Archive for September, 2006

Williams Formula 1 car vs. BMW M5

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Ever wonder how a high performance street car would fare against a purpose-built top-of-the-line race car? Here’s an entertaining video demonstration, from the Fifth Gear show on British TV Channel Five…

Top of Utah Marathon

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

As a desert dweller, I rarely have an opportunity to see snow. So, one could imagine my surprise when I looked out the hotel window in Logan, Utah, and saw snow flurries on the first day of Autumn 2006.

Fortunately, the storm cleared out overnight, and the 8th Annual NordicTrack Top of Utah Marathon took place under cool and sunny conditions. Utah became state # 15 on my 50 state marathon tour… State # 16 will have to wait until next year; my plans for the rest of 2006 primarily focus on cross country and shorter road races…

Logan, Utah Photo Gallery

Main Street welcomes the Top of Utah Marathon:

Downtown Logan, Utah

San Diego Road Trip

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

Year after year, hundreds of Arizona runners make the trek to San Diego for the America’s Finest City Half Marathon. As training through the summer in the Valley becomes longer and hotter, spending a weekend near the beach in late August seems like a perfect end-of-summer ritual.

The gallery includes images from Sea World, the U.S.S. Midway, and the Arizona desert at dusk, outside of Gila Bend.

San Diego 2006 Photo Gallery


Sea World penguins

Outside of Gila Bend, AZ:

Outside Gila Bend, AZ