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Andy Pearson, Mogollon Monster, 2016

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ANDY PEARSON Melia Coury: I’m Melia Coury here with Aravaipa Running, standing here next to Andy Pearson who just won our 2016 Mogollon Monster. Andy Pearson: I did. Melia: Congratulations. Andy: Thank you. M: And you kind of lead it out from the gate. How was that? A: I ran it in the inaugural year in 2012 so I came in knowing what the course was like and it was an advantage to be able to visualize all parts of …

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Veronica Rudolphi, Mogollon Monster, 2016

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VERONICA (RONI) RUDOLPHI Melia Coury: I’m Melia Coury here with Aravaipa Running and Roni Rudolphi and you just won our Mogollon Monster 2016 100 miler, and this was your first 100 miler along with setting a course record here by like 4 hours! How are you feeling right now? Roni Rudolphi: Pretty happy, very satisfied. Melia: What was it like for you out on the trails yesterday and this morning? Roni: Beautiful, really hard. Yeah I just felt really lucky …

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Bill Dittman, Mogollon Monster, 2016

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BILL DITTMAN Melia Coury: I’m Melia Coury herewith Aravaipa Running and Bill Dittman who just placed second at out 2016 Mogollon Monster. Congratulations. Bill Dittman: Thank you. Melia: So tell me a little about your journey throughout the day. There was a little point where you got lost and then rallied at the end. Bill: Yeah, I got lost about miles 20 thorugh 40 I was hitting a little bit of a slow patch. It was hot out so I …

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James Bonnett, Mogollon Monster, 2016

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JAMES BONNETT Melia Coury: I’m Melia here with Aravaipa Running and James Bonnett, and you just placed 3rd at the Mogllon Monster 2016. Congrats. James Bonnett: Thanks. Melia: So what was it about this race that made you want to do it? James: Just getting a Hardrock qualifier, that’s about it. M: So what was your training like leading up to the race? J: Ah, my training. There wasn’t much training leading up to this run. I did a 30 …

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Susan Kramer, Mogollon Monster, 2016

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SUSAN KRAMER Melia Coury: I’m Melia Coury here with Aravaipa Running interviewing Susan Kramer who just placed second at the 2016 Mogollon Monster, congratulations. Susan Kramer: Thank you, thank you. Melia: How was the run for you out there? Susan: It was tough. It’s not a course for the faint at heart. It’s a good course if you like a challenge. M: And this isn’t your fist time, what keeps you coming back? S: Ah well, actually I wasn’t going …

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Fred Roberts, Mogollon Monster, 2016 3rd Finish

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FRED ROBERTS Melia Coury: I’m Melia Coury here with Aravaipa Running and Fred Roberts and you just finished your 3rd Mogollon Monster, congratulations! Fred Roberts: Thank you. M: You actually hold the most finishes. F: I know it kind of puts some pressure on me to keep running. Which I think I will do. M: What is it about this race that keeps you coming back each year? F: You know a lot of races you have a good chance …

Mogollon Monster 2016 Race Recap

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Ultra Running Family Mogollon Monster is a race for the (ultra) family. The ultra community finds its strong foundation from the hearts and soles (feet variety) of each runner, volunteer, radio personal, pacer and even those following the story from twitter posts, that never seem to come fast enough. It is not often anymore that we are able to find a race that embodies so much of what we love about the ‘classic’ races of yesteryear. These races have a few …

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Javelina Jangover Race Recap 2016

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Get Jungover Last night was filled with crop tops, pizza, beer, the first of two trail parties this season and oh some night running. The Javelina Jangover Night Runs is the prequel to the much larger trail running party in the desert Javelina Jundred (coming to Fountain Hills, AZ this October 29th-30th). It was a perfect night to spend some time on the Pemberton Trail in McDowell Mountain Regional Park. The crop top game was strong in all of our race distances last …

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Javelina Jangover Night Run 2016 Race Preview

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Javelina Jangover has always felt like the gateway race into our fall racing season. It sits on the edge of the scorching desert heat months and you definitely still want to be prepared for warm temperatures throughout the night. Javelina Jangover is held during a full moon and has changed dates each year to accommodate the lunar schedule. This race is held in the McDowell Mountain Regional Park. The trail for the 75K, 50K and 25K will be on the …