Hallett Peak #50

Hallett Peak #50

I had put off #50 for over a year. I really wanted to stand on┬ámy 50th summit of Hallett Peak last summer with Daphne in tow, but she chose to do Mt. Chiquita instead. This is a special summit to me as it was my first ‘real’ summit I ever stood on back in the summer of 2001. I had just moved out here from Texas and was wide eyed and soaking this new landscape in like a sponge. I…

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Just a Little Outdoor Time

Just a Little Outdoor Time

It’s been a while since I’ve kept up with this blog and I miss it! It turned into a place to write race reports and there is so much more going on than mere races. I’ll definitely get back into posting some more running garb, but I’m going to throw in more family stuff too… On May 8th, it was a gloomy, rainy day. We had been sitting inside letting the weather get us down so I made the call…

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Bandera 100k

Bandera 100k

What can I say about the Bandera 100k? Bottom line, this is a fantastic race. No, it’s not a big mountain race in one of the buzz word locations out west: read ‘Silverton, Miwok, Squaw Valley, Leadville’ etc… But this race stands on it’s own and is arguably my favorite race for a few distinct reasons. 1. People. If you have ever been to a Tejas Trails event, you know how well run they are. Great RD(s), volunteers, runners, etc……

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