Davy Crockett’s Running Frontier

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Browsing Posts published in April, 2007

April 28, 2007

At almost the last minute, I decided to go ahead and again run the Zane Grey 50 this year.   I was going to skip it because I ran in the McNaughton 150 two weeks earlier, but my 80-mile DNF left me with a quick recovery time.    The following week I ran a leisurely pace at the tough Bonneville Shoreline Trail Marathon above  Salt Lake City.  That mountain course left me with sore quads, but by Thursday I was pain-free and decided to go ahead and make the trip to

Arizona in an attempt to finish my third Zane Grey 50.

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April 13-15, 2007

Early in the running season, I was faced with one of my toughest ultra challenges of the year, a 150-mile race near Pekin, Illinois.   The race is held in McNaughton Park, consisting of ten-mile loop.   My mission, if I chose to accept it, would be to run 15 of these loops in under 48 hours.  

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