Jeason Murphy, Salida, Colorado - PATH projects KREW
I am a proud new father and stay at home dad living In the heart of the rockies in Salida Colorado. I have been running for 12 years and have over 50 races to my name, most of them ultras, including 11 hundred mile finishes. I believe, “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread." - Edward Abbey
Running accomplishment(s) you are proud of
My 6th place sub 30 hr finish at the 2018 Hardrock hundred was magic, but winning the USATF Masters title in 2020 at he Moab trail marathon, on minimal sleep and training, with a newborn was pretty special.
Any races or adventures on your horizon and / or bucket list?
San Juan Solstice 50, On the waitlist for the leadville 50, hoping to earn an entry to the leadville 100. possible Nolans 14, Elk mountain link up FKT attempt, Rainbow trail FKT attempt, Sangre de cristo 100, Moab trail marathon.
Your favorite PATH projects gear?
So far, I love the torch base layer. The most comfortable underwear I've ever worn, and no chaffing in long efforts.
What do you enjoy about running?
I love spending long days out in the mountains or desert. Stripping away all unnecessary fluff and reminding myself of what is really important. Also an absolute necessity for my mental health.
Advice for runners looking to improve?
Keep showing up. "The fool who persists in his folly will become wise." - William Blake
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Anything else you’d like to share to the PATH projects community?
"Long may you run" - Neil Young
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