Running 26.2 miles in over 80 degrees

Originally posted on runninaftersmoke:
Danya Crawford – ran the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2012 with a finishing time of 3:21:00 “I don’t blog and very rarely post on Facebook but I ran a marathon today, the temperatures were in the high 80s the entire time. I feel like it would be fun to share…


– Crossing the Finish Line It was a day for Course Records and PR’s!  This year Max King had a 3:35:42 finish, setting a new course record by four and a half minutes. Temperatures in the upper 40s Fahrenheit, overcast skies, no precipitation, and tacky trails made ideal conditions. I ran the course with a […]

Chuckanut 50K

Pre-Race T-Minus 17 Days (Race: March 15, 2014; Start: 8:00 am) Approximately 24 hours after the Chuckanut 50K (the Chuck or Chuck) opened on Ultrasignups, I discovered that the race was full. I decided to add my name to the waitlist, hoping a spot would open up. What a bummer it was to have this […]

Chuckanut 50K – March 16, 2013

BETTER THAN NOT BEING ABLE TO Wow, this event was bigger than I thought! I parked in the annexed field surrounded of freshly mowed tall grass, and knew the parking lot must have resembled a can of sardines from an aerial view. The field’s new driveways or throughways were beginning to look more like a […]

Nutrition: from A ‘SUPER-FAT’ GUY

It wasn’t until later in my life that I even considered becoming a ‘super-fat’ guy; but once I tasted the Barlean’s Lemon Zest Omega Swirl, I was sold.  After tasting my first spoonful, I knew that the essential fatty acids (EFAs) of this fish oil product were definitely the ‘good fats’ I should make a […]