Tag Archives: New Hampshire

Loon Mtn. Race

Two years ago, I had my first taste of New England mountain running at the Loon Mtn. race. I had been running for only 6 months at that point, and had somehow managed to move into the front pack of California’s mountain running scene. Continue reading

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Cranmore Hill Climb

“Everyone should have people that inspire them. For some people it’s world leaders, for others it’s baseball, basketball or football players. For me, it’s elite mountain runners.”
– Paul Kirsch (Race Director) Continue reading

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Mount Washington Road Race – Food Network Fiasco

For the last twelve months my training has been focused on one goal; doing well at the Mount Washington Road Race. This year, the 7.6 mile race, climbing Mt. Washington’s Auto Road to the 6,288 foot summit, was serving as the National Mtn. Running Championships. Continue reading

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National Mountain Running Championships

I went back to New Hampshire one more time to take on the country’s toughest mountain runners in the national championships at Mt. Cranmore in North Conway, NH. Unlike the Mt. Washington road race which was entirely uphill, this race featured extreme uphill and downhill sections. Continue reading

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Only One Hill – The Mount Washington Road Race

The 47th running of the Mount Washington Road Race drew 1000 of the toughest and fittest athletes from around the world. Mountain runners, marathoners, triathletes and cyclists come to test themselves on the highest peak in the northeastern United States. A mountain that has a reputation for being one of the deadliest in North America, and for having the world’s worst weather. Continue reading

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US Mtn. Running Team Qualifier – Loon Mtn., NH

Seven months after I started running, I decided that I would try to make the US Mountain Running Team. A little too ambitious? Perhaps, but you’ve got to dream big. Who’s afraid of a 3,000′ climb? Continue reading

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