Posts Tagged ‘Javelina Jundred’

So you wanna be a Race Director? Read this first…

So you wanna be a Race Director?  Read this first…

So you’ve run a few ultras recently?  Maybe a lot and over a lot of years.  Maybe you’ve done well in some races, maybe not. But one way or another you’ve become hooked.  You love the sport, the people, the individual digging for something more.  The volunteers, the trails, the training, the “culture of ultra […]

Saucony Xodus 3.0

Saucony Xodus 3.0

In my arsenal of trail running shoes I have a pair that’s 8.0 oz. with no rock protection, a pair that’s 10.2 oz. that can’t last 120 miles on my local trails without falling apart, a pair that’s 12.9 oz, built like a tank and just as slow, and several other trail shoes I’ve thrown […]

Petzl Tikka XP®2 versus Petzl MYO® RXP

Petzl Tikka XP®2 versus Petzl MYO® RXP

Warning: If your name is Liza Howard do not read this! I live in Arizona, the sunniest state in America. They don’t call it the Valley of the Sun for nothing, Phoenix has an 85% average possible sunshine, nearly 300 days. In June it gets light at 4:45 a.m., seriously. So why do I need […]

Getting Started on Trail Running

Getting Started on Trail Running

Aravaipa Running’s Nick Coury on Trail and Ultra Running The sport of running has been growing steadily over the past few decades, as many seek to stay in shape, challenge themselves, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Marathons get a lot of press as the ultimate goal for celebrities and average Joes, but the subcultures of […]

Javelina Jundred 2011

Javelina Jundred 2011

After training for more than 5 1/2 months race day is finally here. Last minute preparation actually started on Friday at 9:00 a.m. when I met friends, Jay Danek and Deron Ruse, at McDowell Mountain Park to set up our “camp” at Javelina Jeadquarters. With early campers already in our preferred spot we couldn’t decide […]