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Across the Years Day 3 and 4 Update Dec 31, 2015 – New Years Eve!

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The live results page is experiencing some technical difficulties, so this update will just be some thoughts and anecdotes observed over the last couple days.  December 31st brings the largest number of runners on the course on any day of the race. The 72 Hour, 48 Hour, and 24 hour all finish simultaneously tomorrow morning, while the Six Day runners get to endure their 4th day of torture. Today there is much excitement in the air – running a race …

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Across the Years Day 2 Update – Dec 29-30, 2015

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Day 2 of a multi day tend to eat it’s competitors to the core, and if you make it through Day 2, you’re only going to get stronger. Day 2 has eaten it’s share of athletes, while others had quite a few spectacular performances down at Cambelback Ranch in Arizona. Ice cold nights didn’t stop Ed Ettinghausen from reaching 201 miles in 48 hours, nor Debra Horn from breaking the American 48 hours Road Record in the Women’s 55-59 age …

Across The Years – Day 1 – Dec 28-29, 2015 Update

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This first update is written 20 hours into Day 1; the race is still in its infancy, but I’ll provide a short update about various things going on during the first day and night. Day 1 Across the Years Photos at http://photos.aravaiparunning.com/p425842489 Aravaipa Running, Six Days to run! Live Results and placing at http://192.3.159.195:8080/ Short blurb on the Six Day, because I’m too cold to write about the 24, 48, and 72 hour right now, but see live results here …

2015 Across The Years Preview

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Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona will heat up next week as hundreds of runners will converge on the spring training baseball home of the Dodgers and White Sox.  This fixed-time multiday running event celebrates the New Year.  Each racer is free to walk, stop, eat, and sleep whenever they wish, but the clock is always running on these ultra pedestrians. 16 different races begin at 9am on Monday, December 28, 2015 with the 6 day runners starting simultaneously with the first …

Desert Solstice 2015 Updates – December 19-20, 2015

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  Ending:  Pete Kostelnick wins the 24 Hour with 163.5 miles (plus last lap distance) putting him 2nd in the world in 2015, and also Top 40 ALL-TIME in history (world) for 24 hours.  This was Pete’s first 24 Hour Race, and first race on a track. Bob Hearn finished 2nd with 149.13 miles, and also broke the 50-54 age group American Record previously held by Ed Ettinghausen which was 144.63.  Ed finished today’s 24 hour in 3rd place with 123.53 …

2015 Desert Solstice Preview

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Central High School’s track in Phoenix, Arizona will again make history on Saturday, December 19th.  Aravaipa Running is presenting the 5th edition of the Desert Solstice Track Invitational.  This year’s event features 21 of the best endurance athletes in the world chasing numerous national and world records at distances ranging from 20 kilometers to 24 hours.  Previous editions of this event have seen 26 national and 6 world records on this fast red 400 meter oval.  The weather forecast looks …