Archive for August, 2012


Calf Pain, Knee Pain, Hip Pain or Back Pain – Try SoleMate™ Comfort MicroLifts™

See Posts Index – Pain Management Section Story: I suffered tender, tight right calf muscles for many years. It never really stopped me from running, but was always tender, even to light massage touch. Any pressure on those muscles would soon have me yelping. A four mile trail running race changed me from putting up […]

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Sailing and Jogging the San Juan Islands – Cypress Island, Sucia Island, Jones Island and Stuart Island.

August 2012 – A sailing holiday to the San Juan Islands of Washington State in “Simplicity”, my traditional gaff rigged double ender wooden sloop. The weather was perfect for 9 straight days of sun, warmth and bright blue skies. Sailing was mostly slow in light to zero winds except for a couple of days. My […]

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Lake District – Fell Run – Joss Naylor Challenge

Congratulations to my 61 year old brother who just completed, (8/16/12), the Lakeland Joss Naylor Challenge. A grueling 48 mile course over fell tops and down dales with 17,000 ft ascent/descent to be done in a specific time limit based on age. Moz is a member of the Dark Peak Fell Runners Club http://www.dpfr.org.uk/ Moz Musson […]

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Trail Run – Buckhorn Wilderness – Olympic National Forest – Marmot Pass

Hiking Trail: Upper Big Quilcene Trail to Marmot Pass Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Date: August 5th, 2012 Distance: 10.6 miles, out and back/return trip. Trailhead: 2500 feet Highpoint: 6000 feet Elevation Gain: 3500 feet Hike Difficulty: Moderate. Average hiking time 4.5 to 5 hours (return trip). Trail Notes: Easy trails most of the way, […]

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