Tag Archives: Training

Running Around Mountains – Mt Hood Prep for UTMB

I wrote this in August 2019 on my way to Italy for UTMB (previous post is my race report). With the 2020 Hardrock 100 just over 20 weeks out and sitting at the top of the waitlist, I have been … Continue reading

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UTMB – Returning to Run

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity” ― John Muir, Our National Parks (1901) It’s amazing to read this quote from over 100 years ago. … Continue reading

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Pre Eastern States 100 – The calm before the storm

“Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me.” – Psalm 31:3 It has been over a month since the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. It was an amazing experience but one … Continue reading

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Trying isn’t Enough!

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.  -Hebrews 12:11 The most difficult part of a race, particularly a marathon, is … Continue reading

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The Runners High and Prayers

“No training seems pleasant at the time. In fact, it seems painful. But later on it produces a harvest of godliness and peace. It does that for those who have been trained by it. So lift your sagging arms. Strengthen your … Continue reading

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