DirtyTrailShoes : Scott Noack's Running Blog
This site contains Race Reports, Equipment Reviews and such all related to the support of even more rambling.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Monday, September 3, 2018
Race PostMortem : 2nd attempt at UTMB/OCC and request for advice
In 2016 I attempted OCC for the first time and made a couple of newbie mistakes that probably lead to my first DNF on this course:
- I arrived the night before the race and didn’t account for jet lag and elevation difference
- I treated race as a fun run and took many amazing pictures and video on course whilst not paying attending to cut off times
- I didn’t make the cutoff at Trient and was (very nicely) pulled off the course by the Sweeper Sisters.
Posted by Scott Noack at 2:43 PM 1 comment:
Monday, May 7, 2018
Race Report : Baldy Marathons - 04/28/2018
Baldy Marathons Madness
It all started months ago when a fast ultra runner friend of mine heard I was planning to do Barkleys Fall Classic and/or UTMB/OCC this year. Jake Dinardi said if you are really series about training for those then I know a race director that has put together a course with a fairly high ‘suffer index’. That conversation lead to friending the RD on FB, some messages exchanged and ultimately Aaron Sorensen added me to the ‘closed’ FB groups after I registered on ultra signup even tho technically the race was closed. Thanks Aaron … I thought at the time! Thus began my training for my first ‘off trail, self supported mountain orienteering’ race.
Posted by Scott Noack at 8:31 PM 10 comments:
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