Showing posts from May, 2017

Few Rambling Thoughts and mention of WESRUG! club and now Apparel.

WESURG IS IN Full Swing.  Its  been exciting how the Facebook club page has taking off. Lots of interaction.  We have had two group meet ups. Trail Run and Track Practice.   A few scavenger Hunts. More to come for sure.
Here is a  link to the facebook  Here
Running has been fun again.  Been writing and being creative in other ways Also   Here is a Video I made . Check this one out.  Groom Creek Prescott Memorial Day Weekend
Lots more ups then downs lately.  
Full Schedule ahead.

Jack Rabbit Jubilee 12 hr Sept
ST George Marathon , Utah.  Oct.
JJ100  AZ  Oct

Few things in between. 

I think the tide is turning.  Can I Survive the ride. YES I CAN !!!

Ashland Dave: Runner , Podcaster, and Friend

When I got into running around at the end of 2010 I begin to seek out anything running related.  This included books, magazines, blogs, documentaries, and social media outlets.   At some point, not sure when, I discovered podcast. It changed my world. Several shows I enjoyed, in the early days, and are still out there. There are few that i listen to on a regular basis.  Some shows I feel lost there way, by going to commercial, and only focusing on the Elite runners of the sport.  Which is fine. its a business.  I always root for the under dog, the mid packer.  Dave, who has kept it real and honest, would call himself a back of the packer.  Dave is runner and inspiration to me!
I begin emailing Dave in regards to his show topics. It was like having a pen pal.  At some point it seems we become friends.  I hope to meet Dave one day.  I'll never forger when he asked to  interview me about my first 100 miler foot race Javelina Jundred  "JJ100"

Being a big fan of podcast, this b…

3rd Finish 4th Attempt. Zane Grey 50

Zane Grey number four is in the books. It hurt as much as I remember.  I also puked as much as the previous year. At least this year I was able to keep moving and was not laid out on the side of the tail for passerby to see and think, DAMN POOR GUY. Run, walk and puke.  Well it was more like run, walk and dry heave.  At some point I had nothing left to spew.  This was the last 16 miles or so.
I am beginning to think it's elevation sickness that is getting me at this race. Either way I knowthis is one hard ass race.   I felt confident in my fueling and hydration. However, I did start out faster then I planned. Truth is I felt good and did feel as though I was not laboring. Heck I consistently took video the first 25 miles. I did it to capture this awesome trail and race.  I also did it to help slow me down and relax my mind. I wanted to feel like I was just enjoying a run in the woods.  I am still amazed at all the diversity of runners I meet at these races.  So wonderful get a sneak…