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Michael Chastain
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Ultrarunner, swimmer, scientist, foodie
Ultrarunner, swimmer, scientist, foodie

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Photos from our run around the High Divide loop in Olympic National Park this weekend. Highly recommended route.
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2015 high divide loop
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IMTUF 100 mile race
I had the privilege to run the Idaho Mountain Trail Ultra Festival (IMTUF) 100 miler last weekend. The event is billed as a true mountain run and I would have to say that it lives up to that advertising. The fantastic loop course starts and ends at the Burg...

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RIdge running in Glacier Peak Wilderness
My favorite guidebook to running routes in Washington State, Trekking Washington , by Mike Woodmansee has a 46 mile route through the Glacier Peak Wilderness that I have been wanting to do for several years. Matthew and I wanted to run in the area but wante...

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Evolution Valley
I first learned of the Evolution Valley loop from my friend Shad. It is a 55 mile route with about 10K of climbing through the southern Sierras going over three high passes (Bishop, Muir and Piute) and including roughly 25 miles on the John Muir Trail. Subs...

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Photos from my run around Mother Mountain or the Spray Park Loop on the northwest side of Rainier.
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2014 spray park loop
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Phenomenal route in Glacier Peak Wilderness today. If you like ridge running, give this route a try.
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2014 glacier loop
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The Alpine Lakes Wilderness near Seattle is aptly named. 
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2014 pratt loop
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First day tilling the garden on the new homestead. 
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6/19/14
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Blog post on my attempts to increase my cadence while running.

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