Last week I packed up a bag, said goodbye to my wife and daughter (for the first time, sad-face), and took off to California for the Mendocino Coast 50K directed by my buddy Sid Garza-Hillman.

It was to be my second time running the course, and after having so much fun last year, this time I decided to bring my camera along to document the trip.

Watch that story, including awesome footage of the trails (and burritos), here:

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Author Doug Hay is the founder of Rock Creek Runner, host of the Trail Talk podcast, and fanatical about everything trail running -- beards, plaid shirts, bruised toenails, and all. He and his wife live and run in beautiful Black Mountain, NC.

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One thought on “Doug Goes to Mendocino: A 2017 Mendocino Coast 50K Story

  1. Great post, Doug. Actually, I like the behind the scenes stuff, since I that’s where you find me at many local races. The trail footage, though, will help me sell it to my friends as a ‘girls trip.’ Did it sell out fast this year? Hoping to toe-up in 2018 or 2019.

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