Nathan Holland on the 2014 Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k

Nathan Holland on the 2014 Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k

Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k Saturday, October 4, 2014 Tributes: It’s hard to find the words to pay respect to someone who I didn’t even know… However, from runner-to-runner, father-to-father, son-to-son, and brother-to-brother through Christ Jesus I wanted to honor Eric Jacks,…

Rock/Creek Women's Trail Running Summit Success

Rock/Creek Women’s Trail Running Summit Success

Sunday morning at 7AM, I found myself popped up into the downward dog position, settling back on sore Achilles’ and hammies, staring back at my big toes; nails still a little grimy from the previous day’s trail adventures. The sun…

The Jedi Conquers the Rock/Creek Toyota

Darth Vader Conquers Leadville 100

So, when Rock/Creek‘s events guy decides to try this twitter and instagram thing, drive across country to run his tenth Leadville 100 mile race, and bring his son along, the result is epic. I’m willing to bet this is the first live-blogging of a…

John Anderson wins the Tahoe Rim Trail 50, vomits watermelon

At mile 10, my legs were already feeling heavy, and I had doubts about the “reverse taper” strategy that I employed for the Tahoe Rim Endurance 50 Mile Race. See, training had been going well as I geared up for…

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 2

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 2

Rock/Creek Chattanooga Mountain Stage Race – 3 Days, 3 Mountains, 60 Miles Friday, June 13 – Sunday, June 15, 2014 Gear: Patagonia Air Flow Shirt, Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts, Smartwool PhD Calf Sleeves, Salomon Sense Pro Shoes, Suunto Ambit 2…

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 1

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 1

Rock/Creek Chattanooga Mountain Stage Race – 3 Days, 3 Mountains, 60 Miles Friday, June 13 – Sunday, June 15, 2014 Gear: Patagonia Air Flow Shirt, Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts, Smartwool PhD Run Graduated Compression Socks, Salomon Sense Pro Shoes, Suunto…

Nathan Holland on his Thunder Rock 100 DNF, Part 2

Continued from Part 1, published yesterday.   Coming into Servilla Church (Aid #7, 50mi) I was pretty pumped to see my family and get some dry socks and shoes. I was still ahead of my schedule, maybe more than I…

Nathan Holland on his Thunder Rock 100 DNF, Part 1

Nathan Holland on his Thunder Rock 100 DNF, Part 1

Rock/Creek Thunder Rock 100 Friday, May 16 – Saturday, May 17, 2014 Gear: Patagonia Air Flow Shirt, Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts, Smartwool PhD Run Graduated Compression Socks, Salomon Sense Pro Shoes, Suunto Ambit 2 (HR) Watch, Camelbak Handheld Bottle, Salomon…

John Brower: Grand Canyon R2R2R 2014

John Brower: Grand Canyon R2R2R 2014

This was the third time I have been fortunate enough to make a go at the Canyon. I have tried to establish a tradition of a Man-cation every other April to the GFC, and this year I had several buddies…

John Brower: an ultra-distance run every weekend... for 17 straight weekends!

John Brower: an ultra-distance run every weekend… for 17 straight weekends!

The streak: 1/11 – Blues Double (52.4M) – 7:26 1/18 – Feral Cat 50k (32.1M) – 5:34 1/25 – Chuckles 50k (31.5M) – 4:14 2/2 – Flat @ss 50k (32.1M) – 4:43 2/8 – 10 Hours of WTF (56M) –…