Hopefully he’ll have his laptop so he can sign up for the Speedgoat 50k. Registration goes online January 1st at Ultrasignup.com. The race is limited to 200 runners. This year the fastest nannie and billie will take home $500 bucks, along with a goat leg for the dog to stare at. Expect a flyover map of the course this year. I have some software to figure it out, so check the Speedgoat registration page for details on that. But give me a few weeks, cuz’ I’m computer illiterate. I haven’t run now since the Chimera 100. I am on a hiatus (briefly) until the new year begins. Why? I’ve been building an epic luge run here in the Wasatch Range. But I ain’t telling where it is, it’s my little secret. All I can say is that it’s a 1960′s replica of luging in the woods. Also hope to have [...]
If you haven’t already heard, this one was cancelled during mid-race. Two aid stations were blown off the mountain by 40-50 mph winds, leaving no aid on the ridge for 20+ miles. Even with aid, the right call was made. It is rare in any sport to make the call during the event, but this one was welcomed by all…even me! It was shaping up to be a good race, Richie Cunningham was only 10 minutes behind me when the race was called. Noone else was in sight, but the way I was feeling, I bet it would have been entertaining. Check back later for a better report. I will now go shovel 3 feet of fresh at Alta, to “warm down” from that crazy adventure.