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Aid Station Advice, or, Sound Sage Words from SweetWater

With the Lake Sonoma 50, Gorge Waterfalls, Leona Divide 50, North Face Challenge, Brazos Bend, and so many other races in the coming days and weeks; I would like to turn back the clock to Jan 30, 2016.     The days flew by on the calendar, closer and closer to the big day. Until, … Continue reading

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Sacramento Beat the Blerch 2015

Beat the Blerch Guest Report by Mrs Winged Ling (aka almostwonderwoman)….

I was thrilled to be running the Beat the Blerch Half Marathon. I read the comics, got a costume, talked people from work into running it. In the interest of journalistic integrity I would have to admit to being a Blerch fangirl.

As many fangirls and boys have found out, sometimes you should never meet your heroes. Continue reading

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Reflections on ‘ Clif Bar Presents: An Evening with Scott Jurek’

On October 1st, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend an event in which Scott Jurek would be recounting stories from his recent Appalachian Trail FTK success….

There were amazing stories, laughs, somber recollections, and insightful reflections from the 2175 mile journey.
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One Crazy Day – The Loco 200 (partial) Race Report

The Pre-ramble I was, then I wasn’t. Then I was again. Then I wasn’t. The Loco 200 Relay was something I first stumbled upon months ago one night on Facebook. I struck up a conversation with the RD about building a team and I played with the idea on and off for a while. It … Continue reading

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2015 GVH Labor Day Races – 10K Race Report

Davis is a wonderful city. In 1966, city planners began adding bicycle lanes to the streets, driving a cultural identity that would further shape the city for decades to come. There are now over 100 miles of Bike Lanes and Bike Paths throughout the City and surrounding area, and these miles of pathways are shared by walkers … Continue reading

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Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blacno

Last Friday, the fine folks at Yolo Brewing permitted a strange group of people known as runners to come, park their vehicles, run around for an hour in the Sacramento heat and return sweaty, dusty, and smelly to drink beer, watch a movie, and have an all around good time. It was….incredible. The Run If I … Continue reading