Showing posts from February, 2015

Black Canyon Trail 100k, 2015!

This had to be the most epic Ultra-Marathon I have ever been involved in; the elite participant field was stacked, scenery to die for, not to mention the hype and excitement surrounding The Montrail Ultra Cup .I had no shot finishing in the top two, a guaranteed ticket to Western States.The BC100k is a point to point race starting in Spring Valley, AZ and finishes near New River. I kept my race week nerves on ice until Thursday, packet pick up, and the screening of the Hal Koerner and Mike Wolfes fastest know time (fkt) on the John Muir Trail.From the moment I woke up on Friday, I was bouncing off the walls.I was trying hard to not be overly annoying to my wife, who was days away from her first ever half marathon.The weekend was set. When we arrived to Mayer High school, in Spring Valley Arizona, Tim, Giles, Cristain, Brian and I sat in the car silent for a few minutes.Finally the silence was broken and we begin our last minute preparations.Race check-in was held in what I believe was t…