While I was sleeping, the Cascade Crest 100 countdown clock reached a new and terrifying/awesome milestone. SINGLE DIGITS, BABY. I feel simultaneously READY/woefully unprepared. Which, I’m beginning to think might just be the reality of how one feels before any 100 miler. Since we last chatted, some things happened in my sweaty training around Oregon. […] more


Cascade Crest Training Camp

It’s the end of the week and I STILL can’t stop smiling about last weekend’s trip to explore the Cascade Crest 100 course (and its nearby saloons, breweries and creeks) with new friends. On Friday morning, I headed up to Easton, Washington (where the race starts and finishes), and joined a handful of other runners […] more


Last Round of Bib Practice

“I thought you dropped.” Those were the first words I heard after I crossed the finish line in 5 hours and 33 minutes at the SOB50k this past weekend. They were uttered by a friend who generally races around my pace, but had been waiting at the aforementioned finish line for nearly 40 minutes by […] more

The Rundown 7.13-7.19

Last week was a good one. With an even better weekend. The good folks behind Waldo 100k organized a trail work weekend to clear/improve/maintain the race course and some additional sections of the PCT. I took Friday off to join them for a couple of days of clearing, brushing, running, camping and drinking beer around […] more

Rainier Recovery

In the race between recovering from Rainier and writing about it, recovery wins. My run report from Rainier is about 93% finished. I think it needs one more round of beer + writing and coffee + editing and it will be ready for the internet. Stay tuned. But my recovery seems to be at or […] more

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