Truth, or Trail Lore?

As a trail and ultra runner I've had my share of unusual experiences, and heard a bunch more, because we love to share our stories. And I suspect that we fall prey to Fisherman Syndrome - the temptation to stretch the story a little each time. The hills keep getting a little higher, the creeks …

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Down and Dirty: Green Swamp 50K Race Recap

Personal numbers from last Saturday's Dances With Dirt Green Swamp 50K: Time: 5 hours, 28 minutes, 59 seconds Overall finish place: 15 Age group finish place: 2 Snakes nearly stepped on: 1 Face plants: 3 Men's tree relief stops: 2 Creeks waded through: 2 Salted potatoes consumed: too many to count Hell of a good …

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Green Swamp, Red Can, Black Goodness

I'm in not-so-sunny Florida today, resting up for my first ultra of the year - Saturday's Dances with Dirt Green Swamp 50K in Dade City. This morning I was out at Withlacoochee Park to help set up. I love volunteering at Running Fit races; the events crew is laid back and the pace is unhurried, …

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