You may have been wondering where has VanLoo been lately or why haven’t you seen any race news since Dances with Dirt Hell? Well after an amazing year of adventures I’ve decided to take a little break from the long weekly miles and start to focus on ‘rebooting the system’.

One year later and we’re back in Hell, Michigan to embark on another 100 mile adventure around the Pinckney State Park trails.  Leading into the event this year I added four 50+ mile runs (three DWD races + Haven-Kal-Haven run) into my training plan hoping that these along with what I’ve learned from last year would, Read More

The second stop in the 2014 Running Fit Dances with Dirt (DWD) series was held in Brown County State Park, Nashville, Indiana on May 10th. One would think that a trail event in Indiana would be an easy run on flat trails. Wrong! Once again Randy Step (race director) and his Running Fit crew, Read More

I had a great idea a few months ago: wouldn’t it be great to turn a 34 mile point to point race into a 68 mile out and back adventure?  Every year in Kalamazoo, MI the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) hold a point to point race on the Kal-Haven Trail (KHT).  Events include solo or, Read More