Category: Race Reports

A Memorable Time in the PNW: The Bigfoot 200 Experience

“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” ― John Bingham My friend participated at Bigfoot 200, a footrace that takes one through beautiful forests, majestic mountains, and dangerous lava fields and volcanoes, in the Pacific Northwest (PNW).  The race was held on 8/13-8/17/2021.  In a non-typical



Pacing at Tahoe Rim Trail 100 – 7/17/2021

Tahoe Rim Trail 100 miler is a footrace that takes runners around Lake Tahoe and the ski mountains in the area.  This race advertises that the course will give you a glimpse of heaven, and a taste of hell.  They were not kidding when they say this.  The course wraps around parts of Lake Tahoe



Aye Aye, Captain!

Last Saturday, June 26th, I ran the Capt’n Karl 30k in Pedernales Falls. The park is located about 50 miles west of Austin, TX. We started our race at about 6:30 pm. In TX during these summer days, the weather was 93F at night, at least for a couple of hours during our race, till



Texas Trail Running Festival

Texas Trail Running Festival was held on June 4-6, in Krause Springs (a private property open to the public), in Spicewood, TX. This was a fun race, with live music from a band at the start/finish line area. The course is ~6.7 mile loop (modified for the 5k/10k) and had distances from 5k to a



First Multi-Sport since the Pandemic started

I did an Aquathlon!  It’s too early to start riding, so I opted for the swim-run division at Cal Tri Austin, held last April 25th.  The race was at Pflugerville Lake, about 30 minute drive from my house.  It was a small race.  The day was perfect – nice calm waters, spaced-out transition area, and