Category Archives: Race

Sept 2017-Paradise Valley Trail run (Half marathon) race report

(Still playing catch up, with my very late posts) This race was not on my 2017 calendar until about 4 weeks before I ran it. Originally, 2017 was all about the Seoul International Marathon (March), Grasslands Marathon (july) and maybe … Continue reading

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Seoul International Marathon race report

Back in March, the family traveled to Seoul, Korea for a three day weekend, and a marathon. Seoul was on our ‘list’ so didn’t have to lobby very much to convince the family to sign up. I picked this marathon … Continue reading

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Lingshan 30km trail challenge Race Report

Saturday, I ran, no mostly slowed jogged and walked the Lingshan 30km mountain trail race. This race is about 80 miles NW of Beijing. I knew this course would be a real challenge and it absolutely was. Simply put, the … Continue reading

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Second Trail race in China- preview

(written June 8th) This weekend, I’ll attempt the Lingshan 30k Mountain trail race. It’s part of the Lingshan 100 Ultra trail challenge. If you read Chinese or have Google Chrome set to auto translate, this is all the info about … Continue reading

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First Chinese trail run race report

Way, way back in February, I ran a trail half marathon, in the mountains of NW Beijing. It was called Aijiang Mountain cross country race. Here is the race report. Previously, I’ve only run one “trail” race, a full marathon … Continue reading

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Great Wall marathon race report

Last Saturday, I ran or actually jogged/walked and crawled the Great Wall Marathon. As expected, this course was like no other I’ve attempted. One of my all-time longest days. Needed to be on a chartered bus by 3:30amĀ  Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is The Great Wall marathon

(this was written few days ago) Tomorrow is the Great Wall marathon, ready of not. Yesterday, I did the race ‘inspection’ tour. Jumped on a bus at 6:30am for 2+hr ride NE to the wall with about 500 other folks. … Continue reading

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