Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Another Open Spot on a Relay Team - For FREE!

If you're interested in The Relay, email scott, then dot, then susie, and of course that's at gene with another dot then com.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Want to Run the Relay? Join Tramps Like Us

Elyse Stratton and Keith Watson need a runner for their Relay Team. If you're thinking of running The Relay, you probably have a lot of options right about now. You should run with Keith and Elyse's team because a) it's a Genentech team, meaning it's awesome, and b) you get a cool T-shirt for free:

If you're interested, email them at and

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

You Should Get Your Running Gear at TranSports

TranSports continues to prove itself the most awesome running store, ever. The service and expertise are beyond fantastic. I just bought a pair of shoes there and after they filmed my stride in several pairs, I settled on some Asics. Because of their consistent excellence I plug them whenever I can.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Pictures from the Trail in Briones

My pal Tom, guitarist of the one and only god-king of metal Crysknife, kindly helped me with the beer stop on my easy, flat, seasonably mild trail yesterday in Briones and took lots of damn good photos too. You really should see them. Some of my favorites:

Thursday, April 16, 2009

New Information: What To Do If You See A Mountain Lion

A study reported in the Sacramento Bee suggests that running is appropriate in some circumstances. 'Oze guys, 'ey bitem.

Saturday, April 11, 2009

CrossFit: Get Ready to Get Served

If Tom C wasn't my friend I would be concerned for my health and well-being. Witness as those who dare enter the CrossFit competition are about to be crushed and extruded like so much goose waste by the Tom C. Hyperbole, you say? Just watch. Warning: video contains metal.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Drink Hoptimus Prime Beer

This is why I'm posting this here:

a) I probably drink the majority of my beer outside, during outdoor activities.
b) This blog is dedicated to things I enjoy for their own sake, in and of themselves.
c) Even though this is a West Coast outdoors blog I am from Pennsylvania.
d) Transformers are cool.

Therefore, drink Hoptimus Prime Beer.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Someone is Shooting Condors in Ventana

Why would someone do this? Really makes me angry. If you're hiking in the open sections of Ventana, keep your eyes open.