2020 LA Marathon Race Report

2020 LA Marathon Race Report

        Just the Facts: Time = 4:42:43 Place 7280/21892 Garmin Stats   This is my report on the 2020 LA Marathon which was my 7th LA Marathon that I’ve had the pleasure of participating in. This one was one for the history books for sure, but...
2019 Marine Corps Marathon Race Report

2019 Marine Corps Marathon Race Report

        Just the Facts Time = 5:23:35 Place = 11,411/18,357 Garmin Map To find out how did I ended up in Arlington Virginia on a rainy morning at the Pentagon parking lot to run in the Marine Corps Marathon we have to go back to earlier this...
Long Beach Triple Challenge Weekend

Long Beach Triple Challenge Weekend

          Long Beach Triple Challenge Weekend 2019   This whole adventure actually started about 3 months ago when I decided that I would wipe all of the cobwebs off of my nearly 20-year-old mountain bike and start doing some bike rides...
2019 Bulldog 25K race report

2019 Bulldog 25K race report

        Just the Facts Time = 4:08:15 Place = 136/195 Garmin GPS Info   If it is late August and hot that only means one thing for LA area trail runners, It’s Bulldog time! Unlike most years I elected to do “only” the 25k since I took most of...
Mt Lukens Via Deukmejian Wilderness Park 2019

Mt Lukens Via Deukmejian Wilderness Park 2019

        Mt Lukens is a place I’ve only gone to twice before so it was time to re visit it! Both prior times I’ve gone here I came from the Stone canyon trail which starts on the north side of Mt. Lukens but this time we would be coming from the...
Paramount Ranch 50k Race report 2018

Paramount Ranch 50k Race report 2018

        Just the facts: Time = 6:29:31 – Place = 32/62 This race was supposed to be run at Paramount Ranch which is in Agoura Hills but sadly it burned down in the Woolsey fire back in late October. I ran the Marathon distance of this last year and...
Holiday Half Marathon and 5K race report 2018

Holiday Half Marathon and 5K race report 2018

        Just the facts: 5K time = 27:04 – 5K place = 180/1080 Half Marathon time = 2:09:37 – Half Marathon place = 963/4925 This was my fourth consecutive year participating in the Golden Snowflake Challenge where you run a 5k on Saturday and then...
2018 Chino Hills Trail Run Series 30k

2018 Chino Hills Trail Run Series 30k

        Hi everyone! Here is my run report from the Chino Hills Trail Run Series 30k that I did on Nov 10th 2018. Just the Facts: Time = 4:01:12 Place = 37/68  Well having just completed the Cactus to Clouds hike one week prior I did not have any...
2018 Monrovia Canyon Trail Runs 30k Race Report

2018 Monrovia Canyon Trail Runs 30k Race Report

        Time = 3:55:51 Place = 19/33 Garmin Map Usually getting ready for a trail race means waking up at 3:30am, eating, getting all of your gear together and hopping in your car for an hour or two drive to the race where you arrive an hour early...
Bulldog 50k Race Report 2018

Bulldog 50k Race Report 2018

        Time = 7:25:08 Place = 119/166 Garmin info   Hi everyone! Here is my recap of the 2018 Bulldog 50k that I participated in on Saturday August 25th. Believe it or not this is the 7th time I have done this race (1 25k, 1 50k DNF and 5...
Valley Crest Half Marathon Race Report 2018

Valley Crest Half Marathon Race Report 2018

        What’s up everyone! Here is my race report for the Valley Crest Half Marathon that I ran in on June 10th 2018! Time = 2:44:49, Place = 144/220, Garmin Stats Report: I cannot believe that this was the 10th year in a row that I have...
Foothills Trail Challenge 2018

Foothills Trail Challenge 2018

      The Foothills Trails Challenge is a series of 3 races run in 4 weeks that all have a couple of things in common. One is that they all involve at least a little trail running and Two they all involve a lot of uphill running. My running buddy Andrew...
2018 Leona Divide 50 Mile Race Report

2018 Leona Divide 50 Mile Race Report

This is my 2nd time attempting the Leona Divide 50 mile Ultramarathon, last year I had to drop down to the 50k as my buildup was marred by injury so I was back again to see if I could get this done. I stayed in Palmdale the night before as this race is held in Green...
2018 Santa Anita Derby Day 5K

2018 Santa Anita Derby Day 5K

: Just the Facts: Time = 29:14 Place = 773/4755 Report I signed up for this run the week before when they sent me any email, I was not doing any long runs that weekend since it was a week before the Leona Divide 50 mile Ultra so I decided to jump in. This was actually...
San Gabriel to Mt. Wilson Ultra Run

San Gabriel to Mt. Wilson Ultra Run

              I have lived in the northwest San Gabriel valley since we moved to Altadena from LA in 1974 I think. The background of living here is the San Gabriel Mountains and the most prominent landmark is Mt Wilson. Not because...
2018 Griffith Park Trail Marathon Race Report

2018 Griffith Park Trail Marathon Race Report

What’s up everyone! here is my race report from the Griffith Park Trail Marathon that I ran in on Saturday March 3rd 2018! Enjoy. Just the facts, Time: 5:50:33, Place: 26/54, Garmin says: This race is run on the many trails in Griffith Park with a lot of hills....
2018 Surf City Half Marathon Race Report

2018 Surf City Half Marathon Race Report

Surf City Half Marathon Race Report   What’s up everyone, here is my race report from the Surf City Half Marathon in Huntington Beach, CA that I ran in on Sunday Feb 4th, 2018! Just the facts: Time: 1:44:33 Place: 567/9970 Garmin Stats I used this race as a...
2017 Paramount Ranch Trail Marathon Race Report

2017 Paramount Ranch Trail Marathon Race Report

Christmas greetings everyone, here is my race report from the Paramount Ranch Trail Marathon that I did on Saturday Dec 16th! Just the facts: Time = 4:44:25 Place = 4/29 Garmin Map Report. This race takes place at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills which is famous for...
2017 Holiday Half Marathon and 5K

2017 Holiday Half Marathon and 5K

What up everyone, here is a recap of the Holiday Half Marathon and 5K races that I ran in this last weekend! Just the facts: 5K Time = 22:23 (a PR!) Place = 51/1198 (4th in my age group!) Garmin Map Half Marathon Time = 1:45:49 Place = 251/4915 Garmin map Golden...
San Gabriel Turkey Trot 10k Race Report

San Gabriel Turkey Trot 10k Race Report

What up everyone, here is my race report from the 2017 San Gabriel Turkey Trot that I ran last Saturday! Just the facts: Time = 46:20 (PR!) Place = 13/42 Garmin says = https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2338283798 Report: I’ve been pretty much on a roll this...