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Javelina Jangover 50K 2014


Anytime rain is in the forecast for a race my mind drifts back to last year’s Zane Grey 50 Miler.That one still stings.But for the Javelina Jangover 50k I was looking forward to the rain.  The lower temps and a run-able course made my mind spin with thoughts of a PR. But I had to remind myself, not to go out to fast!

My wife and I carpooled to McDowell Mountain Regional Park with Chris, a fellow runner and accomplished bow hunter, and his wife.We got to the park, picked up are bibs, and begin to get our gear ready for the run. I was excited to be back on the Pemberton trail, last time I was there was for the JJ100.
The skies were beautiful, any direction you turned to look you were in for a treat.I snapped a few photos, caught up with a few friends and eagerly awaited the start of the 50k.The 75k runners were off and the 30 minutes between the start of their race and mine felt like seconds.I was nervous, but in a good way.It begin to rain a few minutes before the gun went off.

My G…