Tag Archives: California

Eight Lessons From My First DNF: A Very Belated Leona Divide 50 Race Report

Crista Scott shares the lessons she learned from her first DNF at the Leona Divide 50-mile ultramarathon, in Angeles National Forest near Lake Hughes, southern California last April. This article was originally published on her blog: misscristascott.blogspot.ca. Lesson #1: “Sometimes races go as planned; more often than not, however, the unexpected happens.” Laz, Founder of the Barkely Marathons. Leona Divide was the first race I ever signed up for that I didn’t really know if I could finish. The race entry

You can help! Fight the ban on trail running events on the Pacific Crest Trail.

The Pacific Crest Trail is a 2650 mile (4250 km) trail system that follows the west coast of the USA, from Canada to Mexico. Although hiking and equestrian activities are allowed on the trail, there is a proposal to ban trail running events! If you don’t think that this is right, please add your signature to this petition which has been posted by Destination Trail’s race director (and ultrarunner and trail lover) Candice Burt. Here’s Candice’s letter to the PCTA: The

Lottery registration for the Tahoe 200 Mile Endurance Run open now through January 7

[via Press Release] The Tahoe 200 Mile Endurance Run registration lottery is open now through January 7th at 6pm pst. The ultramarathon will take place September 11-15, 2015, beginning at Homewood, CA on beautiful Lake Tahoe. This is your chance to take part in an incredible journey around the largest alpine lake in North America. The route circumnavigates the sparkling, clear blue waters of Lake Tahoe from the Tahoe Rim Trail, occasionally detouring off the TRT to explore aspen meadows, rock gardens

Born To Run Ultramarathon, Los Olivos, California – 50k, 100k and 100 miles, May 17, 2014

[By Amy Dedic] My husband and I had decided we wanted to do something big for our 10th wedding anniversary. Somehow we found out about the Born To Run Ultra and we knew a trip to California was the answer. Emir and I decided that our celebration would include running our first 100k ultramarathon, at Born To Run, and follow that with a road trip to San Francisco, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, and Hoover Dam, and end in Vegas. The Born