Orcas Island 50K – 2015 Race Report

The 2013 Orcas Island 50K was my first Rainshadow race – and a real eye opener.  I’d run a 50K and a 50M the prior summer, but nothing that compared to this monster – either in beauty of difficulty.  The Power Line Trail… that’s all I could think about after.  That trail nearly defeated me (and certainly left me feeling defeated at the time).  After missing the 2014 Orcas Island 50K, I was really looking forward to a return trip and a chance to test my mettle (and two years of experience) against this beast again… (more…)