Summer Trail Series 2019 Standings

Standings after Race #3

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Chattanooga 100 Miler and 10,000 feet of Climbing D Yon 04-2020

Compared to the marathon, relatively few individuals start and finish a race of 100 miles or more. Obviously, the distance is far greater than the marathon (26.219 miles) but that is only part of it. Most often, it means running through the night without sleep. Little...

A Long Race Running from the Virus D Yon 04-2020

March 7, 2020, was the last weekend of racing in Tallahassee. I ran the Shamrock Scurry 5K that weekend. Two weeks later, Rachel and Zack Scharlepp, directors of the Springtime Tallahassee races, were told there would be no race on March 28. Only a few days after that...

Running Streak Interrupted DY Democrat 04-01-20

It is as simple as this – a runner must run, and so too a coach must coach. We just never anticipated something like COVID-19 lurking in the shadows ready to poison anyone who gets too close. For the runner who wants to get faster, there are weekly intervals at...

O’Kelley and Allen Win at the Flash H. Wills Feb 2020

Just in case you were wracking your brain, trying to remember whathappened at the Flash: "Chris O'Kelley and Jamila Allen dazzle the competition at the Flash 12K"https://troubleafoot.blogspot.com/2020/02/flash-2020.html And here are some photos of the 12K as well as...

Trevor Sununu and Erika Huerta Win Shamrock Scurry H Wills 2020

Up in Killearn Estates, the Shamrock Scurry has been around since1981. That's long enough for some fast runners to have recorded somefast times over the years--Jeff Wentworth's 14:35 in 1985, and SineadEvans 16:44 in 2004. The latest chapter in the Scurry's saga,...

Buck Lake Trail Run Herb Wills 02-2020

Currently there are two annual 5K races at the JR Alford Greenway, theBobcat 5K and the Bluebird 5K. Both cross-country events are contestedon the same course, but being six months apart, they are nearly asdifferent as cats and birds. The Bobcat 5K, run in late...

How They Train By Gary Griffin: Alyssa Moore February 2020

Age 25 Did you compete in high school cross country or track? Yes, I ran at Floyd Central High School in Floyd Knobs, Indiana. Did you compete in college cross country or track? Yes, I competed for the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana. How many...

View from the top – Possibilities 02-2020

Possibilities. The run this morning was a wet one. Not raining, not dry, but cool and damp and humid, and while not so cold, we could see our steamy breath in the dim shine of our headlamps. Sounds are muffled on mornings like this as we ghost along on silent...

A Night for Smiles – Awards 2019

It was indeed a night for smiles and a chance to say thank you to a lot of people for their hard work on behalf of the Gulf Winds Track Club and the Tallahassee running community.  There is so much effort and knowledge that goes into a year of planning, preparing and...

Roll another year over, but what about the decade? D Yon 01-2020

Sometimes I get confused.  Ok, often I am confused.  On January 1, 2020, I began my 38th year of running, including somewhere around 75,000 miles (maybe more).   What I do not understand, however, is whether December 31, 2019, was the last day of the decade referred...