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San Diego Run to Help Boston

Recently I was contacted by a local runner that is originally from the Boston area. She's currently putting together what looks like it will be a great run to raise money for the Boston Bombing victim fund. The best part is even if you aren't able to run you can come to the finish at New English [...]

By |2013-05-08T09:13:51+00:00May 8th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Skinfit Vento Light Hooded Jacket Review

This is a review of one of Skinfit's newest pieces of gear. I really think it's a great addition and wanted to give everyone a look at it and a few thoughts. Below the video is my written out review in case you'd rather not stare at me for almost 5 minutes or the man [...]

By |2013-04-16T07:52:57+00:00April 15th, 2013|Blog|2 Comments

Cowles Mtn Hiking Alternatives During Closure

The following is a guest post from Off Road Pursuits Endurance Team member Toby Guillette. You can follow many of his incredible adventures on his website, EnduranceGuy.com! The Cowles Mountain trailhead at Golfcrest Drive and Najavo Road is closed through May so here are a few practical alternatives for accessible hikes in San Diego. Now get [...]

By |2013-03-26T07:57:46+00:00March 26th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

The Skyline Trail & Cactus to Clouds

This past Saturday I made my return to the Skyline Trail on Mount San Jacinto. This mountain and the small town of Idyllwild have quickly become one of my favorite places in Southern California over the past year. If you are unfamiliar with San Jacinto I highly recommend heading to Idyllwild for a short weekend [...]

By |2013-03-25T09:27:42+00:00March 25th, 2013|Blog|2 Comments

Running Through Pain

I wasn’t a runner growing up. I played soccer, a lot of soccer, and like many people who have only been exposed to running through team sports I hated it. Running was something you either had to get through as part of warmups or worse it was punishment for screwing up in practice or on [...]

By |2013-02-14T08:24:00+00:00February 14th, 2013|Blog|4 Comments

Santa Barbara Red Rock 50 Recap

During the four-hour ride home to San Diego after finishing the Santa Barbara Red Rock 50 this past weekend, Carrie joked with me “So, ya finished your first 50. But would any 50 do? Noooo, it had to be the hardest one you could find. What’s with you and always finding the hardest of these [...]

By |2012-11-28T12:53:00+00:00November 28th, 2012|Blog|5 Comments

2012 Lake Hodges Trail Fest Recap

Wow, what a day! This event has been something that I have had in my mind for a long time and spent the last 10+ months working towards making a reality. I am extremely excited for the way everything went, for how much better it can be in the future, and mostly for having added [...]

By |2012-10-31T08:56:25+00:00October 31st, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

Outdoor Outreach’s Reach the Peak Event Just Got Bigger!

As you may have guessed from past posts, emails, etc., I'm a huge fan of what Outdoor Outreach does for the youth of our community. I may have taken it for granted growing up in a rural environment surrounded by woods, ponds, and wildlife but now that I am older I cherish that experience and [...]

By |2012-10-02T12:38:27+00:00October 2nd, 2012|Blog|0 Comments