Training and Racing in Texas – 2017

Training and racing in Texas, specifically the Dallas area, has its advantages and disadvantages. A few plusses and minuses include the heat, humidity, lack of altitude and overall flatness of the terrain. The main advantage is that the weather is pretty much tolerable year-long, which makes it possible to essentially run year-round. On the flip … More Training and Racing in Texas – 2017

Cactus to Cloud 50K

Let’s start off with a little background. Cactus to Cloud 50K is a point to point ultra endurance race that starts at Oliver Lee State Park and finishes in the beautiful town of Cloudcroft, New Mexico. The race has almost 9,000 feet of vertical gain and climbs from a starting altitude of 4,400 feet all the way … More Cactus to Cloud 50K

Brazos Bend 25K

Pre-race photo with some of Team TROT and Race Director’s Rob and Rachen Goyen (All Photo Credits Go To: Trail Racing Over Texas / Myke Hermsmeyer) It has been a while since I’ve posted a blog here, so here it goes. Last weekend I made the trip from Dallas down to Brazos Bend State Park … More Brazos Bend 25K