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Pacific Crest Trail

Christmas in July

I ran 60 miles this week. 60 miles a week is not that much, not at least compared to two years ago, …

Jemez Mountain 2017

New Mexico Clouds There are extraordinary clouds hanging over the Sandias right now. There are always extraordinary clouds in New Mexico. The …

Me at Fish Hatchery

Zane Grey 2017

Payson Arizona Thursday evening. The 28th annual Zane Grey 50 plus miler. I’m here for the third time. I first ran this …

Family

Election Day. 95 degrees in sunny LA. I came back from a short run, took a shower, and turned on the TV, …

Sandias at Sunset

Watermelon Mountains

I am sitting in a kitchen on the edge of Albuquerque, New Mexico, looking out the window at the Sandia Mountains. It …

Griffith Park Trail

Eleven Minutes Per Mile

Moises Avelar I was running in Griffith Park one evening when I ran into Moises. Moises is one of those guys who …

New Mexico Storm

Desert Beauty

“Each thing in its way, when true to its own character, is equally beautiful.” –Edward Abbey, Cliffrose and Bayonets Driving back to …

Western States Course

Western Time

It’s six days before Western States. 105 degrees today. I headed up Sunset Trail from Chaney Trail head, running some, trudging mostly, …

Layers

Calico 50K, 2016

Calico 50K was the first ultra I ever ran, six years ago. My bib number for that race was 666, which disturbed …