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TRT 100 and the Vermont 100 up next!

July 16 2008, 12:38 am

The USATF 100 Mile Trail Championship on the line! He kinda looks like Mr. Bill! And the odds are: Erik Skaden: 5-2. He was ready for Western and will likely be ready forthis one Jon Olsen: 7-2. Not far behind Erik, these two guys should battle it out. Ian Torrence: 12-1. Claims he’s not quite Read More

Pacheco Wins Badwater 135……23:20!

July 15 2008, 5:26 pm

AKOS KONYA not far behind at 23:49. Jamie Donaldson has passed Pam Reed to take over first, but it’ ain’t overyet, and Pam is not far behind. live ongoing results at Badwater here. Tune back this evening for the Vermont 100 and Tahoe Rim Trail 100 odds. They both appear to be quite competitive. But Read More

Hardrock Updates and an inside look at what’s going on up front!

July 8 2008, 5:42 pm

Now that Kyle is asleep…………….. Let’s sit back and watch Diana Finkel finish tough, and give Krissy’s record a shot! I don’t think she’ll get it by 3 freakin’ hours but she’s got a chance to take home the cake, unless Kyle already ate that too! Congrats Kyle, you are the man now! And after Read More

The Speedgoat 50K course is melting fast!

June 30 2008, 7:49 pm

26 days till post-time for the toughest 50K on earth!….maybe not, but it sounds good! This mornings run took me to the summit of Snowbird to scope out the Speedgoat 50k. It looks like a butt-slide is likely in Little Cloud Bowl for the final descent! It’ll bring back those childhood memories of you’re favorite Read More

4th of July Sale at Backcountry.com

June 27 2008, 7:46 pm

Check out the sweet sale at Backcountry.com!

June 26 2008, 4:24 am

Mother Nature “Strikes” again! Sitting here in No. Tahoe, it’s safe to say, it’s a smoker here, and wildfires suck, but life goes on. What will we do now? we’ll go running somewhere else. Perhaps the fire gods are telling me something…..to focus on the AT only. It’s a shame all those $300 entry fees Read More

The Western Track Meet is on the Horizonfinally!

June 23 2008, 6:01 pm

And the odds are: Mens Race: Anton Krupicka 8-5. We all know he’s the man to beat. The heat will be his toughest competitor. Hal Koerner 5-2. Last year’s winner knows he can run under 16 now, if he has injury issues, he’ll be rested and ready to rip one. Erik Skaden 4-1. A few Read More

First…Bighorn!

June 19 2008, 7:03 pm

This year the Bighorn 100 will be different, most of the Rocky Mountain region had tons of snow this year and the Bighorn Mountains were no exception. The turnaround at Porcupine is still under 3 feet of snow, nonetheless the course will be awesome as usual, and two new records will be set…..and may last Read More

Pacers or No PacersTHAT is the question!

June 11 2008, 3:14 pm

In this age of Ultrarunning, pacers play a large roll in motivating and assisting runners to finish the brutal 100 milerace. Is this really necessary? In France, pacers are not allowed, and the RD’s evendiscouragehaving a crew. The US is the opposite, why is that? Are the Europeans more purists? Are we weak in saying Read More

The Appalachian Assault is only two months away!

June 2 2008, 2:55 pm

Preparation for the AT assaultis coming together, the RV is in the house (outside of the house) and the Backcountry.com wrap is being designed. Training wise: Yah, I’ve been running every day, the real training will be after the WS track meet, where I’ll go hiking alot instead of running, it’ll be nice to slow Read More