Race Report: Rain-Drenched Muddy Santa Monica 18k

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As if getting soaked during the Spartan Race wasn’t enough, Pacific Coast Trail Runs, @pctr, had many Spartans joining them for their Santa Monica 9k, 18k, 30k, and 50k run on November 20, 2011 at Point Mugu State Park. ┬áIt was a good thing, too, because a Spartan attitude was …

Trail Report: Purisima Creek Redwoods (Bay Area)

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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 …