Archive for May, 2012

Sun Mountain 50k Ultramarathon, Winthrop, WA: Photo highlights

This was Dave’s and my first race together! And it was my first single-day ultramarathon, and Dave’s first ultra at all. So we were both really excited, about the race itself as well as racing it together. We’ll write a blog post about the whole experience – what we did, and what we learned – but for now, here are some photo highlights from this very beautiful course: Sun Mountain, in Winthrop, Washington. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pre Sun Mountain Washington 50 km Ultra Prep

Today Dave and Jackie are getting ready for our first 50km ultra together.  We drove to Winthrop, Washington and are ready to race!

Cascades Mountain range.

The drive to Winthrop was spectacular; through the Cascade Range.  This is Highway 20 which only opened 10 days ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Running south from HEADQUARTERS, Alberni Inlet

WOW!  It’s been an unreal busy spring with me (Dave) working tons and ending up in cool locations like Nicaugua and Yellowknife, but training has sucked.  Jackie has been busy with her educating and writing screenplays and we have both been sick so now we are back!

Today’s run we started at the Headquarters road (about halfway between Port Alberni and Bamfield) where the Vancouver Island Spine trail crosses and we headed South and East for a few hours and turned around to check out new scenery.  We will definitely be back to continue this trail adventure in the future.

Start of Headquarters Run

We first drove South on Read the rest of this entry »

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