Granite Creek Trail, Juneau Alaska


Current Trail Conditions: Spring thaw- patches of snow and ice increasing in coverage as elevation increases. Distance: ~12 miles from Marine Park. Elevation Gain: 2700' Things to bring: Water, a snack, camera, and a friend. Wild Life: Black Bears, Grouse, Ptarmigan, Porcupines, and tourists. [caption id="attachment_2804" align="alignright" width="300"] John Andersen making the…

Barkley Marathons….


On Saturday April 1st 40 people embarked upon one of the most difficult challenges in the sport of distance running, the Barkley Marathons. For those who are unfamiliar with the race please to watch the Barkley Documentary on Netflix or another more clandestine source and for those who are too…

Mile Repeats


*Before attempting any workout it is a good practice to start by identifying a Goal ie: what you hope to achieve through the completion of said workout.   Mile Repeats Goals: Improve VO₂ MAX and 5k - 8 mile race simulator. Workout: Warm up - 1 mile easy to moderate…

Winter Trail Tips


Winter's at high latitudes can be depressing for the committed runner. The four to six month period pits us against the elements, whether its short days, cold temperatures, icy trail conditions, or some combination of the three it can be tempting to set up a treadmill in basement or purchase…