The H.U.R.T. cookbooks are in route and will arrive early January. Pre-order your copies for just $10.00 each now. Cash payment is preferred.
Send an email with your name, the number of books that you would like, and a contact phone number to mnyasuda@hawaii-DOT-rr-DOT-com.
Cookbooks will be available for pickup at the H.U.R.T. pre-race meeting on Friday, January 18, at the post-race dinner on Monday, January 21, and by special arrangement with me. If you would like shipping, there will be an additional cost.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to this project! Happy cooking!
OK, HURT 100 runners, we are getting close. Down to 37 days before the big run. How many of you have gotten in a couple of 40 mile runs? Are you planning anything longer? I think the longest training run I did for HURT was 50 miles. Back to back long days worked well for me. It is all about time on your feet and getting your body conditioned to handle the stress of a 100 mile run. With that being said, dialing in your race day nutrition, hydration, and electrolytes should also be set. Race day is no time to experiment. If you are trying new approaches, do it now, while training. I know, I am preaching to the choir. You all know this already right?
The tough thing about HURT training--fitting in time for family and all of the other obligations during the Holiday's. Make that work though. Family time is very important. The great thing about HURT training, no worries at the Holiday buffet and concerns about putting on a few extra pounds.
Ok, this week per Cheryl, HURT Training starting at the Nature Center at 6:00 a.m. You know the drill. Post below in the Comments if you are doing something different.
A few other things. First, I apologize for all the crappy spam comments we keep getting on the site. I try to delete them as fast as I can and they still keep coming. Our host, Typepad has some controls in place and bans the IP address once they are blocked. I don't want to block comments so we deal with it as best we can.
Also came across this and want to share it with you. See below.
OK, if you are entered into the HURT 100 this year, as of today (Wednesday), you have 44 days left before race day. That means you should have some good long training days in the bank already and a few more scheduled. Some look at total miles or trying to get in 30-40 mile training runs. Those are good. So are doing back to back long days, say like 30 miles on Saturday and 20 miles on Sunday. Keep in mind, unless you are a top ultra runner, time on your feet is important and for most people you are looking at 30+ hours on your feet come January race day.
The plan this weekend is more time out on the HURT course starting at the Nature Center at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday. Again, if you are new to this site and want to join in, feel free to just do as little or as much as you want out on the trails with us. We realize not everyone is entered into a 100 mile run.
This weekend is also the Honolulu Marathon and I am sure some of you are already planning some creative way to add that into your training plans. I know in the past some have done a double marathon, others have done a HURT loop either before or after the marathon.
Dan Wilson is visiting and arrives mid-day on Thursday. He is running the marathon and is entered into HURT this year. He is looking to get out on the HURT course--maybe even Thursday when he arrives. If you can do that, I am sure he would appreciate the company. You can contact Dan at dwilson3210 at yahoo dot com.
OK, it is crucial training time for HURT 100 runners. Time to run off that turkey, pie and all those other calories.
This Saturday, HURT loop (and more???) starting at the Nature Center at 6:00 a.m. Anyone is welcome to join in as you can always run as much or as little as you want.
By now you should know the drill and you want to be dialing in your race day nutrition, hydration and electrolytes. Also it is important to get socks, shoes and all other gear that works. Now is the time to discard what isn't working and go with what does work so that race day is a success.
Shout out to those crazy Quadzilla folks, Johnny, Wily and Rosie. It looked like you all had a blast! As much fun as running 4 marathons in 4 days can be. Seems like good HURT training.
For those looking for something to do Sunday, the Xterra Trail World's are happening out at Kualoa ranch. Yes, you can still enter either online or the day before, on Saturday in Waikiki. The 21K (half marathon) distance is a pretty challenging run with some good hills and beautiful views. Xterra is still looking for volunteers as well so that is another opportunity. There is also a 10K and 5K, so something for the entire family.
Wake up from the food coma yet? Out fighting the crowds all night at Black Friday Shopping?
Remember that if you are planning on running in the St. Louis trail run tomorrow, to send an email by 6PM to email@example.com. For logistical purposes, sign up the morning of the run will be limited.
We felt that we were missing some informal runs during the winter months – so welcome to the Post Holiday Trail Series.
First run is this Saturday (11-24) at St. Louis Hts., all runs are short, and followed by a refreshment table ($10 donation recommended).
Also in common for all runs, is that there will only be a max. of 100 participants!
Therefore, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will create the list of names before the run, and signing in that morning will be easier.
Sign up on day of race will be on a space available basis.
A little bit about the run: 3 miles, we will begin by the cabin next to the parking lot, and head Makai and we will explore the area overlooking UH – then back up to finish in the same place. The trail has roots, some rocks, and the mud tends to stick to your shoes and you will look like a hobbit!
A little bit about how to get there: Wa’ahila Ridge State Recreation Area is located at the end of St. Louis Hts., kind of…at the top, the street changes names as you don’t stay on St. Louis to get there the whole time. Right on Peter Street, and left on Ruth Place will get you there. BUT…parking is limited in the park…so it is recommended that you find parking in the neighborhood, and as always, be courteous to those who live (and sleep there). The park does not open before 7:00AM – and that is when we will be there and available for questions and taking down some names and numbers (on your leg).
