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Help Determine the Future of Cuyamaca State Park

If you are unfamiliar with Cuyamaca Rancho State Park I want you to stop whatever you are doing (after you finish this sentence), get away from your computer, drive 45 minutes east of San Diego and immerse yourself in the beautiful mountains, lakes, meadows, streams, campgrounds and trails that we have right in our own [...]

By | September 14th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

9 Peaks Traverse: San Bernardino Peak Divide Trail

This weekend I joined four friends to take on the 9 Peak Traverse, or the San Bernardino Traverse, through the San Bernardino National Forest. The 27+ mile route has between 8,000 and 9,000 feet of climbing and is generally done as a multi-day hike. If your fitness allows it you can knock it out in [...]

By | September 11th, 2012|Blog|4 Comments

The 2012 Thank You Run Raises the Bar

I'm very excited to have been brought on as the Race Director the the 3rd annual Thank You Run in 4S Ranch (Black Mtn area of San Diego). This event benefits two great non-profit organizations Helen's Closet, providing comfort equipment to terminally ill patients with ALS, and the 4S Ranch-Del Sur Community Foundation. The event offers a [...]

By | September 11th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

8,000 Meter Challenge: The SoCal Triple Crown

This past Saturday I joined a few friends to make an attempt at the 8,000 Meter Challenge, or the Triple Crown. The goal is to summit Mt. Baldy (Mt. San Antonio), Mt. San Gorgonio, and Mt. San Jacinto in a single day. The total distance on trails comes to just under 42 miles and just under 14,000 ft of climbing.

By | July 31st, 2012|Blog|1 Comment

Weekend of Grassroots Events

This weekend was a perfect example of some of what I love about endurance sports. While huge, corporate races with thousands ortens of thousands of people can be fun, I much prefer smaller, grassroots style events that have a strong community feel to them. Events with a few dozen to a few hundred people draw [...]

By | July 9th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

SoCal Wine Country Women’s Half and 5K – Recap

Well it's been a week and I finally have a few minutes to jot down a few thoughts about the running of Off Road Pursuits's first race and the inaugural SoCal Wine Country Women's Half Marathon and 5K. In addition to keeping you updated on future events, my personal "off road pursuits," and the random [...]

By | July 1st, 2012|Blog|7 Comments

Welcome to the Off Road Pursuits Blog

Welcome to the Off Road Pursuits Blog! This is where you will find information about what's going on behind the scenes at ORP, information about upcoming events, things going on in the endurance and trail community, and just a general collection of off road goodies. The goal is to keep the Off Road Pursuits family [...]

By | June 13th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Welcome to the Off Road Pursuits Blog

Lake Hodges Trail Fest – 50K, 15K, 5K, and Kid’s Run

The Lake Hodges Trail Fest is an event that will have something for everyone, from the endurance crazed to the kids, we’ve got a distance for you. The Lake Hodges 50K is ideal for all the distance junkies from those wanting to test their first Ultramarathon to those wanting to see just how fast they can go [...]

By | June 13th, 2012|Events|3 Comments

SoCal Wine Country Women’s Half and 5K

The SoCal Wine Country Women’s Half Marathon and 5K is returning for the 3rd year as Southern California's premier trail event for women! Come join us for a celebration of running, trails, competition and friendship as you explore this challenging course. Whether this is your first half marathon or you’re a trail running veteran, the SoCal Wine Country Half Marathon [...]

By | June 5th, 2012|Events|0 Comments