Showing posts from August, 2015

Summer Training

After doing some spectacular altitude training in early May in the Big Bear Lakes area and the most spectacular double century of the season, The Eastern Sierra Double , at the end of May, I figured it was time to start ramping up the training a bit for the challenges at hand at the end of the summer. Again this year I am going to take on the Hoodoo 500 Ultra Marathon race in Southern Utah . I was also asked by my friend John to join a 4-man team for the Silver State 508 in Nevada . I am really excited about both. I have never done “The 508” and I have wanted to do it solo for many years. This year on the Hoodoo 500 I will be doing it in the “Voyager Division”. Last year I had a support crew for the standard division of the race. I had my crew chief Victor Cooper who had experience crewing and also had experience having done the course in the event. I had my youngest daughter Nicole taking care of my nutrition and hydration and my oldest daughter Cherisse w