Here are 3 videos I took during my failed Western States attempt this year. It includes the start climb, the climb through the snow to escarpment and a run in the snow and much.
The climb was actually not too bad and I enjoyed joking with fellow runners Christian Griffith and Jeff Genova. The views were beautiful.
The run down through the snow and mud and slush and water are barely represented in the videos. It was a very unique and at times challenging experience.
2nd Saratoga Fat Ass 2017: working around the weather - First, let's get the record straight: after 3 major races in February (a sub-3:20 50K at Jed Smith, a Masters win at the 50K Trail Nationals 2 weeks later ...