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Browsing Posts published in August, 2006

August 18-19, 2006

“What kind of rcord is that, a record for the criminally insane?”

– Question asked by a hiker

It has been a season of records on Mount Timpanogos (11,749 feet) in Utah in 2006.  Three new records have been broken.   A local runner (member of the Sojourners Running Club) recently set a new speed record — 1:15:36 from Timpooneke trailhead to the summit.   Phil Lowry, of Springville, UT, recently set a new career summit record of 349.  Yours truly set a new consecutive summit record of 4 (quad) in one stretch.  (From trailhead to the summit and back, four times.)  One month later, Dallan Manscill, of Provo, UT, tied the quad record with pacers and aid.  Since then, I’ve been asked many times if I was going to attempt a “Quint” to break the record again.   Yes, I wanted to, but I couldn’t figure out when I could fit it in.

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August 5, 2006

I ran in the 5th edition of the Kat’cina Mosa 100k Mountain Run in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, near Provo.   Race Director John Bozung uses this name for the race to honor the American Indians.   Kat’cina Mosa 100K is still a hidden jewel among mountain ultra races.  

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