Run 2 and 3 are the Saturdays after Christmas (Aiea Loop Trail, 4.4 miles) and New Year (Pupukea, around 6 miles). More info as those runs get closer.
Though HURT is promoting these run, they are not HURT sponsored runs.
Finally, for those of you who participated in the Peacock race a few weeks back, there are now race bags available for pickup at Runner's HI in Aiea. These arrived late and are now ready for pickup for all participants. So, if you raced, stop by Ray's and pick yours up.
For those of you training for HURT, this is a crucial weekemd, get out there and train! For the rest of you, enjoy your time with family and Happy Thanksgiving to all.
Got training plans for the weekend, post it in the Comments below for others to join in!
For another training option, you are welcome to join me for a night loop.
Leaving from Manoa / Paradise Park last bus stop by 6:00pm. Option to get water from Nature Center for last leg back. Plan on a comfortable 6-hr pace. I would enjoy the company for some or all. Aloha - Paul (808-497-3911)
This Saturday is the perfect time for those who have been wanting to do a full HURT loop to get out on the course and get one or more done. Distance: 20 miles. Choose more or less.
Start time: 6:00 a.m. at the Nature Center.
Post in Comments below if you have questions or are doing something different and want company.
Received an e-mail from a Michael Brown. He is racing Ultraman next weekend on the Big Isle and looking for a running pacer. His original pacer is injured. Contact Michael directly if interested. Michael Brown mbrown844 at hotmail dot com
eh! isn't it funny when you move to another part of the world, HURT runners just popup everywhere! I've been on the east coast for 11 months now, and out of blue, I reconnected with Dan E, long time HURT and ultra runner that I knew in Hawaii,
FOUR years ago!!! we did 2009 Run to the Sun training and the run together, and he was in the crew the very first time I ever stepped foot on the Peacocks course! Surprise and elation, its great to be running with another HURT crew member again.... We are both training for the Tidewater 50K (http://tidewaterstriders.com/seashore50K) in December; here we are getting ready to go out Sat. morning on the MC Endurance course doing 5 mile loops - it's a beaut little place to get out of the city and train. oh, yah! Funny enough, when I first visited the Tidewater 50K web site, there is a pic on the front page of a runner wearing a HURT Shirt! (way to go, Maur-i-ci-o!) These people, man they get around.! So, me and Dan-o are sending a shout out to all the HURT Ohana in HI. It's great to reunite with an old trail buddy and have conversation and entertainment at its finest, while sharing trail miles together. oh and I have to say thanks to my local friend here Julie P (another Julie!!), who spotted Dan wearing a HURT shirt in her neighborhood, and asked him if he knew me. Connection made! Wishing everyone the best, a hui ho!
Instead of coming up with something different I am suggesting you get out and support Mike in what he has planned for the weekend. Many of you need to get some night training in, testing lights and your own ability to stay awake at night and this is the perfect opportunity.
I'd love to see lots of Comments below and communication back and forth to make this happen. As Mike says, this is great training for either the HURT 100 or the Honolulu Marathon since it is a combination of trail and road.
I copied his plan here:
The terms: This is a non sponsored, non support, no application, no entry fee, non award, non timed, no rules, fully individually assumed risk, extreme courtesy to hikers, generally rogue run. I will stock some water and minimal nutrition at key spots. The plan is to get water and supplies from stores along the route. Each runner is responsible for their own needs and safety.(We help each other, and no body gets left in the lurch but it's just like one training run; bail by bus or call home.) Reflective gear and lights are highly recommended for the night run road/trail sections as there is no or little moon. Run whatever you want, however you want. Suffer as much or as little as your desire, it's your decision, your risk and your responsibility. The unfortunate/wonderfully painful aspect of being in the game at this age is that I will be out there for almost a full day. It will be great training, and a wonderful mixture of roads and trails, for both HM and HURT prep.
The Intended Route:
A HURT Night Loop, Trail, (20,20), 6:00PM Start
East Side (Kalanianeole)Loop with Makapu’u Light repeats, Road, (15,35), 1:00AM
Makapu'u to Waimanalo Demonstration Trail, Road, (3,38), 6:00AM
Waimanalo Ditch Trail,l O/B,Trail, (3,42),8:00AM
Old Government Road/Olomana Farm Road, O/B, Trail, (5,47), 10:00AM
Jackass to Nature Center via Kalawahine, Trail, (5,60+... whatevah), 5:00PM
Besides what Mike is doing physically with the run, he is offering a financial contribution in support and recognition of someone HURT lost earlier this year. You can read his post for the details.
If for whatever reason, you can't get behind this event, I am sure some of you will be doing something different. I heard talk of Paradise to Jackass repeats again starting at 6:00 a.m. again on Saturday.
The main thing, get out there and run and be thankful you can!