Final day of 2008 GORE-TEX TransRockies Run

Martin and I are ready to race. The legs are strong, our toughness grooves cut, our race strategy intact, the […]

By on August 30, 2008 | 1 comment

Martin and I are ready to race. The legs are strong, our toughness grooves cut, our race strategy intact, the cameras are left at home. It’s race time!

We’ve placed higher almost every stage and have marched up the overall standings. Can we finish top 5 today? Can we move up one spot in the overall standings today? I sure hope so! Keep those fingers crossed for a couple more hours. This post brought to you by the iRunFar Trailside posting system.

Bryon Powell

Bryon Powell is the Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar. He’s been writing about trail running, ultrarunning, and running gear for 15 years. Aside from iRunFar, he’s authored the books Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running, been a contributing editor at Trail Runner magazine, written for publications including Outside, Sierra, and Running Times, and coached ultrarunners of all abilities. Based in Silverton, Colorado, Bryon is an avid trail runner and ultrarunner who competes in events from the Hardrock 100 Mile just out his front door to races long and short around the world, that is, when he’s not fly fishing or tending to his garden.