino and the Coast

Running Mendocino and the Coast

About 10 days ago my wife decided to do another 50k to try to improve her overall UltraRunning Race Series ranking. Looking at the options we found this great little race on the Northern California coastline in the town of Mendocino. It is a first-year race –...
Spring Running

Spring Running

This time of year is such a great time. A wonderful ski season has wrapped up and the trails are drying out. The snow is melting off of the jagged peaks and they are starting to call. I am really excited to start running peaks again. It’s now that I can get up...

Antelope Canyon Modified 55k Race Report

Have you ever done anything crazy? Ever wanted to test your body and push the limits? Well I did this weekend. As if going for a long run wouldn’t be hard enough I signed up to do 34 miles in the Arizona desert. Ultra Adventures puts on some amazing races here in the...

Cross Training in Winter

If you are like me then you are feeling the cold, unforgiving winter conditions that tempt us to stay inside. While staying warm and cozy in the comfort of your own home seems appealing, it’s negatively affecting necessary training time to prime you for the spring and...
Uintah Yurt Backcountry Ski Tour

Uintah Yurt Backcountry Ski Tour

While perusing the Wasatch Peak Baggers page I came across an invitation to join Tom McCabe on a two night yurt adventure in the High Uintah Wilderness. I have stayed in a yurt only one time before, but never skied into one. I couldn’t pass on this opportunity....
Looking Ahead to an Excellent 2016

Looking Ahead to an Excellent 2016

As we now put 2015 in the rear view we have time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. You may have spent some time last night, or will do so this weekend, in reflecting with family and friends. You may make a list of resolutions to make this year...