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The Snow Keeps Coming!

January 23 2008, 3:36 pm

271″ have now fallen since early December and storms continue to line up waiting to enter Little Cottonwood Canyon. The door is always open here as the Great Salt Lake keeps pumping moisture through thefamous funnel-like entrance. Snowbird Ski Resort continues to run killer specials even during high season…Utah remains a secret in theski resort Read More

Hopwood makes it HURT for his First

January 21 2008, 3:46 pm

Paul Hopwood led early with a 3:46 first lap and never looked back to dominate in 2008. Although the winning time was not close to any record, the course came close to the record, wth only 21 official 100 mile finishers. 50 runners chose to bailout with 100k under their belt. Paul’s time of 27:17 Read More

Jurek takes Ultrarunner of the Year….

January 17 2008, 11:44 pm

According to Ultrarunning Magazine. Scott amassed 199 votes to Meltzer’s 153 to win the prestigious award.Kyle Skaggs (137) and HalKoerner (131) rounded out the top 4.Scott’s awesome Hardrock recordand Spartathlon win earned him the honor.Jurek’s Hardrock was also listed as Performance of the year! 5 100 mile wins wasn’t enough for me to get the Read More

HURT 100 this weekend!

January 17 2008, 4:50 pm

The HURT 100 kicks off the 100 mile season Saturday morning, January 19, on the muddy trails of Oahu. Mark Hartell and Rod Bien should battle for the overall win. My pick is Hartell with the better technical skills. Suzanna Bon and Monica Scholz should fight for the women’s crown. I’m thinking Bon with more Read More

Ultra Trail Tour Du Mont Blanc sells in 10 minutes!

January 15 2008, 12:21 am

For those out there thinking about the UTMB…think no more. After finding out year Over 7000 runners applied to get in the Ultimate 163K race! In the US the time was 1am MST to do it. Just when we thought Western was tough! The Europeans really love their Ultra runs! Cheers to the 2500 that Read More

Utah Ultrarunning Camp sign-ups Monday, Jan 14!

January 12 2008, 7:31 pm

For the best in Mountain Running Camps…Ultra style, consider 4 days running, training, and learning from a Speedgoat himself. I’ll be on-hand at all times with instruction, tips, and tricks of the trade, along with Nutrition guidance, injury prevention tips, and stride analysis. We’ll teach you ways to perform at a high level every race! Read More

Appalachian Trail Record Attempt

January 8 2008, 6:07 pm

Beginning August 5th on the summit of Mt. Kathadin I will begin my quest to run to Georgia faster than anyone else has. Andrew Thompson currently holds the record of 47 days and change. A stiff record that will be tough to challenge. GPS tracking and daily updates will give the world a chance to Read More

Speedgoat of the Year to be posted on January 8th!

January 2 2008, 7:49 pm

We have discussed the Speedgoat of the Year over the past 2 months. When I return from NH on January 7th, I will post all the accomplishments of the year’s best runners, and the world can vote for the coveted Goat Skull. Link onto wasatchspeedgoat.com.to cast your vote! An incredible award to hang in the Read More

Speedgoat 50K Apps coming soon!

December 26 2007, 10:47 pm

January 1st is the magical date for the Speedgoat 50K Race applications! For those out there interested in a real 50K challenge come join the Wasatch Speedgoats for the 2nd annual Speedgoat 50K at Snowbird, Utah. Only 12,000′ of elevation gain for the whopping 31 miles! The course will have few changes to ensure a Read More

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December 19 2007, 11:48 am

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