Category Archives: San Juan Solistice 50 Mile

Turkey Trotting

by admin on November 28, 2008

This holiday found Brother Samsonite in Windham, NH, with family from Mama Samsonite’s side of the family. He’s gone there for all 3 of his West Point Thanksgivings, and he loves hanging out with his younger cousins. This year he talked 2 of his favorites into running a Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot of sorts. They […]

40 Down, 10 To Go…

by admin on June 21, 2008

Mav made the Slumgullion Aid Station with 20 minutes to spare! Earlier he had the race crew radio down that he was coming, just slowly. We were all worried that something had happened, like a fall or an injury. When he came into the aid station he was tired and having quad troubles, plus a […]

15.7 Down, 34.3 To Go…

by admin on June 21, 2008

  Mav made the first aid station on Williams Creek around 9:30. He had 7 water crossings, with ropes to keep from being swept into Williams Creek. He was delayed at several of the crossings as people had to line up and go one-at-a-time. He also had to cross a deep field of snow. Coming […]