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Photographing the Afton Trail Run

July 4th weekend is the traditional weekend of the Afton Trail Run at Afton State Park just outside the Twin Cities. This long standing event is a hallmark of summer in the trail running world around the area, and is known for its ability to test runners with stretches of rugged terrain and climbing that […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Afton 25K race report

This past Saturday, the annual summer gathering of trail people, known as Afton 50K/25K, took place. This event has been going on for decades and is a wonderful way to kick off the July 4th weekend in Minnesota. As always, Rocksteady Running puts on an amazing event, with great aid stations, a well marked course, […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Afton 25K race report

First, let me say that I was REALLY looking forward to this race. This is the only one of the Rocksteady Running races that I haven’t yet done, as it usually collided with a 4th of July relay race that my wife and I would do. However, this year we decided to skip that race, […]

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