Joel Arellano ready to run 25 miles in bomb disposal suit

Joel Arellano ready to run 25 miles in bomb disposal suit

Joel Arellano trains on a hill at the Tabeguache Trailhead for his upcoming 25-mile run in the Desert Rats Trail Running Festival while wearing a bomb suit along the Kokopelli Trail.  The designated route he will be tackling in the 65-pound suit will include a 4,000-foot vertical gain in elevation. Arellano is a captain with the Grand Junction Fire Department.



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Joel Arellano trains on a hill at the Tabeguache Trailhead for his upcoming 25-mile run in the Desert Rats Trail Running Festival while wearing a bomb suit along the Kokopelli Trail.  The designated route he will be tackling in the 65-pound suit will include a 4,000-foot vertical gain in elevation. Arellano is a captain with the Grand Junction Fire Department.

Joel Arellano wanted to train for a very special race, so he turned to a good friend for advice. The 39-year-old Grand Junction Fire Department captain is running in the Gemini Adventures…




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