Whistler Canyon 10 and 50 Miler Course Setup

Whistler Canyon 10 and 50 Miler Course Setup

Apryle and I have talked about hosting a race in Whistler Canyon ever since our first trip to there on July 19th of 2016. At that point we were living in Tonasket and considered hosting our first race there as early as September of 2017. However, 

Howe Sound Crest Traverse

Howe Sound Crest Traverse

Ever since the October 1st 2017 Lions Bay Loop, I wanted to make it back up to the Howe Sound Crest in order to complete the traverse. After twenty-two months, the trip finally became a reality. I woke at 2:30 AM on July 12th as 

2019 Sprints: All Comers Track Meets and Super Marathon

2019 Sprints: All Comers Track Meets and Super Marathon

Although I began my running career racing distances from 800m to half marathon, it has been several years since I have competed at a distance under 26.2 miles. Additionally, I had not competed in a track event since May of 2012. Therefore, I decided to 

Maine Part III: Other Maine Coast Adventures

Maine Part III: Other Maine Coast Adventures

My parents and I landed in Boston on September 17th and then made our way northward through Massachusetts, New Hampshire and then into Maine. For the first night we decided to stay in Freeport, and since it was a spur of the moment decision I 

Maine Part II: Southwest Arm (Quiet Side) Traverse and Other Adventures

Maine Part II: Southwest Arm (Quiet Side) Traverse and Other Adventures

Following my northwest arm traverse, I decided to tone it down a fraction and run a Quiet Side traverse on my next day in Acadia. I started this run from Echo Lake and ascended the Beech Cliff trail. This was one of the steepest trails 

Maine Part I: Acadia National Park Northeast Arm Traverse

Maine Part I: Acadia National Park Northeast Arm Traverse

In late late September I took a cross-country flight from the Pacific coast of Washington to the Atlantic coast of Maine. I met my parents in Boston and then we traveled up the east seaboard to Mount Desert Island. My mother had wanted to visit 

Grand Ridge 50K

Grand Ridge 50K

After taking second place at the Grand Ridge 50K last year, I felt as though I needed to come back to redeem myself this year. Additionally, I felt as though it would be the perfect tune up for Desert Solstice 24 Hour race on December 

Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim Traverse

Grand Canyon Rim to Rim to Rim Traverse

Rim to rim to rim is one of the most iconic trail running adventures in North America. It is not only rugged and strenuous but also one of the most picturesque wonders of the world. Adam Braddock approached me with the idea of running it 

Tiger Peak Challenge 50K

Tiger Peak Challenge 50K

Only one week removed from the Olympic Coast Traverse with Abram, I decided to run the Tiger Peak Challenge 50 K (a new race which included a short 5 mile loop followed by repeated 13 mile loops traversing west tiger ridge). I was feeling surprisingly 

Olympic Coast FKT

Olympic Coast FKT

The alarms sounded after a few hours of restless tossing and turning. We gingerly tiptoed around the hotel room to avoid waking the two sleeping parrots that would undoubtedly squawk their good mornings. We departed our hotel in Sekiu into dark, drizzly, and ominous evening