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Super excited!

Super excited to run the trails of Nor Cal! Did the grand circle trailfest and looking forward to this new adventure!

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Jill Hansen
Trailfest Participant

Ran this in 2017 and 2018. Very well ran, thank you. Aid stations were very good! Grafton mesa marking was much better this year. I have mixed feelings on the cemetery decent and climb missing, that detail likely helped my overall time but was looking forward to that challenge. Although during the race I was like thank God I'm hanging a left here and not a right down that switch back. Found myself questioning the direction of the path several times, however I expected that and am OK with that. I did not catch the name of the person that did most of the talking at the pre run meeting and did the MC at the finish line this year. Maybe I caught he was the race director. Any way, I was impressed with him. Great character and professionalism with genuine concern for the runners. Such a good race. Next year I will do another VR event.

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Jeff Lewman
Zion Ultras 100 Mile Runner

When can I sign up for the next one??? :D

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Cristal Porter
Yosemite Half Marathon Runner

Favorite Race

This wasn't my best race -- not by a long shot. But it was my favorite.

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Unknown
Zion Half Marathon Runner

Hardest 50k I've done.

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Justin Pollert
Bryce Canyon Ultras Runner

Woohoo! We’re coming back for more, with more next year. (Let us know when 2018 registration opens). LP planners/coordinators are awesome, thank you!

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Smallnavajo Harrison
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

I was recently featured on the Boldly Went podcast sharing the story of running my first 100-miler at Bryce (mine is the second story). I look forward to returning to Bryce for a do-over, but I also wouldn't change my first experience for anything. Thanks!

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Ellen Bayer
Bryce Ultras 100 Participant

Can confirm, as a 2016 finisher of the Caldera Triple. Lifechanging great experience. See you in 2019 at Zion and Glacier! <3

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Casey J.
Yellowstone & Grand Teton Runner

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