All posts by Willie McBride

Willie McBride

is an avid hiker, climber, and trail/ultramarathon runner who now resides in Portland, Oregon. He owns and runs Animal Athletics, a personal/group training and coaching business, with friend and fellow ultrarunner Yassine Diboun. The two provide services to aspiring outdoor athletes and people of all abilities in the Portland area and beyond. You can enjoy more of his writing and photos on his blog and Animal Athletics' blog.

Yosemite-To-Tahoe Fastpacking Trip Report
Yosemite-To-Tahoe Fastpacking Trip Report
on December 22
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Willie McBride narrates he and Jeff Boggess’s fastpacking trip between California’s Yosemite Valley and Lake Tahoe in the summer of 2014.


The Foothills, Part I
The Foothills, Part I
on March 27
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A fiction story about trail running.


Things Done Changed
Things Done Changed
on October 7
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A story centered around a trip by three friends to run the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim.


Wonderful Past All Understanding
Wonderful Past All Understanding
on October 16
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Willie McBride philosophizes on how ultrarunners stay connected with their environment, their world, and each other.