Tag Archives: Ultramarathon

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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Javelina 100- Redemption Race & Qualifier

You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” You, Lord, took up my case; you redeemed my life.     – Lamentations 3:57-58 I was disappointed after dropping from the Bear 100 at the end of September. … Continue reading

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Running Restarts and Rotator-Cuff Repair

  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer – Romans 12:12 Newton’s First Law Newton’s first law of motion states that an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion. This … Continue reading

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Volunteering At HARDROCK 100 – Better to Give

 ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’  Acts 20:35 Last weekend I had the most amazing time at the Hardrock 100 in Colorado. While my goal is to run the race one day, I wanted to share my … Continue reading

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UTMB – An Amazing Adventure

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth” Psalm 121:1-2 Lining up for UTMB on August 26, 2016 was surreal. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Cruel Jewel Race Report- Back For More!

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 It was considerably cooler and less humid at the start of the Cruel Jewel on … Continue reading

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Same Race But Much Has Changed

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. –Jeremiah 29:11 CRUEL JEWEL 108- REPEAT In two weeks I will … Continue reading

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 Javelina 100: Race Report and Being Thankful

  “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: … A time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away” Ecclesiastes 3:1-6 There … Continue reading

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A Change of Plans and A New 100 Mile Race

Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:20-21 Over the last 12 months my training was focused on one event, the Grindstone 100. It was here where I experienced my … Continue reading

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