Category Archives: Race Guidance

Training Log Prior to 2019 Bridger Ridge Run

Here is my training log from beginning of June through race day. Typical week is about 15 to 30 miles of running. Some weeks included some mountain biking of 15 miles or so. 2019 Goal: Small Town Montana Race Tour … Continue reading

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2019 Ridge Run Recap and Race Fueling Details

2019 brought much more typical conditions compared to last year’s challenges of being the hottest day of the year combined with smoke. The 2019 Ridge Run greeted runners with mild temperatures, clear skies and calm winds. The day before the … Continue reading

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How to Run a 3 hour Marathon, a Just Enough Training Approach

Running a Marathon under 3 hours is a very respectable goal. As a benchmark, it indicates that as a runner you have at least a little talent and enough dedication to training and hard work to bring that talent out. … Continue reading

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Update April 2014

Trail Conditions It has been a long winter – great for skiers, but not so great for trail running. If you are heading up Baldy from the M, the snow pack begins just above the top of the M. It … Continue reading

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Knowing what Works – Details of my 2013 Race Kit

After doing the Ridge Run more than a few times (17), I’ve got enough experience to know what works for me and what doesn’t. In 2013, I had zero problems with shoes, clothing, fuel, gear etc. The intention of doing … Continue reading

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August 5 Update – Less than a Week to Race Day

With less than a week until race day, the start list is still in flux with some last minute cancelations. If you are registered, but do not plan on participating, please inform the registration people. Just respond to your wave … Continue reading

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Bridger Ridge Run Course Changes

2013 marks the first year since the first Ridge Run in 1985 that the Ridge Run will start in a different location. It took someone to jog my memory that David (the race director of the Ridge Run) warned everyone … Continue reading

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