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Run Across Idaho - Race Report by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Early last week, I wasn't convinced that I could run 93 miles in a single day, but I felt prepared and hopeful and strong.  On Saturday, at mile 73.5 of my trek across Idaho ... Read on »
Run Across Idaho - Race Day Tracker by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running **Come back on August 28th to follow my progress as I run across Idaho.** I'm running across Idaho to help raise money for my March 2011 attempt to run ac ... Read on »
Benefit Run for Haiti 5k -- and Run Across Idaho Training by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Friday night I drove south into the valley to run a 5k.  It was put on by the Seaport Striders running club to raise money for Haitian relief efforts.  I drove down with ... Read on »
Run Across Idaho by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm attempting to run across the state of Idaho on Aug. 28th.  From Montana to Washington.  In one day.  (Sure, I'll be attempting to run across the skinny bit of Idaho, bu ... Read on »
White River 50 Race Report by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love this race. Why does it make me hurt so bad? Two years ago, the White River 50 chewed me up and spit me out. It was my first mountain 50, and it made quite the i ... Read on »
8k Pennant Race by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I caught wind of an 8k on Saturday that was put on by the Spokane Indians single-A baseball team.  All participants got a nice Brooks tech shirt and a ticket to the evening ... Read on »
Love the Trail by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Some trail running photos and videos that have been muscled out of my blog by race reports during the last few weeks Heyburn State Park, Idaho Heybur ... Read on »
Palouse Double by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2 days. 2 states. 55 miles. 12,000+ feet of climbing. 12,000+ feet of descending. 14 hours of running.  The Palouse Double . The idea of this low-k ... Read on »
Foot Traffic Flat Marathon - Race Report by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have a blister on my toe - but it's okay. I signed up for the July 4th Foot Traffic Flat Marathon a few months ago with hopes of using the flat course as an attempt ... Read on »
Wandering Fever by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There's a new film coming out (soon?) called Wandering Fever .  It follows South African ultrarunner Ryan Sandes over the course of a couple years as he races each of the d ... Read on »
Easy Does It by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Did a hard, fast 5 miles on Tuesday and my body said "Whoaaa!  Slow it down.  Give me a break here."  So I took it nice and easy the rest of the week to give my legs some r ... Read on »
Vancouver Skyline 50k - race report by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Amidst a little vacation to Seattle and British Columbia (seaweed hot-dogs, sushi, more sushi, cheeses, beer and more beer, salty Persian yogurt sodas, killer whales, sunsh ... Read on »
Rainier to Ruston Rail-Trail Relay and Ultra by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Mt. Rainier watched over the runners. Rivers and mountains make a good team. Playing caboose on a long country road. Colorful crosswalk ... Read on »
Rainier to Ruston Rail-Trail Relay and Ultra by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Yesterday I had the pleasure of volunteering at the Rainier to Ruston Rail-Trail Relay and Ultra .  This great event is directed by Rob and Eric .  Rob was looking for so ... Read on »
Coeur d'Alene Marathon Race Report: How I Stamped My Ticket to Boston by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm still smiling. I'm not really a run-for-time runner (I often take 30-75 photos during a race) - that's not to say I don't care about time, it's simply never the to ... Read on »
I Wonder Where That Road Goes by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Gear Water bottle Shorts Shoes Sadie Goal Follow an I-wonder-where-that-road-goes dirt road through the rolling hills, and explore an unmarked tr ... Read on »
250-km Atacama Desert Crossing (March 2011) by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running ------------------------- BREAKING NEWS! ------------------------- In the biggest news I've had since I began this blog, I'm very excited to announce that I ... Read on »
Running in Texas by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After my article in the paper last week my celebrity status became too stressful t ... Read on »
Ultramarathon man (hint: it's me) by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was featured on the front page of my local paper today.  Here's the full article: Ultramarathon man Running is spiritual for Pullman's Scott McMu ... Read on »
Trails, Rain, Squirrels, Bears by Scott Keeps Running Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Some snow, some rain, and winds knocking over trees like toothpicks. I like feeling rain on my face when I'm running.  Yes, Sadie needs a bath when we get home, but ... Read on »