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First Time Up Fire Trail

We record many ‘firsts’ during the initial weeks of an MVXC season, and the first time up Fire Trail is one of the big ones.  For new runners, the climb can feel like it is going on forever…and can lead

Week One In The Books

“An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply has not been there.  Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding.” ~Alberto Salazar Week One can always be a challenge–it’s

Desi Linden: Olympian (and friend of MVXC)

Here is a really nice article on Desiree Linden’s Olympic marathon.  Desi is an intense, intelligent competitor and a great athlete, she ran such a smart race at the Olympics.  Desi ended up in a  bad spot for much of