Author Archives: cliffsandmeadows

NC Lower Trailhead Training Run

At Saturday’s training run we had as many runners as some ultra races. We had a great time checking out the Noble Canyon trail.

Posted in Noble Canyon 50k | Leave a comment

Lost Boys 50 Mile Trail Run is Found

Drive east along Highway 78 past the old California mining town of Julian until you find a place called Pinyon Wash (call-box number 78-810 at elevation 1,100 ft); which is on the side of the highway in the middle of nowhere in … Continue reading

Posted in Lost Boys 50 Mile | Leave a comment

Tips for running your first Noble Canyon 50k Ultramarathon

On a recent training run Ben Arp, going for his first ultramarathon at this year’s Noble Canyon 50k, asked me if I had any advice for him to be successful. Another runner, going for their first ultra as well, said … Continue reading

Posted in Noble Canyon 50k | Leave a comment

Noble Canyon 50k – the beginnings

  Years ago veteran runners from the group known as the San Diego Bad Rats would train throughout San Diego County trails. A particular 10 mile stretch in the Laguna Mountains became a favorite of these runners. Tough-yet-runnable uphill offering … Continue reading

Posted in Noble Canyon 50k | Leave a comment