The North Face Endurance Challenge San Francisco Championship 2011

It’s Friday (well, Thursday night really), the day before the biggest ultra of the year (2011 The North Face Endurance Challenge  San Francisco Championship). There are a few reasons why we should consider this race ultra big, or this ultra race big. That’s what I’ll spend the next hour or so chipping away at, that …

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Inside Trail Post Therapy

We can find common ground only by moving to higher ground.  --Jim Wallis Inside Trail is a gateway to trail competition. --Me to someone in a bar Tim and I have enjoyed the last week or so of blog wars.  I guess.  The now infamous Inside Trail Commentary, posted on Sept. 15, was too much; …

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UROC: A Step in a New Direction

Trail Runner’s Ultra Race of Champions 100k (UROC) is getting a lot of coverage on the interwebs.  Other than a potentially meaningful race in Bend, Oregon this Saturday, specifically the Flagline 50k, picked for the second year in a row as a USATF Trail National Championships, the gathering near Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday the 24th …

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Inside Trail Commentary

A check of the “local” blog-o-shpere reveals a couple of soft pours.  If you like what a tavern usually serves, then it’s your obligation to notify the patronage, even the management, when there’s a miss.  Geoff Roes says this year has been his most enjoyable year of running.  Andy Jones-Wilkins is asking for comments about …

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