Category Archives: Noble Canyon 50k

RDs Run the Noble Canyon 50k Course

This past weekend the founding Race Director Scott Mills and myself, the current Race Director Brian Gonzales, ran the entire 2017 Noble Canyon 50k course – the whole enchilada! It was a special day for me and something we have … Continue reading

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NC via Pioneer Mail – training run July 9, 2016

Upon returning to Pioneer Mail, the SURF running club is sponsoring a social gathering, food tales and fun is promised! Continue reading

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Approaching Penny Pines

Two weeks from race day Brian roamed around the upper Noble Canyon trail near the Penny Pines trailhead. Here are some photos from the day! The highest elevation point on the course is about 1/4 mile before the Penny Pines … Continue reading

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A Noble Course

It is official: the 2015 Noble Canyon 50k course will be the same as last year which,┬átruth be known, is my favorite NC50k course sequence! The course features all of Noble Canyon, an exposed stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail, … Continue reading

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Why do we Kiss that Rat?

The finish line of an ultramarathon is already different from a road race. Rather than crossing the line in large waves of people we typically finish either solo or locking arms with someone important to us. Often the Race Director … Continue reading

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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.

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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

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