San Tan 50k October was a lot of fun. I did a long, hot, grindy 50k training run out at San Tan and then it was special events of some kind or other for the rest of the month.
Backpacking the Coconino Rim August’s big event was a backpacking trip up the Arizona Trail along the Stagecoach course out to the Coconino Rim. During the race, I had gone through a lot of this area in the dark, and when sunrise came toward the end of it, it was so beautiful to me that… Continue reading 2019 in Review – August
Prescott Circle Trail In June, I went back to the Prescott Circle Trail with the intent of doing a through hike of it over three days and two nights. I have fallen in love with both backpacking and the Arizona Trail, and one of my long term goals is to eventually hike the whole distance… Continue reading 2019 in Review – June
Picketpost Mountain April was mostly coasting. Mostly. With no big races coming up soon, a lot of the month was just taking it easy, but Kris and I went out one Saturday and did something at the other end of the spectrum from “easy,” and hiked/climbed Picketpost Mountain. It’s one of those things that is… Continue reading 2019 in Review – April
For a lot of reasons, I haven’t been blogging much lately. Over the next few days, I’m going to do a bunch of mini-posts to catch up on some of the notable things I did in 2019. Enjoy! San Tan Scramble Volunteering I started the year by volunteering at the San Tan Scramble with my… Continue reading 2019 in Review – January
When I ran Javelina Jundred 100k in 2016, the biggest surprise I had in graduating to that distance from 50k was what the last four, five, six hours felt like. I knew it wasn’t going to be fun, but I wasn’t ready for how not-fun it was going to be. And then when I ran… Continue reading My Worst Great Adventure: 24 Hours of the Prescott Circle Trail