Dam! Dam, Dam! The Hoover Dam! A Marathon!

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I’ve been here before.  A decade ago.  The year was 2012 and I ran a 3:39:41. A lot has changed in the ensuing ten years.  The race was sold from the founder at Calico Racing to an antipodean upstart.  The mileage has taken a toll on me, as well as the years.  But the course […]

The Haunted Forest Marathon – Trick or Treat?

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Trick – the crappy airline I still have a few million miles to use on had maintenance issues and delayed my arrival in the Land of Cleves last night. Sadly, that meant I didn’t have time to duck into the duct tape museum. Treat – I’ll just have to wait until June to go to […]

Mud Mountain Dam Marathon – October 2, 2022

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Tacom-again?  Just another strong start and really rough finish. It’s a long way from one corner of the continetal United States to the other.  And this weekend’s trip was made all the longer as we had endured the build up and fallout of Hurricane Ian down in Florida (and beyond).  On the plus side, we […]

To Dream The Impossible Dream

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Got an email today from the BAA: I thought my qualifying time was 3:15 and below… and that probably is true for actually getting to toe the start line.  But according to the link above, for my age group the qualifying time is 3:20. Even that has proven elusive to my old, fat, covid-19 pandemic […]