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And you thought paying 275 bucks was alot to run a race….

December 30 2011, 8:58 am

“Americans who are not in the ‘NYRRC’ club will pay $255, while non-U.S. citizens will pay $347”.  I woke up this morning and was just disturbed reading this.   Kinda gives me the willies, could you imagine paying 300 bucks to run a 50k with real aid stations, big mountains, and more than just water Read More

My year in review

December 20 2011, 10:43 am

This year has been quite interesting.  It was going pretty well until the deluge in Ojai, California at the C2M 100.  But let’s start at the beginning.  Warning, this may be a long read….I ran a total of 10 races, one of them being a short marathon in the foothills of SLC, two 50’s and Read More

Check this out!

December 18 2011, 1:37 pm

Jay Aldous throws it down again!!!  And I thought I was old and kinda fast.  🙂  In Jay’s 3rd 100 since mid October…(yah, that’s 3 in 2 months time)  He’s run 3 fast 100s.  15:20 ish at Pony Express in mid October, 15:06 at Javelina in early November, and now a stunning 13:52 on a boring Read More

Let the “Bunny meter” grow

December 12 2011, 7:37 am

Finally we’ve got a 100 mile race with a real purse!  The “Goal” is to bring the purse to $100,000, where the world’s best 100 mile runners can chase each other around Steamboat, Colorado, and actually go home with some real money to pay the mortgage, or perhaps even buy a car.  The 100k is not Read More

Phew!

December 7 2011, 4:57 pm

Another season comes to an end.  I started strong, finished strong, and had a few issues in the middle when all the big boys were in France.  It was an interesting year to say the least.  2 100 mile wins, some fast times, and I feel like I didn’t do anything.  A full recap is Read More

Gonna be a burner

November 30 2011, 6:32 pm

I’m just gonna try to NOT get chicked.   The North Face 50 awaits. Read over at Geoff Roes’ Blog, a very entertaining look at the front of the pack. Bryon Powell has the rest.  at www.irunfar.com.  And don’t forget to pick up some joe. Speedgoatkarl’s 100 mile blend is available now.  Yummy coffee…..if you like Read More

Gobble…….Gobble

November 9 2011, 10:48 am

ONCE AGAIN HIT THE COMMENTS ICON TO READ THE WHOLE POST.   GEEEEEEZ. Well, this past weekend was a success.  100 mile win #31.  The Pinhoti 100 is certainly a gem of a course.  86% singletrack, all in the woods near Mt. Cheaha in Northeastern Alabama.  If you ever get a chance to run here, you Read More

Speedgoatkarls’ 100 Mile Blend…

November 1 2011, 8:16 am

is now available online, and in Salt Lake City at Wasatch Running Center.  So, on your next visit to WRC  (9400 south, State street),  pick up some Hokas and go home with a bag of fine coffee beans.   If you are not local, you can find the beans at Jameson Coffee online.  Hit this link and start Read More

Question is….

October 19 2011, 4:12 pm

If there were a 100 mile race at Snowbird, on Speedgoat terrain, would you run it? It would be a 4 lapper, (I know, not very appealing right?)  But think about it, Snowbird offers the highest mountains in the Wasatch Range and 4 laps would be very entertaining.  It wouldn’t be as tough as the Read More

Time to get wired before your next race!

October 10 2011, 2:28 pm

For all you coffee lovers out there, prepare yourself for “Speedgoatkarl’s 100 mile blend”  Brought to us from Jameson Coffee, a small batch artisian roaster in Indiana.  This blend is smooth, rich and bold, all at the same time.   It’ll soon be available here.  Suck down a cup before your next 100, and it’ll soon be Read More