|current calendar status.|
i didn't get in.
today was final permit day for the gorge waterfalls 100k!
i have to drop out.*
time to reconsider...everything.†
what we know:
i'm registered for the orcas island 25k on january 28, and the squamish 50-miler on august 19.
in between and wrapped around those two events is a whole lot of...nothing.
meanwhile, registration has opened for several races on my "plan b" list.
what's sold out? what's still available?? i don't know!
time to hammer together a schedule.
what we're currently considering:
fort ebey marathon — 2/25 (beautiful whidbey island course.)
chuckanut 50k — 3/18 (ack. sold out! i might still get in, tho.)
miwok 100k — 5/6 (lottery. western states qualifier.)
orcas island marathon — 5/13 (orcas island is one of my favorite places to run.)
smith rock ascent — 5/13 (new to me...i've heard great things.)
sun mountain 50k — 5/20 (my first 50k in 2014. one of my favorite ultras.)
western states training camp — 5/27-29 (the next-best thing to running western states?)
teanaway marathon — 6/3 (ran it this year. great venue.)
beacon rock 50k — 6/10 (like gorge, but on the WA side of the river.)
mccall trailrunning classic 40 mile — 7/15 (a good warm-up for squamish.)
and in their own category:
pine to palm 100m — 9/9 (western states qualifier. i've never run 100 miles.)‡
mountain lakes 100m — 9/23 (not a western states qualifier. i've never run 100 miles.)
javelina 100m — 10/28 (western states qualifier. i've never run 100 miles.)
yes, i'm aware some of these events are practically simultaneous. please refer to einstein's theory of general relativity to see how i will run all of them.***********
notes for feet:
* the family and i will be on a plane to hawaii that day.
† running calendar-related. i'm really not smart enough, nor do i have enough time, to contemplate everything.