mountain running Archive

Rockin’ the Rockies

Yesterday I ran the Blackfoot Ultra 50K. I’ll post a race report once I have images. But for now I’m going to leave you in some suspense about how it went. Clearly I’m still alive, so at least you know it didn’t kill me. This post will focus instead on the last couple of weeks of training. Overall, the training went fairly well, but I …

Feeling The ‘Spring’ In My Step

So May 30th is the Blackfoot Ultra, in which I am registered for the 50km distance. In the last couple of weeks I’ve endeavored to pick up my training, which was slow to start due to ski season (skiing took precedence on most weekends). Now, due to inconsistent race training, I’m a little concerned about how well race day is going to go. My last …

Races 2012 & 2014

In 2012 I spent an entire spring and summer running. I decided to commit myself to one BIG race – the Canadian Death Race. This 125km trail race takes you over three mountain summits with a total elevation change of over 17,000 feet. Appropriately named, this race is seriously a leg killer, with steep climbs and descents on very technical terrain. I trained hard and …