Race Report: Salt Lake City Marathon

On April 16, 2011 I ran the Salt Lake City, Utah marathon. I was both excited, and a little worried, about this particular race. Although I knew I could “easily” finish 26.2 miles, I didn’t know in what time – and this wasn’t my “A” race, it was merely a “training run with AID stations.” Fortunately, the course is mostly …

Trail Report: Angel Island

Angel Island, once known as the “Nellis Island” of the West Coast, sits just east of the famous island of Alcatraz. Used throughout the years for defense of the bay, an immigration station, and even as a great fishing spot by native Americans, today it is controlled by the park service, and the only access to the island is via …