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The Redefinition of Running: Juneau Style

...avoided the steepest trails. I was a trail runner, not a hiker. I saved the best a mediocre place to be a trail runner. There are, after all, only...fact a pretty decent place to be a trail runner.Fast forward nearly a decade...
A Favorite Trail for Every Situation

...nice, sunny, summertime days (I promise, these do exist. Remember 2013?) when I have endless time. As a Juneau trail runner, these are the days when I have several favorite runs. Often the hardest part is choosing which one to tackle. Whether...
Photo: Ultra running

...Ptarmigan Glacier and Lemon Creek Glacier on Saturday. Ultra distance running has become the fastest growing sport world wide according to various publications including Runners World, Trail Runner, Running Times and Ultrarunning Magazine.
Pure Sole: Random gravity check

...protruding trail root or rock, the icy patch under the slush, the rogue dog eager to sniff your Montrail FluidFlex Trail runners - my good running buddy calls it a "random gravity check.""No worries," the 100-mile runner says. "Just...
Walk in the park now a race along its ridge

...Denali State Park's challenging mountain paths that is described by race officials as "not a course for beginning trail runners."Compton completed the inaugural Kesugi run last year in six hours, 35 minutes and 53 seconds, finishing third...
Glenn Bruce Frick

...downplayed his achievements by highlighting humorous mishaps and successes of his many protégées. He left fellow trail runners wondering if he was joking or serious, and asking themselves how can a guy twenty years older than us run so hard...
Treading better on ditch trail

Runners and bikers are about to smooth out the Treadwell Ditch Trail.
Bear charges jogger twice on city trail

...the area this past week. "I didn't hear or see anything," Hancock said of the bear that charged him. An avid trail runner, Hancock left his home near Service High School for a routine run through the park when he startled the bruin in the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive be in touch with your body. It's a different type of running, lots of canyons.'' The Western States is to trail runners what the Super Bowl is to football players. ``For the majority of ultrarunners, their main goal is to do the Western...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...don't forget bears frequent these trails (runners can bring noisemakers, but no...get lost.'' Foley said local trail runners like Paul Pusich and his brother...Ketchikan, to keep some of the trail runners like Glenn from really knowing...


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