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Chris’ Cactus Rose recap

Sat morning was gorgeous. My car thermostat was showing 41 degrees when I got to Crossroads around 745a. The sunrise was incredible. Felt weird wearing a jacket. – While Sat morning was gorgeous…Saturday afternoon was plain hot. The high may have only hit 80 but the sun was very intense...

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The Cactus Kid reaches a milestone. 500 miles at Cactus Rose.

Our “Sweet Chris” reaches his 500 mile goal at the Cactus Rose 100 on October 26.  A quest that began in 2008. Congratulations Chris! ” I have often said over the years that while a 100 can be very empowering, paradoxically, it is very humbling because of how physically and mentally...

Rockhoppers Shine at the Cactus Rose 50, 100,  and 100 mile relay! 0

Rockhoppers Shine at the Cactus Rose 50, 100, and 100 mile relay!

WOW!!!!  Rockhoppers dominated with so many strong finishes and first timers completing their race.  As far as I know everyone finished?  If not, come back and get it next year!  In the 100, we had 3 out of the top 10.  In the 50, we had 5 out of the...

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Cactus Rose 50mile – 2011

There were so many incredible accomplishments this past weekend at the Cactus Rose 50 mile trail run. I am not the least bit saddened that my effort was perhaps the least interesting of the many incredible stories I heard. I will start with my own efforts and results however, while...