CSU Fullerton Study

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We are excited to work with two researchers from CSU Fullerton on their study of the impact of creatine  on endurance running performance.  The study will be held at our two upcoming events in September, the Flagstaff Endurance Runs on September 14 and the Javelina Jangover Night Runs on September 21.  We encourage all runners planning to attend these events to consider participating in the study. What is involved in the study? There are two parts to participating in the study. …

Mesmerized at the Hypnosis Night Runs

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The Estrella Mountains stand as looming giants south of Phoenix, the rugged peaks jutting high in the sky.  nestled below the majestic giants are the single track trails located in the Estrella Mountain Regional Park, not as daunting but not to be underestimated.  Like the rest of the night series, the temperatures were warm but manageable as the sun sunk in the sky.  Runners who had participated in Sinister, Adrenaline, and Vertigo had an idea of what lay ahead.  With options …

Hypnosis Race Report by John Kruelle

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I’ll start by saying there were two things I failed to execute on this run…  I needed two water bottles (only had one) and needed to fuel at a higher level, in spite of a good finish.   PRE-RACE All week the monsoon effects were drying out and temps were looking favorable for better conditions than Vertigo two weeks prior.  Check; great.  This holds up to be true.  The start temp is lower and the air is drier.  Compared to …

White Tank Mountain Regional Park Master Plan

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I was asked at the beginning of the year to be a part of the White Tank Mountain Regional Park Stakeholder Advisory Group. A group of 4 was selected and our task was to help represent avid park users to provide feedback to Maricopa County Parks and Recreation staff (specifically Leigh Johnson, park planner and Raymond Schell, park supervisor) about improvements to the park master plan. The current master plan for White Tank Mountain Regional Park was written back in …

Vertigo 10k Report by Chad Palmer

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I had two completely different experiences between running the Adrenaline middle distance race and the Vertigo shorter distance 10K race. At Adrenaline, I felt great through the first 8 miles, not so great at miles 10-12, and then ended up jog walking miles 12 through 16 due to stomach cramps, dizziness, and exhaustion. The only thing that worked for me was consuming ice cold water. After I finished, drank a ton, and drove home I felt so much better. I …