The Pacer Plan

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In my continuing look into my upcoming race, the Leadville Trail 100, today we focus on the pacer! The unsung hero of the ultramarathon. A single pacer at a time is allowed to runners from mile 50 – 99. On the last mile, you can have as many pacers as you want. Leadville rules state that pacers can run with … Read More

Team Shart Fills Key Roles For 2010 Leadville Trail 100

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Longmont, Colorado — May 16, 2010 — Team Shart, an up and coming distance running team, today announced the placement of two individuals into key roles for the 2010 Leadville Trail 100. Brandon Fuller, the lead runner on the team, previously believed that he was invincible and didn’t need any assistance. However, more rational thoughts have prevailed. Lead Pacer J.P. … Read More

Run: Coal Creek Trail (11.45 mi @ 07:42)

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Seems like its been colder this week. I huddled inside this morning and tried to stay warm but my blood temp was just not getting there. At one point, I had a sweatshirt and hat on just trying to build up some body heat. All in preparation for my first night run — ever? JP put out a call for … Read More

Run: Green Mountain Extended (13.83 mi)

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Given last weekend’s snowfest, I was really wanting to “Run Some Fucking Hills” ® today. So I put out the call mid-week. JV and JP bit. We met at Chautauqua at 9 and set out for Green Mountain and then some. We went straight over to the Gregory Trailhead, made pit stops, and headed up. JV would alternate running with … Read More

BBMM 2009

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Distance 19.02 Time 4:44:30 Pace 14:57 GPS Analysis Garmin Connect The anticipation had been building for weeks. The shit talking was getting more intense. It felt like this year would be a great turn-out for the annual event. However, on Wednesday and Thursday of this past week, we got our first major winter storm. A lot of snow fell. People … Read More