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2018 Actif Epica 162km Race Report
Preface My dream goal is to one day participate in the Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) in Alaska; the oldest and arguably most challenging
winter ultra in the world.   The
“shortest” race is a 350 mile trek on the famed Iditarod Trail from Knik Lake
to th...
2018 Actif Epica 162km Race Report
2018 Actif Epica 162km Race Report
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Some "Fun Run" Barkley Marathons Statistics
If you're an ultrarunner (or subscriber to Netflix) you've probably heard about the Barkley Marathons.  So you all know that, through 2017, there have been exactly 15 finishers (and 18 finishes) of the full Barkley Marathons 100 Mile. You can probably even ...
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2017 Barkley Marathons - Second Fun Run Done!
Barkley Marathons Selfie (Photo: Eric Fritz) Loop 2, Top of Rat Jaw with Brandon and Husky (Photo: Kendra Miller) The whole world holds it's breath after Laz only counts 12 of 13 pages! (Photo: Karen Jackson) Finished the Fun Run... AGAIN! YES! (Photo: Bill...
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Winter Ultra Redemption At Tuscobia
Park Falls to Ojibwa
Checkpoint (34 Miles, 7h 15m): At the 10:00 a.m. start of the 80 mile race in Park Falls,
Wisconsin the air temperature was about -3°F with gusting head wind from the
north-west.   Along with 80 other crazy
runners, fat-bikers and a few...
Winter Ultra Redemption At Tuscobia
Winter Ultra Redemption At Tuscobia
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2015 Barkley Marathons Report (Another Failure)
Wasn't going to originally publish this report after my humiliating defeat at the 2015 Barkley Marathons. I was very angry with myself for quite some time. I'd trained super hard for many weeks with the goal of completing five loops this year. But, as you'l...
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Spartathlon 2014: A stranger in a strange land following in the footsteps of Pheidippides.
USA Spartathlon Team! Who will be next? Summary I definitely was feeling a bit apprehensive as the final ten
seconds were counted off by the throng of 349 fellow Spartathletes; my heart
was definitely beating hard; could feel my pulse throbbing in my neck;
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2014 Badwater Ultramarathon. Everybody's a rookie this year.
Moments after my finish of the 2014 Badwater Ultramarathon. Summary: Thanks to my wonderful crew, wife Kathy Youngren and Bryce
Carlson, I finished my second Badwater 135 in 28:03:35. Good enough for 7 th overall and 6 th master. For the Badwater event this...
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Long Haul to Spartathlon (Guest post by Bryce A Carlson)
 Synopsis:   After racing the Rocket City Marathon on December 14th, 2013 to a 2:57:10 finish (not bad considering conditions and not really being fully invested in making a solid effort) I'd spent the better part of the next few weeks not running hardly at...
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Skechers GoRun Ultra: From the drawing board to the display shelf
Skechers GoRun Ultra, fresh off finishing the grueling Hardrock 100. Skechers GoRun Ultra, midsole-outsole wear after Hardrock 100. Background and Overview   For over a year and half now I've
been working closely with the Skechers Performance Division to we...
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The Youngrens are now offering coaching services!
That's right, my wife Kathy and I are now turning the tables and offering up our over 40 years of combined running and racing experience to interested runners. No running goals too big or too small! Let us help you realize your potential! For more informati...
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