• October 24, 2014

The 'Long' way

Cpl. Douglas Long, a soldier with Forward Support Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, trains on roads Aug. 16 throughout Fort Hood preparing for the Furnace Creek ultra-cycling event. Long is attempting to earn the Death Valley cup by completing the Furnace Creek 508-mile ultra-cycling event. Long, a radio and communication security repairer and Oahu, Hawaii, native, has already run in the 135-mile Badwater ultramarathon as a prerequisite to attain the Death Valley Cup.

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