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About rundavejames

Two Time USATF 100 Mile National Champion Two Time Coastal Challenge Rain Forest Run Champion Team Red, White, Blue #CoachDJ www.rundavejames.com @rundavejames Premier Mozart100(r) Winner Athlete / Public Speaker

Dakota West’s Deerfield Trail

The Black Hills National Forrest has an incredible network of trails.  In the last month since moving to Keystone to work at Mount Rushmore for the non profit History Association I’ve had the chance to run and hike a bunch … Continue reading

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Buckle up! Where the last year ran off to, & how I plan to catch it:

Last year at this time I was in what I thought was a really good place as an athlete.  A return to Silverton, Colorado (site of a 2011 marathon win) and an easy win at the Alpine Loop 50k gave … Continue reading

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UTWT – Ultra Trail World Tour analysis

Source: UTWT – Ultra Trail World Tour analysis

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Spring 2015 Recap: 

 Vibrations from a tiny prop Austrian Airlines plane over Vienna with views of green forests and farmland remind me of my European heritage.  I am back in Salzburg for my third run of the classic Mozart 100.  I won the … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Snow, & Sand

The groundhog predicts another six weeks of winter, but I have ran the last two days back home in Flagstaff sans shirt, so I am not sold on the Pennsylvania rodent’s attempt to take up meteorology. Since Asia, my recovery … Continue reading

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Beautiful Suffering in a Coastal Jungle

The Asian island of Hong Kong has a rich history of culture.  The Hong Kong 100 presented by Vibram has established itself as the first major trail ultra marathon of each year with its partnership with Ultra Trail World Tour.  … Continue reading

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‘Merica

Can two months on the road traveling across the United States of America with Old Glory for Team Red, White, & Blue change a person? The tremendous honor of leading a project where one single American Flag would be carried … Continue reading

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