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Mid December, with my thoughts on training for the Tarawera 100k in New Zealand on February 9th, I received a […]

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Last weekend we headed up to northern Finland for four days with another family. Both our sets of kids are all only a few days apart in age. But since we were busy defrosting from that trip last week, I …

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Chatting comfortably back and forth with Veronika Jurisic of Croatia, and Gina Slaby, USA team mate, the beginning laps of […]

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With the World 100k Championships coming up in early September, I cobbled together some recovery time from Western States and […]

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I am not a good hosteler. I adore hostels. Let’s put that out there. The unique spaces often in renovated old houses with peeling paint and tin ceilings, the shabby common areas, the kitchen full of mismatched dishes and silverware and pots and lids. The clump of people on the …

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Karst stones, olive groves and the glittering Adriatic Sea as the backdrop, Croatia makes it easy to find epic and inspiring trails to run. The challenge is choosing one. The trails in this Mediterranean destination … Continue reading "Destination: Croatia"

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“Stop. Focus on the moment. Stay in the here and now.”   I was 38 miles into my 12th Western […]

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We have a symbiotic relationship, Stephanie Violette and me. We’re seasoned, experienced, knowledgeable, and both of us are coaches. Yet […]

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It’s been a while since my last official ‘runaround’ post in the long-standing series.  Not because I haven’t been running around all sorts of random cities, but rather, posting about it usually gets knocked down the totem pole of things …

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How many times have you gotten to your trail running destination on either a short domestic hop, or a long-haul overseas flight and realized you didn’t have an essential item packed away in your luggage? Having just returned from an overseas trail running adventure in Australia, I thought it timely to provide some packing and... Read more »

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I don’t always pick races from a logical stand point. I like the name “Trans Gran Canaria”. I didn’t even […]

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Outside of Barstow, California, up the literal hill to the north of town, is a ghost town named Calico. To get there, drive east from Los Angeles. Pass Barstow and keep going on the 15 in a Vegas-ish direction (rather than in an Albuquerque direction on the 40) for another …

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New Zealand has a special hold on my heart and soul. I spent 6 months there as a young student, […]

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I grew up in a running family. Weekends were spent loading up the station wagon and driving to a race or to run in the desert, mountains or beaches of California. Now as an adult I spend the majority of the year traveling or on the road, and running is almost always a constant part, […]

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Ten minutes before the start of Lake Fuxian Highland Ultramarathon and I finally had feeling of excitement. I’m not entirely […]

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It had been since 2010 that I laced up racing shoes for Waldo 100k. I was excited to back on […]

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Checking in with you all from the southern coast of Portugal. Nikki, Dash, and I just finished our Tour de U.K. in the camper van...

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The Nā Pali coast on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai is one of the most rugged and spectacular meetings of land and ocean on earth. Millions of years of erosion have created soaring cliffs, knife-edge ridges and hanging valleys rising immediately …

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This is the third a series of posts on winter adventure in Yosemite. The first post was about Mount Watkins and the second about Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. I have been to Clouds Rest in all seasons except winter …

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Thoughts & tips on running Central Park, plus recommendations on where to stay, eat and go based on our family vacation. (Original post from 2012 updated with new restaurant and hotel recommendations from 2017, and snow pics!)

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So my family and I are off on an adventure. We pulled our son from preschool and decided to let our travels and the world be our teachers. We are very excited for this big family adventure together. Last time we did this, we sold our home and went in search for the perfect “home […]

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Preemptive note! Don’t forget my massive 2016 Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals page here.  I’ve been updating it every few hours all day today with new deals, and expect to continue to update it constantly throughout the next few days. One …

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Once again, organizers of the Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race and Mt. Everest Challenge Marathon have produced a perfectly orchestrated event, in spite of this ultramarathon taking place in a logistically challenged country. Registration is restricted at this race, especially in recent years, as one of the huts where racers stay at the race high point at Sandakphu (3636 m/12,000’) has burnt down. For 2016 – the 26th running of this race – there were 36 entrants. Six of those

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The easternmost part of the Trinity Alps is informally known as the Red Trinities due to the distinctive red rock present in this region. However, within the red rock is a section of white granite that is akin to the …

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Cone Peak rises 5,155 ft above the Pacific Ocean in less than three miles as the crow flies, making it one of the steepest gradients from ocean to summit in the contiguous United States. It’s nearly a vertical mile above …

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Stats so far on the journey: Days since trip started almost 500. Distance covered on  Basil (motorcycle): 72,126km / 44,897miles Countries travelled: 34 Borders crossed: 40 International Races: 4 Number of haircuts: 3 Lyndon Poskitt from Races To Places takes time out of his 100,000 mile, 50 country three year journey around the world to sit […]

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Run Mindful Retreats When I first started trail running I was going to massage school and trying desperately to memorize and understand every bone and muscle in the human body. I would take anatomy flash cards with me on long runs and tune into my body trying to comprehend how … Continue reading

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        So as not to render this blog obsolete, I figured it was time for a post. Here are a few things […]

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We are honored and excited to welcome our newest contributor for the EB tribe, Susan Farago of Texas. Susan has a wide range of endurance sports experience along with a deep passion in introducing women into our sport. Enjoy as Susan shares her first article on trails and traveling. Trail runners are a naturally curious […]

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On Saturday June 28, I ran the race of my life on one of the grandest stages in the ultramarathoning world. I must admit that after my dream run at the Boston Marathon, I did not think anything would surpass the electrifying emotions I experienced on that day. The restless nights post-race. The outpouring of love and encouragement from […]

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May 10, 2014 Nordic Trail, Highway H La Grange, WI It’s funny how some of the most beautiful moments in life come at us suddenly and unpredictably. On the heels of a last-minute business trip to San Francisco – filled with long days, late nights, and two red-eye flights – I did not expect much […]

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