@PCTR Race: Woodside 50km Ultramarathon

Chas Race Reports, Trail Races, Ultramarathons 2 Comments

On March 26, 2011, Pacific Coast Trail Runs (@pctr) hosted the Woodside Trail Run, including distances from 10km to 50km. My best friend, Nat, joined me for her first ever Ultra-marathon, and she couldn’t have picked worse weather to attempt her first 50km (31.07mile) distance. The weather in San Francisco …

Trail Report: Purisima Creek Redwoods (Bay Area)

Chas Trail Reports, Training 0 Comments

View Larger Map A few days ago I went for a run in the Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve on the San Francisco Peninsula. My 14 mile loop was both a challenge, and beautiful, and followed the North Ridge, Harkins Ridge, Purisima Creek, Borden Hatch Mill, Grabtown Gulch, and …