Category Archives: 2006 West Highland Way Race

WHWR Recap

Sorry for the long delay.  Digital media is time consuming!  My foot has recovered from the "duh-hrain" incident. I have posted a bunch of photos on Webshots.  I have tried to include a bit of narrative in the photo titles.

WHWR Recap

Sorry for the long delay.  Digital media is time consuming!  My foot has recovered from the "duh-hrain" incident. I have posted a bunch of photos on Webshots.  I have tried to include a bit of narrative in the photo titles.

Duh-hrain!

I am up  and about after a serious highland adventure. The going was a bit more rough than expected.  I managed to get to 50 miles and that required an extraordinary support crew and enduring quite a bit of pain.

Duh-hrain!

I am up  and about after a serious highland adventure. The going was a bit more rough than expected.  I managed to get to 50 miles and that required an extraordinary support crew and enduring quite a bit of pain.

30 Hours Til The Start

I am tapping away from a coffee shop in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The West Highland Way Race (Slog) begins at 1AM Saturday morning. That is 5PM Friday (California) or 8PM Friday (New York). I think I am ready after an exhaustive

30 Hours Til The Start

I am tapping away from a coffee shop in Edinburgh, Scotland.  The West Highland Way Race (Slog) begins at 1AM Saturday morning. That is 5PM Friday (California) or 8PM Friday (New York). I think I am ready after an exhaustive

Beverage Discoveries

I enjoy spiru-tein shakes in the morning and was considering using them for the WHW but figured it would be better to have them ready-made.  I ordered two cases of the pre-fab canned version from the company and tried one

Beverage Discoveries

I enjoy spiru-tein shakes in the morning and was considering using them for the WHW but figured it would be better to have them ready-made.  I ordered two cases of the pre-fab canned version from the company and tried one

Under 30 Days!

I did a 20 miler on Saturday and then hiked up to see the mountain play on Sunday. Now, it is time to tackle a lot of logistics and a ridiculous packing list all for a long run.

Under 30 Days!

I did a 20 miler on Saturday and then hiked up to see the mountain play on Sunday. Now, it is time to tackle a lot of logistics and a ridiculous packing list all for a long run.

25k/50k ~Approximately

It is an adrenaline fueled Monday, and only that adrenaline is keeping from finding some nice sofa to recline upon. I completed another epic back-to-back: shuffling 14-15 or so on Saturday evening and then backing that up with a 31

25k/50k ~Approximately

It is an adrenaline fueled Monday, and only that adrenaline is keeping from finding some nice sofa to recline upon. I completed another epic back-to-back: shuffling 14-15 or so on Saturday evening and then backing that up with a 31

It’s Official

I was accepted into the West Highland Way Race. Entry number 100 (I hope that is a good sign!) Hmmm, I guess that means this is for real [gasp].

It’s Official

I was accepted into the West Highland Way Race. Entry number 100 (I hope that is a good sign!) Hmmm, I guess that means this is for real [gasp].