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Montrail Gears Up for the 2012 Western States 100 Weekend Events

“It’s the sport’s yearly crowning event, and it’s arguably the best day in sport — for a variety of reasons. There’s no admission, no parking charges, no assigned seating, no parimutuel betting. And it’s as compelling as any horse race, … Continue reading

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Dakota & Joelle Break Course Records at Lake Sonoma 50

250 runners entered this year’s Lake Sonoma 50. In muddy conditions with 12+ ‘stream’ crossings (some waist deep!) Dakota Jones and Joelle Vaught conquered all. Dakota placed 1st with a Course Record by 50 minutes, 6h17min. Joelle Vaught also placed … Continue reading

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Tour du Mont Blanc – Fin

Fin – Monday evening we transfered to the small town of Chatel and closer to the start of Le Tour in Morzine the next day. The mood was a little lighter Monday evening. The five of us, Topher and photographers … Continue reading

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Tour du Mont Blanc – Day 3

Day 3 – Ok, last day, felt good. Started out the day in a beautiful spot, amazing Swiss Breakfast, and sunrise over the mountains. Does it get any better than this?  I felt for Erin this morning. Today is a … Continue reading

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Tour du Mont Blanc – Day 2

Day 2 – Stiff but not sore. Amazing. Thought for sure after that decent yesterday I would be. We got outta Dodge, I mean Courmayer, around 8:30 after another amazing meal. Everything is so authentic here, well duh right.  Toph … Continue reading

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Tour du Mont Blanc – Day 1

Day 1 – Knowing how capable and tough Topher is I still thought he was crazy when I heard his plan was to arrive in Chamonix at 11pm the night before we were to start our adventure. The crew picked … Continue reading

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Tour du Mont Blanc – Prologue

Prologue – In true European tour form, our first full day in the Alps today (Friday) was a kind of prologue day.  After sleeping late to acclimate to the new time zone Erin, Brian, Leslie, and I took the tram … Continue reading

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Training with Topher

Wow, guess where I am. It’s stunningly beautiful beyond your(my) imagination. I’m surrounded by grand mountains, quaint chalets and an absurdly amazing trail network that surpasses just about everything I have ever seen. If you’ve every been to Chamonix, France … Continue reading

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