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Men's winner Igor Campos, mile 18

Griffith Park Trail Marathon

The Inaugural Griffith Park Trail Marathon took place Saturday, April 13 in (you guessed it!) Griffith Park. I showed up armed with a hydration vest packed with about 20lbs of cameras (as well as gatorade) and the idea to get in about 15 miles,…
Women's 3rd place Maggie Beach at finish

Old Goats 50M, 2013

Old Goats 50M 2013 was a great day for some runners and a horrible day for others. Chris Price appeared to cruise in for a win and new course record. Keira Henninger looked focused and strong as first woman, despite running an extra few miles…

Griffith Park Half Marathon

The second Annual Griffith Park Half Marathon was held Nov 17, the same day as Chimera 100m (which I'd registered for but ended up transferring my registration).Race Director Keira Henninger is a top ultra runner, and she's put together a tough,…
My feet, at Chantry, mile 75

AC100 2012 Race Report

Build upLooking through the last 6 months of entries into this blog, I see that almost all are about the build-up to this race. I'd trained long and hard, and made a lot of great new friends doing it. In the last 2 months, my doubt grew. …
Leona Divide 2012 Bib & Medal

Leona Divide 50 miler 2012

Leona Divide 50 miler. 9,000 feet of climbing, 40 miles of singletrack, 10 miles of fireroad, all rolling hills in the Sierra Pelona Mountains.My goal for Leona was to run skillfully. What does that mean, exactly? Well, I've run some pretty…
Maggie Beach Leona Divide 50 miler

Leona Divide 50 miler - 2011

Kista and I headed out to Leona Divide to cheer on our friends who were running. Chris Quesada, who is one of my running partners, had finished his 30K and twisted his ankle, which is a bummer. He still managed to finish 11th. Drew had pulled…