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Mission Trails Regional Park is a 5,800-acre open space within San Diego city limits. It is the seventh largest urban park in the United States, despite its size and ease-of-access it is relatively under utilized by runners and hikers during the week, this is besides the ever popular and über-crowded Cowles Mountain Trail, which is […]

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  Use a treadmill/dreadmill – no serious runner wants to run on the dreadmill but most hotels have one and it is convenient. Try committing to a couple of miles every day just to keep some semblance of your training going. Contact a local running club – a quick Google search will find some local […]

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Potato Chip Rock

  Poway Potato Chip Rock Run (Option…do it on a full moon)   You begin this run from Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, which is located off Espola Rd. in Poway. There is a good size parking lot located here. The first 1¼ miles are relatively flat and actually quite shaded so even in the summer […]

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I woke up at 3:00 am the morning of the PCT 50 Mile Ultramarathon and decided to break one of the oldest rules in long distance running. I wore a brand new pair of shoes, right out of the box. A completely untested, never used pair of Merrell shoes that have just been introduced to […]

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The 2015 Lost Boys 50 Miler I had signed up to run the 2015 Lost Boys 50 Mile endurance race back in October 2014. I had run the event the last time it was staged in 2010 and it was an epic race. During my training my mother was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and […]

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Eat Dirt

http://sdri.net/?p=8184     In 2014 my friend Harv took down the Oriflamme Canyon 50K.  This is for all of you that run long distance….enjoy

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Stairway to Heaven Angel

2015 Dirt Devil Racing Season http://www.dirtdevilracing.com/2015-racing-schedule/ The 2015 race season is upon us!  I am pleased to announce that our kickoff race, Foxy Half Marathon and 5K is open for registration  http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=31007 The Foxy Half Marathon is the first half marathon of the 4 part half marathon series.  You can run Foxy solo or as […]

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Start your run across from Clairemont Town Center on Lakehurst Drive.  There is a trail head at the end of Lakehurst.  Drop down Keller Canyon enjoying all of the single track and footbridges.  The trail will lead you to the East parking area of Marian Bear Park on Clairemont Mesa Blvd.  Head east towards the […]

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Trail of the Week/T.O.W September 12th, 2014 Brought to you by Dirt Devil Racing www.Dirtdevilracing.com Trail Map: http://tpks.ws/7UOR Start your run at in Sorrento Valley and head east through the Canyon.  Take your first river crossing at “Wagon Wheel Crossing” and hang a right on the north side of the river so you are still […]

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Map:http://home.trainingpeaks.com/athlete/workout/OXATUJGUNSXCAYUASCJ2ZNZRKA Start your run in Pine Valley off Pine Creek Road at the Noble Canyon trail head.  This trail will bring you all the way to 5500 feet at Sunrise Highway near the turnout called Penny Pines.  There is a water pump at the top to get fresh water but I recommend you bring enough […]

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Trail of the Week/T.O.W July 19, 2014 Big Bear California on The Pacific Crest Trail Brought to you by www.Dirtdevilracing.com http://home.trainingpeaks.com/athlete/workout/U76FU2L563QY6ZUL2NMK33LG3Y For a great mountain run head up to Big Bear and tackle the Pacific Crest Trail.  The famous PCT winds its way from Mexico to Canada.  As it passes through Big Bear it offers […]

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PCT at Big Bear Lake California

Trail Map: http://www.trainingpeaks.com/av/JDB7QN5FR7WI5BMCYEMTASK7K4 Start your run at the other side of Baldwin Lake (near the Lucerne Valley) in Big Bear Califonia on the Pacific Crest Trail.  This trail starts you at 6800 feet and will take you close to 8000 feet of elevation so bring your oxygen.  This trail is all single track with desert […]

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