Got a Favorite?

Move over Lake Fork Trail.  There is a new kid in town.  Favorite trail that is.  Discovered during a recent adventure to Glacier National Park.  Specific location listed as classified! This new trail?  Nothing short of a breathtaking surreal trail running experience. Picture this – a dense forest canopy high overhead created by ancient cedar trees – where little sunlight [...]

Train With Flexibility

“How was your daughter’s wedding?” – a friend asked.  “An absolute hoot!” was my response.  And it was.  I haven’t eaten that much cake nor danced so late into the night than that outdoor country wedding just a few weeks ago.  Looking at my training diary it appeared I did rather enjoy myself.  Nothing but goose eggs for a few [...]

The June 23, 2012 weather forecast for the 5th annual Wulfman Continental Divide 14k Trail Race is for temperatures to reach 83 degrees by mid – afternoon.  The racing competition between runners may just deliver even hotter temperatures earlier in the morning. Selected by Runners World 2012 as the “Best Time Trial” Trail Race, WCDT is preparing to deliver another [...]

I once heard a cross country coach state that “form doesn’t matter, it’s all about conditioning” in response to a question from a parent concerned about his son’s awkward looking running form. The truth is, your running form does matter, both from a performance and injury prevention perspective. One of the discriminating factors between distance runners is their level of [...]

“Meet me at the Pig Farm”

“Meet me at the Pig Farm – we will run there”.  Pig Farm?  We are running at a pig farm?  Sensing my initial resistance, the caller on the other end of the telephone conversation chimed in with further instructions; “don’t worry – I will explain.  Just meet me there.  We will run about seven miles.” Seven miles at a pig [...]

One Fast Coach

Two time US Olympic Trials Qualifier. Four time NCAA Division I All American.  Three time Big Sky Conference Champion. MSU Bobcat Track and Field record holder – 3000 M Steeplechase. MT High School State Cross Country Champion.  Currently serving as  Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach, Montana State University.  And yes – running and training hard.  Find out what is next [...]