Jeff Browning

Jeff Browning resides in Bend, Oregon with his wife and three kids. A Patagonia trail ambassador, he juggles ultrarunning, freelance graphic design, endurance coaching, backyard chickens and an organic garden. It’s quite an act. Raised on a fifth-generation farm in the Midwest, he’s had his fair share of livestock encounters and rural adventures. His grandfather instilled in him a deep appreciation for the outdoors—something Jeff hopes to pass onto the next generation.

The Last Darkness: Running 170 miles through the Owyhee Canyonlands

I couldn’t feel my feet. We had crossed the frigid river too many times to count, and locating a passable route along the narrow canyon floor required scrambling, crashing through willows and crisscrossing the river over and over again. We’d covered a mere six miles in three hours, and I began to think we’d bitten…

Jeff Browning
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Patagonia Ambassadors Run the New Patagonia Park, Part 2: The Run

How do you tell the story of 106 miles in two days in a short and concise manner? It’s nearly impossible—similar to trying to restore an ecosystem and build a national park. So many little steps, so many little stories. Our route would take us through the new Patagonia Park. Starting north in the town…

Jeff Browning
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San Diego 100 Race Report: Course Record Run

Two weekends ago, I had the ridiculously good fortune to watch Patagonia Ultra Runner Jeff Browning put on a display of trail running zen mastery at the San Diego 100. One could not ask for a better experience and the fact that so many friends had gathered for the event made it all the sweeter.…

Jeff Browning
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