Monthly Archives: August 2007

Brendan Brazier and the Bulldog 25K

It’s always a very nice treat when my friend Brendan Brazier comes into town. Not only is he one of the few people that can keep up on a long trail run, but we always have the best conversations about diet, health, performance and the state of the world… Continue reading

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L.A. Grand Prix Track Series

One of the great things about living in Los Angeles is the very large and diverse athletic community. The L.A. Unified School District celebrates this athletic abundance by hosting the Summer Grand Prix Track Series on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights at three different local high schools. Continue reading

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Lake Gregory Run Through the Pines 10k

My high altitude training continues, with a 10k race at 4700′ at Lake Gregory in Crestline, CA, on the outskirts of LA. This was my first 10k since March, and I wasn’t sure if i’d have the legs to maintain my speed for the entire distance – especially at altitude. The race really put the hurt on me, but I had a great time and place none-the-less. Continue reading

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Squaw Valley Mountain Run

In 1960, the world was introduced to Squaw Valley, California near Lake Tahoe, as it hosted the Winter Olympics that year. It was a grand event that produced many American superstars. Now, 47 years later, it’s still a sight to behold. The best way to to take in the spectacular views is to run up the mountain in the Squaw Valley Mountain Run. Continue reading

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