Javelina Jundred

This is the race that got me started. In November 2008 I was training for the P.F. Chang Rock & Roll Marathon to be run in January 2009. I really didn’t like the training, running on the road or running in general for that matter. I read an article in the local paper about an upcoming ultra marathon called the Javelina Jundred, so on the day of the run I made the 8 miles trip from my house see how people could possibly run 100+ miles when I wasn’t confident I’d be able to do a 26.2 mile marathon. Within one hour I was so excited I could hardly stand it. This is exactly what I needed to be doing. It didn’t matter that I hadn’t completed the marathon distance yet or even if I could, I knew I some day had to do this 100 mile run. I’ve thought of this every day I run since 2008, this year I’m going to do it.

Run on a 15.4 mile loop course (total distance 101.4 miles) the Javelina Jundred starting line is 8 miles from my front door. Runners come from all over the United States and around the World to do this run, I can run to the starting line to warm up. Over the past 2 years I’ve run this trail at least 100 times, some days twice.

To get more details than you ever wanted to know about the course and Javelina Jundred in general click here.

Javelina Jundred Website

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