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May 10, 2018

The race bib that I wore at the start was taken from me all the way back at Yentna, 40 miles into the race.  900 miles later, we were in White Mountain, reunited with that bib and set to take off just after mid day for our final 80 miles.  The sky was clear and wind wa...

May 9, 2018

The sky opened up for us on our run from Koyuk to Elim, for the first time in what felt like the whole race. Literally, it had been cloudy and snowy for nine days, and as we began to climb the mountain ten miles outside of Koyuk, the clouds parted.  It was amazing to s...

May 1, 2018

The run from Unalakleet to Shaktoolik really put the finish line within reach. We did still have a couple hundred miles between us and the burled arch, and it was not about to be a flat coastal trip.  The Blueberry hills ran on this stretch, it’s a name I’ve heard talk...

April 23, 2018

The run from Kaltag to Unalakaleet was about 80 miles, naturally broken up into two equal halves with a nice break at Old Woman Cabin.  We left Kaltag in the late morning, which inevitably put us on the trail during the heat of the day.  It was nice to be off the river...

April 22, 2018

We made camp before mid day, for our second break on the Yukon River. We did two 40 mile runs to get there, in soft slow and fresh trail, and we still had one last 40 mile stretch before we would be off the river and on the portage to the Bering Sea.  Anja Radano and h...

April 16, 2018

We pulled out of Shageluk in the early morning hours, and spilled onto a river where we found hard fast trail for the first time in what felt like forever.  The mighty Yukon River was just up ahead and there was a slow but steady head wind that caused me to stop and pu...

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