Jackpot Ultra Running Festival

I got a buckle! I finished my first 100-mile race at Jackpot Ultrarunning Festival. I registered for the 48-hour race with a goal of finishing 100 miles since I did not finish Javelina back in October.  This is a flat 2.5 mile course in a park in Henderson, NV (near Las Vegas), on part paved,

Miles for Maria – Running in Peachtree Country Georgia

I am in Atlanta, GA for a business trip for 2 weeks, so I visited my sister and her husband over the weekend while here.  I found a local trail race near my sister’s place, so I decided to register for the 3-hour timed race, while my sis joined me by doing the 1 hour

Volunteering at NFEC in Marin Headlands

I volunteered at the North Face Endurance 50 mile/ 50k race in Marin Headlands today, since I am not in training mode at this time.  I like working at the Tennessee Valley aid station because it is visited by runners a few times.  I have a few friends who ran this race so I looked

Javelina Jundred – First 100-mile Attempt

I did not get a buckle today.  In summary, I did not finish my first #javelinajundred because I decided to drop the race after 95 miles, I didn’t even make it to the next aid station (1.5 mile where we were at that point).  I sat on the side of the trail, my pacer tried

Skyline to the sea marathon – last long run before Javelina!

I signed up for Skyline to the Sea Marathon because 1) it is simply beautiful down at Saratoga gap, Big Basin and all the way down to the beach, and 2) I needed my last long training run/race before Javelina. It was a hot day but most of the course was shaded with trees, so this helped