Marshall Ulrich – “Triple Crown” Ultra Athlete

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Marshall Ulrich has a new title as he is the first person to complete the "Triple Crown of Extreme Sports" – ultra running, adventure racing and mountaineering. http://www.fortmorgantimes.com/Stories/0,1413,164~8318~2737467,00.html At 53 years old, he is about to complete the "seven summits", climbing the highest peak on all seven continents. He has … Read More

Karnazes is No Mere Mortal

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Many of us know the exploits of Dean Karnazes. Here’s an article in Time Magazine’s on-line edition about him training to run 300 miles non-stop and his new book Ultramarathon Man to be published next month. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1029875-1,00.html There is even a reference that women make better ultra runners. Hmmm, what … Read More

Race up Kilimanjaro!

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Here is somethng cool, a race up Kilimanjaro: http://www.dailycamera.com/bdc/our_town/article/0,1713,BDC_2518_3553404,00.html I came across this and know how some of you just love challenges and running up hills. This race is being organized by Pemba Sherpa, a member of Boulder’s running group, Boulder Trail Runners. In July, 30 runners will participate in … Read More

Na Ala Hele Oahu Advisory Council – Report #2

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Aloha Runners!  FYI, a brief summary of the meeting held 15 February 2005. 1.  Poamoho Trail access is still being negotiated between Dole and the State.  When signed, the public will have access directly to the trail head.  Per Aaron, this would be a "killer" location for a trail run! … Read More

Western States and Snow Pack

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For the runners headed to Western States this year–it looks like it could be a snow year. The following link http://www.dclundell.net/running/ws100-snow-conditions/ supplied by Don Charles Lundell shows that the snow pack is at 105% as of February 7th at Squaw Valley. Good Training!!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

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The Oahu Na Ala Hele Trails and Access program and the Hawaii Nature Center are asking volunteers to come and help on the Makiki Watershed Awareness Initiative, or MAKIKI WAI project. Post HURT 100, on Saturday, January 22nd, 5 HURT runners replanted seven ala He’e trees plus weeded and restored … Read More

Na Ala Hele Trail Advisory Council Meeting

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For anyone Interested: NA ALA HELE TRAIL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING Tuesday, 15 February 2005Makiki Baseyard Conference room4-5:30PM Meeting is open to public.Partial Agenda includes:          1.  Poamoho trail access status         2.  Manoa Falls parking agreement         3.  Trail maintenance report         4.  Wahiawa Hills … Read More

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