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Nolan’s 14

The Backstory Nolan’s 14 is a line that connects 14 of the 14,000ft peaks in the Sawatch Range of Colorado. More history and background info can be found on Matt Mahoney’s website:http://mattmahoney.net/nolans14/ Last year I made an attempt to complete the Nolan’s 14 line with my good friend Jason Poole. Sadly, I quit after 10 […]

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My Bob Graham Round

The Lead Up   The first time I ever heard of the Bob Graham Round (“BGR”) was last year when Salomon put out the short YouTube video of Ricky Lightfoot’s Winter Round and never imagined that it is something that I would do. That all changed this past fall when Pete Newton began talking about […]

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Hell Week

Hell Week is an entirely arbitrary and pointless quest held annually in the Boulder foothills to test ones grit against the 5 classic mountain climbs around the city. This being the second edition of the challenge, there was, as expected, a certain escalation to the antics. By the numbers, there appeared to be a good amount […]

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Zegama-Aizkorri

They say that you need a plan for every race. I decided on my plan for Zegama as I was standing in the crowd of runners lined up under the inflatable starting line arch, after the traditional Basque folkdance that you may have seen on some YouTube videos of the race. My plan was to […]

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Boulder Bad Ass 100

Two things I like : 1. Maps 2. Stupidity As such, The Boulder Bad Ass 100 was designed with two simple goals in mind. 1. Cover as many classic running areas around Boulder as possible 2. Impart as much suffering as possible The Boulder Bad Ass 100 had been jokingly proposed several months prior as a […]

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