Super Awesome News of the Year!

Our co-authored book about the CDT, A Long Way From Nowhere, is now published and up for sale on Amazon! Check it out, give it a read, write a review, or just learn how we handled a 60 mile waterless section of trail!

The Latest and Greatest on Urbyville…

rainier to ruston 50

It’s About Time!

It’s about time Julie had a good race, had a good PR, and it’s about time we start posting stories again, starting with this race report from the Rainier to Ruston 50 miler.

A Long Way from NowhereA Long Way From Nowhere is Here!

We are proud to share our new co-authored book about our 2013 CDT hike. The book is available in ebook and paperback today!

walking with wiredGo Walking with Wired

Interested in thru-hiking? Arm-chair traveler? Check out our friend Wired as she sets off on her AT thru-hike. We caught up with her for a quick interview before she heads to Georgia.


Our Fantastically Organized Adventures

In Good Company

logosmallUrbanski Coaching: Reaching runners’ potential on the road, the track, and the trails.

Julie is proud to be a Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador

Matt is racing for Team 7 Hills, part of the Seven Hills Running Shop.

What’s Coming Up

White River 50 Miler

white riverA Pacific Northwest favorite right in the backyard of Seattle, this will be Matt’s third running of the race (2008, 2012, 2014), a challenging course with two major climbs and descents. Matt’s hoping to be competitive in this popular race, and at the very least, have fun running with lots of local Seattleite ultrarunners.

LogoFatDog100_lowres02Fat Dog 70 Miler

Matt’s first Canadian Ultra! This race takes place in Manning Park, Canada, the home of the Northern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail, a special place that we haven’t returned to since our PCT hike ended on September 1, 2007!

LPN Exam

The first step towards Matt becoming an RN, he’ll take the LPN exam mid-August.

170 Mile Colorado Hike

A little tune-up for Matt leading up to his 100 miler and the final miles to complete Julie’s thru-hike of the Continental Divide Trail, we’ll be hiking from the Herman Gulch Trailhead (off I-70) to Steamboat Springs, CO, which leads us to the next adventure below…

Run Rabbit Run 100 Miler

RRR_logo_posMatt will be taking on this challenging course in the mountains of Colorado, outside the town of Steamboat Springs, running after the “Bunny Money”, the prize money offered up to the top finishers of the race. Matt’s brother Jeff will also be running, while Julie and our friend Eric will be the all-star crew.

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