Women’s Ultra Training Program – Dead Horse Ultras Recap

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It’s not a “program”- well, it is – but it’s more than that. The Aravaipa Women’s Ultra Training Program is a community of women who for the last year have come together to train, build friendships, and explore more of their potential through ultra-running. The past 5 days have been amazing and I can’t quite get over how both iterations of the training cycles have brought together such amazing people. We spent 5 days together (after 4 months of training) …

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Pass Mountain Trail Runs 2016

Melia Coury Race Report 2 Comments

Rays of light blew in with a cooling breeze making the desert air chilly in the early morning. The 50K runners worked their way to the start line and began just as the sun crept over the horizon. Truly poetic how their newest running journey began with the promise of a new day. The other runners experiencing the remaining distances would soon get to join. Singing Happy Birthday It just so happened that there were two runners celebrating their Birthdays …

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Travis Swaim, Pass Mountain 2016

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Travis Swaim Melia Coury: Hi, I’m Melia Coury here with Aravaipa Running and Travis Swaim. Travis Swaim: Hello. Melia: And you just set a new course record today at our 25K for Pass Mountain. Travis: Yeah it was pretty awesome. I heard it was held by Jamil so I had to gun for that one. He’s a legend so it’s fun to chase after him. M: Yeah…so you just signed up this morning is that correct? T: Yeah, I’ve been …

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CEO Recap from Jamil

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Wow, it’s already November. The evenings are getting dark early and mornings here in Phoenix have started to become (almost) chilly. That means one thing for us here at Aravaipa:  we are just wrapping up the Javelina Jundred . It’s hard to believe that this was my 9th year as Race Director of this amazing event which has grown into the 2nd largest 100 mile foot race in North America. I agreed to take over the race back in 2007 at the …

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Javelina Jundred 2016 Recap

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Jalloween Party It’s a running community reunion like no other. A sea of over 300 tents popped up at the Javelina Jeadquarters by Friday afternoon. The temporary city was alive with excitement for a weekend filled with running and cheer. Not to be forgotten are the costumes that could make you laugh and not intended to cause fear; for this ultra marathon race celebrates Jalloween. Who Wore It Best Since Javelina Jundred is always the weekend around Jalloween most runners …