Submitted by admin on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:57
This is my first official blog about running my first 100-mile race. Although I have been doing ultra-trail races since September of 2013. None has been longer than the 100K, about 62 miles, which I completed with my daughter, Nichole Ortega, in February of 2016 at the Black Canyon Ultras. So let me start by saying I am doing the Javelina Jundred on October 29-30 of 2106. Excuse the spelling of Jundred. It’s how Aravaipa spells it for this particular race. Probably should look into that. Well long story short, I really never thought I would attempt a Trail 100 miler. But something s
Submitted by admin on Sun, 11/15/2015 - 08:39
Submitted by admin on Mon, 11/03/2014 - 18:48
The Grand Canyon Pushes Back
I’m writing this last post with a little intrepidation. I want to be accurate and at the same time encouraging. I want runners, hikers and anyone intrigued by the majestic beauty of the Grand Canyon to have the same amazing experience that I did; which means I want you to be prepared! Do your homework, talk, ask questions and if it’s for you, seek professional guidance. I promise, after only one trip for me, it will be worth it for you as well. I can’t wait to get back!