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Longs Peak Speed Record (Read 285 times)

    Hey all, just interviewed a friend of mine who broke the Longs Peak roundtrip speed record. I thought you trail runners would be interested in his account of the trip.

     

    You can find it here.

      Holy crap!  Chris's record was a big one that stood for a LONG LONG time and survived a LOT of assaults! 

       

      As someone who's run Longs many times, I can say 2:02 is freakin' balls out on that mountain...awesome!

        Andy did it again, this time by 4 minutes -- breaking the ascent record to. I got him to write about it on my blog.

          Awesome.  Thanks for sharing.

            Andy has had a good week. He just broke Kilian Journet's Grand Teton round trip record yesterday. We are going to do a write up and will have it up on the blog soon.

              Andy has had a good week. He just broke Kilian Journet's Grand Teton round trip record yesterday. We are going to do a write up and will have it up on the blog soon.

               Awesome, I wonder if this run was just as spontaneous as the last record.  It's one thing to have your best performance in a race against people you can see, trained and tapered for, but to just go out an kick some ass on the fly is frickin amazing!

                Dang!!  That's is absolutely awesome.

                Leslie
                Living and Running Behind the Redwood Curtain
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                2017 Schedule:

                Jan 8 - Clam Beach 8 3/4; Feb 18/19 - Hagg Lake 50k & 25k; Apr ?? - Mendocino 50k; May 7 - Ave of Giants HM; June 3 - Grasshopper Peak 30k (sweep duties); June 16/17 - Wild Rogue Relay; June ?? - Rim to Rim 50 (Chico, CA) OR Jul 8 - Mt. Hood 50 (lottery); Sept 23 & 24 - Mt. Lakes 100 (first 100 - Yikes!!)


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                   Awesome, I wonder if this run was just as spontaneous as the last record.  It's one thing to have your best performance in a race against people you can see, trained and tapered for, but to just go out an kick some ass on the fly is frickin amazing!

                   

                  All your questions answered here. Just got this up. Enjoy!