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Ann Wallace
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Rerouting
Most of our recent runs have started at one of the trailheads on NW 53rd, which is convenient since it is close to my house and cuts down on travel time and gives us more time to run. This week I decided to start our route from the Springville trailhead, to...

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Product Review :: NANOSpikes
After sliding around on icy trails during the last ice storm in Portland, I decided it was time to invest in some Yaktrax. I did a little Googling to figure out the best pair to buy for trail running and I came across NANOSpikes by Kahtoola . A lot of revie...

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Good Bye 2016
One of the last runs of 2016 2016 was a good year, but it wasn't a great year. 2016 was the year of readjustments, I spent a good part of the year dealing with a knee issue , a  herniated disc and an iron deficiency , Susan dealt with knee and achilles issu...

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Fun in the snow
Last weekend we got snow in Portland which turned into freezing rain. It took out a lot of trees in Forest Park and the surround streets, which one of them I live on. The tress took out power lines on their way down. There was also a mud slide on NW Cornell...

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Holman 25
Susan and I normally run all of Wildwood Thanksgiving weekend because it falls between both of our birthdays, this has been our birthday tradition for the past 4 years. This year there were torrential downpours over Thanksgiving weekend, so we decided to pu...

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Peterson Ridge Rumble 2016
A pre-race view of the mountains This is the second year that Susan and I ran the Peterson Ridge Rumble 40 miler and the first time we ran a trail race more than once. Last year  when we ran Peterson, we had a great day and finished the race in ~7 hours, I ...

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Iron Deficiency Trifecta
Four weeks ago I got a flu shot and almost immediately after I started to feel dizzy and tired. I left work early and went home and slept the rest of the day, the next day I only lasted at work for 2 hours. Over the weekend I started getting headaches and f...

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Easy like a Sunday morning route
Mushroom cluster at the end of our run T he last 2 weeks I have been dealing with headaches and general fatigue, so much so that I skipped the Columbia Gorge 1/2 marathon  for the first time since the race started 8 years ago. Susan had come down with a col...

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Product Review :: Saucony Women's Bullet Capris
Running the Oregon Coast 50k in the Saucony Bullet Capris - photo credit  Glenn Tachiyama   My current favorite running capris are the  Saucony Bullet , which I came to own by happenstance.  In March I traveled to Denver for work. If I stay in a hotel for m...

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Girls Gone Wildwood releases limited-edition stickers
Show Your Wild Side on the Trails Girls Gone
Wildwood releases limited-edition stickers reflective of Portland’s Forest Park Portland, Ore.
– Girls Gone Wildwood, a one-stop shop about the adventures of two ultra-trail
runners, has released new limited edit...
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