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February: Here Comes the Rain Again

February’s rain was much needed to soothe the current drought in Northern California, but the wild, wet, and windy weather proved to be a challenge on the trails of the Golden Gate Marathon in Marin on the first week of … Continue reading

28. February 2014 by Nico
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January: Start Me Up

With the arrival of the New Year and promise of a fresh start, I am always eager to hit the trails. But being careful of overtraining, my focus in January has been about starting slow: 1 race, 15 running days, … Continue reading

31. January 2014 by Nico
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2014: The Journey to Leadville Starts Today

I celebrated the New Year by doing one of my favorite things: planning my race calendar. My goal for 2014 is simple — to complete the Leadville Trail 100 Run in under 30 hours. 100 miles in the beautifully rugged … Continue reading

01. January 2014 by Nico
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Running in the High Country

As 2013 is coming to an end, I am planning my running adventures for the New Year, but before looking forward, I am taking a look back at what I learned in 2013. As often is the case, nothing turned … Continue reading

25. December 2013 by Nico
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March: No Bad Days

The plan for March was to run the Way too Cool 50 Km and Napa Valley Trail Marathon to prepare for the American River 50 Mile in April. I was particularly excited about the American River race because it would … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Nico
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