Davy Crockett’s Running Frontier

I like to Run Insanely Long & Crazy Distances                                                                                                             Pony Express Trail 100

Browsing Posts published in April, 2008

April 26, 2008

A few months ago, at a time when I wasn’t using very good judgment, I again signed up to run the Zane Grey 50-miler.  How soon my memory faded of the pain and torture I have felt on that course in past years.   If successful, this would be my fourth straight finish on the course that claims to be America’s toughest 50-miler.   I looked at the entrants list and there were only a few others who had finished this course more than three times.  Obviously there are a lot of very smart people who don’t come back and do this course over and over again.

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April 12, 2008

I decided to give another road marathon a try.   When I started running, I went straight to ultras, skipping the marathon stuff because I hate running roads.   In 2006 I gave the Deseret News Marathon  a try for fun to see what I could do.  I didn’t do any special training for it and ended up with a 3:44.   I suspected I could do better but I have low motivation training to shave off minutes.  I would rather train to push distance.

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