First Race: Moanalua 6 Mile in the HURT Trail Series Saturday March 20
Fundraiser--Moanalua 6 Mile Trail Series Race Saturday March 20

Back to Running.....in California

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After a stressful 6 month sabbatical and binging a little I am now sober and back to running.  I have been in California since Dec. 26 wainting for my divorce to go through and started my running two weeks ago with a 7 mile trail run (1:45).  Then it struck me hard.....the fever broke and now it is time for some serious training and getting back into shape. I signed up for a trail half-marathon last Sunday (2:49) that had 2100' of gain. Then I heard that Dean Karnazes would be in Monterey at the local Fleet Feet store so what better way to get there than run.  It was 20 miles later a couple stops and some Jamba Juice that I arrived 6 hours later.  I have since signed up for the Chunoku Half Marathon on March 26 in Granite Bay then off to Santa Cruz for a half-marathon there the next day.  I also am doing the Muir Woods Marathon on April 10 and then the whole reason for training is to do the Ohlone Wilderness 50k from Fremont to Livermore on May 23.  And my ultimate goal is the North face Endurance Challenge 50 miler in December.  I really miss my little girls though but the runniing helps ease my mind and clear my thinking.  I am back to the trails once again and would personally like to thank those whom have talked me through my hard times and never gave up on me.  Especially Mike Meunch.  Aloha.

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Frank

"Jah Bless" and come back when you can. We'll be here and the trails will be here. All part of your extended support system.

cheryl

Good job Devon,,,keep up the positive spirit, and the running....
Aloha from all your Hurt friends...

 paul Hopi

Devon ,wishing you the best during difficult times,stay positive ,and certainly good things will follow . alohas to you from Maui.

Brian

Dude,

I have been wondering where you made off to. I have spent my share of time "off the rails," and I am stoked to hear you are on the mend. The mountains and the special people in them have done wonders for me. All the best and email me if you want to chat.

mtnrunner808@gmail.com

Cheers,

Brian Wilson

Sean

Glad to see things are looking up for you Devon! Exercise is a great way to get your life back on track.

michael gordon

I don't know your personal story,however I wish you the best in your recovery.I lived in Northern Calif for some years and found the best trail running ever,bar none.You couldn't have picked a better place to heal and get back on the path.Try Lake Chabot or Mt Diablo for some unreal runs and great races.

Aloha,
Michael

p.s.nothing like sobriety to make those trails open up and embrace you.Good Luck my Friend.

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