Category Archives: Trail Running

Franklin Mountains Trail Run 50k – High In the Sky of Texas – Race Recap

Franklin Mountains Trail Run 50k – September 10, 2016 – El Paso, TX Note: All photos are credit to Myke Hermsmeyer, a fantastic photographer who we are lucky enough to have at TROT events. Let’s not call it deep in

Franklin Mountains Trail Run 50k – High In the Sky of Texas – Race Recap

Franklin Mountains Trail Run 50k – September 10, 2016 – El Paso, TX Note: All photos are credit to Myke Hermsmeyer, a fantastic photographer who we are lucky enough to have at TROT events. Let’s not call it deep in

White River 50 Race Recap – Whoa!

White River 50 – July 30th, 2016 – Crystal Mountain, WA – Race Recap It’s been two weeks since with White River 50, and I still can’t shake the images from my mind.  The race, the course and the views

White River 50 Race Recap – Whoa!

White River 50 – July 30th, 2016 – Crystal Mountain, WA – Race Recap It’s been two weeks since with White River 50, and I still can’t shake the images from my mind.  The race, the course and the views

Light at the End of the Tunnel Marathon – Oh What Went Wrong?…- Race Recap

Disclaimer – The race I ran in 2016 was expertly done. This is because they had an amazing race director calling the shots. Since then, the race director has departed to pursue other opportunities. The race in its current state

Light at the End of the Tunnel Marathon – Oh What Went Wrong?…- Race Recap

Disclaimer – The race I ran in 2016 was expertly done. This is because they had an amazing race director calling the shots. Since then, the race director has departed to pursue other opportunities. The race in its current state

Texas Treasure Quest Recap – 100% Chance of Fun

Texas Treasure Quest 6HR – May 21, 2016 – 7IL Ranch, Cat Spring, TX Tired of the Same Old? Let’s all admit it…sometimes running gets old. Think about it…there are days when you don’t want to do it, you are

Texas Treasure Quest Recap – 100% Chance of Fun

Texas Treasure Quest 6HR – May 21, 2016 – 7IL Ranch, Cat Spring, TX Tired of the Same Old? Let’s all admit it…sometimes running gets old. Think about it…there are days when you don’t want to do it, you are

Wildflower Half Course Preview

Yesterday I decided to take a random trip out to Bastrop State Park and run the trails where Trail Racing Over Texas will host the Wildflower Half Marathon on May 7th.  I can undoubtedly say that with the exception of

Wildflower Half Course Preview

Yesterday I decided to take a random trip out to Bastrop State Park and run the trails where Trail Racing Over Texas will host the Wildflower Half Marathon on May 7th.  I can undoubtedly say that with the exception of

Brazos Bend 50k – Marathon/Ultra #50! – Race Recap

Brazos Bend 50 (50k) Race Recap – April 16th, 2016 – Brazos Bend State Park, Needville, TX Running 50 marathons/ultras has kind of been my goal since late 2014.  I viewed that as a big milestone as that is the

Brazos Bend 50k – Marathon/Ultra #50! – Race Recap

Brazos Bend 50 (50k) Race Recap – April 16th, 2016 – Brazos Bend State Park, Needville, TX Running 50 marathons/ultras has kind of been my goal since late 2014.  I viewed that as a big milestone as that is the

Crown King Scramble 50k Race Recap

Crown King Scramble 50k – April 2, 2016 –  Lake Pleasant to Crown King, AZ It’s rare these days that I get truly excited to run a race anymore.  Part of the let-down of frequent racing is that the feeling

Crown King Scramble 50k Race Recap

Crown King Scramble 50k – April 2, 2016 –  Lake Pleasant to Crown King, AZ It’s rare these days that I get truly excited to run a race anymore.  Part of the let-down of frequent racing is that the feeling

Saddle Blazer Marathon Race Recap – Time to Reset…

Saddle Blazer Marathon – February 27th, 2016 – Parrie Haynes Equestrian Center – Killeen, TX So one theme about my writing is that I like to review the race, and then offer some insight on it and how I felt. 

Saddle Blazer Marathon Race Recap – Time to Reset…

Saddle Blazer Marathon – February 27th, 2016 – Parrie Haynes Equestrian Center – Killeen, TX So one theme about my writing is that I like to review the race, and then offer some insight on it and how I felt. 

Rocky Raccoon 50 Race Recap – Reflections on My First 50

Rocky Raccoon 50 – February 13th, 2016 – Huntsville State Park – Huntsville, TX It took me a looong time as a runner to finally work up the courage to run a 50 mile race.  It had been in the

Rocky Raccoon 50 Race Recap – Reflections on My First 50

Rocky Raccoon 50 – February 13th, 2016 – Huntsville State Park – Huntsville, TX It took me a looong time as a runner to finally work up the courage to run a 50 mile race.  It had been in the

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) Race Recap

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) – January 30th, 2016 – Lake Houston Wilderness Park – Houston, TX I’m going to open this race review up with a little background.  This is not going to be a good review, as the

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) Race Recap

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) – January 30th, 2016 – Lake Houston Wilderness Park – Houston, TX I’m going to open this race review up with a little background.  This is not going to be a good review, as the