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Aravaipa Trail Talk – Episode 014- Squirrel’s Nut Butter

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Making Anti-Chafing Cool: Squirrel’s Nut Butter The Aravaipa Running truck turned onto a peaceful street pulling to a stop in front of a charming home. Soon a bubbly black dog bounced into the front yard beckoning us to join him. This greeting from their dog Happie perfectly embodied the animal’s namesake. We traveled to their backyard, through the back gate onto a trail and wandered over to a fallen tree. The wind blowing through the pine trees accompanied by birds …

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2011 Cave Creek Thriller Report

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As the subtle glow of dawn appeared off to the west, runners bustled about the ramadas of the group picnic area; some checking in, others placing their drop bags along side the trail, and some catching some warmth of the umbrella heaters while chatting with friends.  The morning was cool, but not quite brisk, ensuring a warm day ahead.  At 7am, 41 runners headed out on their first loop of the 50 kilometer course led by Ian Torrence, Jay Danek, …

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2011 Cave Creek Thriller Preview

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    The 2nd annual Cave Creek Thriller will once again jump start the Desert Runner Trail Series.  The race is nearly a sell out, with over 190 runners currently registered.  Although the distances are the same as last year, the 30 Km and 50 Km courses have been changed up to include some of the other trails within the park. An out and back spur along the Jasper, Slate and Flume trails will take runners to the southern reaches …