2020 STATISTICS AND SOME LIFETIME STATISTICS

2020 STATISTICS AND SOME LIFETIME STATISTICS

Yearly Totals In 2020 I ran 3652 miles, which is actually 30 more miles than I ran in 2019 and brings my lifetime mileage total to 52273.63. I also biked 138 miles theis year, which is the farthest I have biked since 2014 when I 

Pacific Crest Trail Adventure Part IV Section K (Glacier Peak Area to Stevens Pass)

Pacific Crest Trail Adventure Part IV Section K (Glacier Peak Area to Stevens Pass)

We rose from our slope side slumber and got things started again at 10:52PM. It is an odd feeling to go to sleep after a long day on the trail, only to begin again later the same day. The trail was narrow and there was 

Pacific Crest Trail Adventure Part III Section K (Rainy Pass to Glacier Peak Area)

Pacific Crest Trail Adventure Part III Section K (Rainy Pass to Glacier Peak Area)

After our unsuccessful attempts to sleep, John and I took to the trail at 7:14 PM on August 31st. We descended from the Cutthroat Trailhead to the Rainy Pass Trailhead on the south side of highway 20. The opening miles of section K paralleled a 

Run for Shoes 50K

Run for Shoes 50K

The Run for Shoes 50K was my first race since COVID19 and it was also unconventional because it was a time trial style race. Typically, I am not interested in virtual races because the competitive aspect that I love about racing is eliminated but with 

Pacific Crest Trail Adventure Part II Section L (Canada Border to Rainy Pass)

Pacific Crest Trail Adventure Part II Section L (Canada Border to Rainy Pass)

After 31 miles of running and about 30 minutes of resting, we started our Washington Pacific Crest Trail FKT attempt at 10:15PM on August 30th. We were not optimistic about running back through all of the soaked vegetation, but I think we must have knocked 

Washington PCT Adventure Part I (Hart’s Pass to Canada Border)

Washington PCT Adventure Part I (Hart’s Pass to Canada Border)

After several weeks of anticipation I awoke at 5:30AM on August 30th with an intense desire for a long arduous adventure. Apryle drove me up to Snohomish where I met up with John, Brit, Jace, and Jax Maxwell. We piled into his Chevy pickup truck 

Seattle to Everett Beach Marathon FKT

Seattle to Everett Beach Marathon FKT

On Monday, June 1st, Adam Braddock informed me that he, Abram Elwell, and Tim Shillair intended to run from Seattle to Everett on the beach during low tide on Friday, June 5th. I was aware of this route after Abram Elwell pioneered the adventure back 

Cul-de-Sacs of My Life (Every Street in Issaquah)

Cul-de-Sacs of My Life (Every Street in Issaquah)

Why would I ever think of running every street in Issaquah, the trail running mecca of Western Washington? This would be a perfectly valid question at any other time throughout the history of trail running. However, in the time of shelter in place and mass 

2019 Statistics and Some Lifetime Statistics

2019 Statistics and Some Lifetime Statistics

2019 Monthly Running Mileage and Vertical Gain Totals Month Miles Vertical Gain January 262.77 52818 February 301.96 60638 March 379.42 71458 April 257 61677 May 284 65828 June 289.52 81272 July 328.19 99523 August 311.87 86773 September 295.77 82024 October 306.65 51257 November 326.17 50297 

Desert Solstice 24 Hour

Desert Solstice 24 Hour

I first considered running the Desert Solstice 24 hour race while pacing my friend David Huss at Teanaway 100 this September. He intended to run the track event in December and with his insistence, I considered signing up. I had always been curious as to