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This weekend, well Friday (cuz’ we’re in Utah) I’ll be running the Antelope Island 100 mile.  This will be my second 100 this year. I’m not really sure what to expect, but feel pretty good physically to run around 15 hours.  That, of course, is if all goes well.  I’ve had off and on battles with Neuritis in my left foot, and it’s been giving me a little grief lately.  Sure sounds like a pre-race excuse eh?  Not really, but it’ll be interesting to see if I can work this one out. In my favor is the course being almost flat.  Downhill is a little sketchy, uphill is good and flat is fine too, but cranking downhill could cause the feeling of putting the wet finger in the outlet.  It’s not pretty when that happens.  We’ll see Dan Vega proves to be the stiffest competition, with a few other faster [...]

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The next few weeks should be interesting.  I’ve got 54 holes to play, 200 miles to race, and 1500 miles to drive.  Should make for an entertaining 2-3 weeks coming up.  1st:  Drive to California, hook up with some friends and play some stick on what may be the most famous golf courses in the world, Pebble Beach, Spyglass, and Poppy Hills.  I’m really looking forward to this after recently shooting 75 twice….off the couch.  But it’s golf, enough said on that…… 2nd:  From the stellar Monterey Peninsula, I”ll head south to engage in a 100 mile party, called Coyote Two Moons 100.  This race is a tough one with 28,000′ of climbing to deal with.  Hopefully the weather gods will cooperate.  Last year we had 8″ of snow on the top of Topa Topa, the highest point….it made for an interesting run to say the least.  I’ve also been practicing [...]