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Sean Grove
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Gnarly - The Napa Valley 50K
gnarl·y ˈnärlē/ NORTH AMERICAN informal difficult, dangerous, or challenging I signed up for this a few weeks back as I was looking for a 50K three or four weeks out from the Canyons 100K coming up on April 28th.  I didn’t know anything about it, and hadn’t...
Gnarly - The Napa Valley 50K
Gnarly - The Napa Valley 50K
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2017 Western States - Not as Tough as I Thought
No, no, I'm not talking about the race itself.  Sure, I had heard from ultrarunners I respect that I'd already run "tougher" 100 milers in Cascade Crest and Pine to Palm.  And those races are tough, no doubt.  But Western States, the supposed "easier 100" w...
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Run Baby Run - 2017 Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run
It's all downhill from here Find out who you are before you regret it 'Cause life is so short there's no time to waste it So run my baby run my baby run -  Run Baby Run , Garbage On my last long run before Western States, I switched to the "Run You Fools!" ...
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I Am Ready
As I've written about before , the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run became a bit of an obsession for me back in 2012.  To someday be at that start line in Squaw the last weekend in June, the white bib pinned to my shorts, staring up at the climb up to ...
I Am Ready
I Am Ready
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Tall Trees and Tough Trails - The Cascade Crest 100
It was about 1:00 PM on Sunday and I'd been running and hiking since 9:00 AM.....on Saturday.  I struggled up the final steep climb of the race going into mile 90, stopping repeatedly to catch my breath.  "Get your heart out of your ears and back into your ...
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2016 Western States - Crewing and Pacing (again)
0-3.  While the lottery odds have conspired against gaining entry for myself the past three years, Western States can't keep me away and last Friday I drove up to Squaw to crew and pace for the fourth time in the past five years.  This was to be the third t...
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Embracing The Suck at The Canyons 100K
Pre-Race Work travel had me on the road Tuesday-Thursday, and my normal three or four days of obsessive packing, unpacking, repacking, all while referencing an extensive spreadsheet was reduced to five minute bursts of activity between work phone calls and ...
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