Race Happy: Horse Butte 10 Miler

Race Happy: Horse Butte 10 Miler

By Heike McNeil The most difficult part of this race was not the elevation, not the distance (I personally find 10 miles a very difficult distance to race), not the stiff competition in one of the premier trail running communities in the NW, not the workouts leading...
Murphy’s Law: The Naked Bavarian 20 Miler Recap

Murphy’s Law: The Naked Bavarian 20 Miler Recap

By Randy Blood Murphy’s law states that “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” As with many things in life, it can be argued that perception is relative to he or she who perceives. Indeed a meteor did not come hurtling in from space to annihilate me on the...
Bear Bait 50 Miler

Bear Bait 50 Miler

I have to admit I was feeling a little smug driving down to Florida with my sister a week ago today.  My friends back home in Mississippi were dealing with a surprise snowfall and we were driving in warm temps and sunshine. Life was good! We’re going to do a bit of...
SINISTER 54K RACE RECAP

SINISTER 54K RACE RECAP

The Series: Aravaipa’s Insomniac Night Trail Run Series consists of eight runs throughout the Maricopa County Regional Parks plus one at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff. The series runs from April through November. Race distances for each ranges between 5 to...