Category: Race Reports

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...
Adrenaline 54k Race Recap

Adrenaline 54k Race Recap

I wouldn’t have been able to spend the night witnessing the pure bad@ssery and camaraderie that I witnessed had this night not played out the way it did. The 2nd race in Aravaipa Running’s Insomniac Series night race began with our 54k starting at 7pm at McDowell...
San Diego 100 Race Recap

San Diego 100 Race Recap

I’d like to get a couple things ironed out going into this race… It would start with this race towards the end of last year. Ok, well maybe about 3 years ago when I was setting my sights on the San Diego 100. I was looking for a prestigious, challenging, highly...
Hypnosis 54K Race Recap

Hypnosis 54K Race Recap

Racing in the Hundo’s after doing a Hundo… OK, this recap won’t be the novel San Diego was I promise!! Although this race was over in around 8hrs, at points it felt like an epic 50 miler given the elements! Phoenix as with the rest of the southwest was...
2017.Leadville 100.DNF

2017.Leadville 100.DNF

This may be a little long…. I got my 1st DNF but the DNF has not got me! Much was learned this past weekend in Leadville. And, it hasn’t been comfortable ever since 1:21am when my wrist band was cut at Half Pipe 71.56 miles and 21:28:40 into the toughest ultra I have...
Knock On Wood 100 Mile Race Recap

Knock On Wood 100 Mile Race Recap

Knock on Wood 100mi Race Recap Upstate Ultras Race Director, Matthew Hammersmith recently hosted the 4th annual Knock on Wood race series the weekend of May 12th through the 14th, in Greenville, SC.  Distances included an 8k, a 50k, a 24 hour and a 100 mile endurance...