Drumroll please!

January 8 2010, 7:41 am

On Monday morning Ultrarunning Magazine will announce the “Ultrarunners of the Year”.  Who’s it gonna be?  All we know is that it’s a tough vote.  So many variables, so many races, so many different circumstances, so many different courses.  I could go on and on and on, but I won’t.  Tune in Monday morning after Read More

The final big dance of 2009…..The North Face 50 odds!

December 2 2009, 9:01 am

First off, this is a tough one.  There are so many solid runners in this race, it could go to any of the top 10 I have listed below.   I like to think experience will play a role in who takes home the cake! The men: Ulli Stiedl 5-2.   No doubt  Ulli is the fastest in Read More

Time to eat!

November 25 2009, 1:55 pm

With the big turkey day upon us, think about running far today.  Coming next week is the North Face 50 odds!  This should definately be a hot race to follow.  Hopefully, I’ll have some connection in Cali to get me the results.  I’m working on that.  With $10,000 on the line for the winner, it’s sure Read More

2009 Speedgoat 50km

July 18 2009, 7:07 am

Photos from the race More stellar photos from Pure Light Images YouTube video of the race Matt Hart will be twittering updates as well, and posting to

An old legend back on track!

June 10 2009, 7:37 am

When I started Ultrarunning, I had two guys I wanted to race…..One was Eric Clifton.  Eric was so fast I had to go test myself against him to see if I had what it takes to succeed in this silly sport.  I beat Eric the first time I raced against him at the Crown King Read More

What’s Next?

May 28 2009, 10:33 am

The Bighorn 100 starts June 19th.  Am I recovered from Massannutten?  Absolutely!  I feel as though I didn’t even run in Virginia a week and a half ago……scary!  Why am I recovered already?…….because I’m a mutant?  or is it the multiple scoops of Ultragen I consume after every run.  I’ll call it the Ultragen.  Not Read More

The Miwok odds and the last 3 spots…for the big track meet at Squaw Valley.

April 27 2009, 9:45 am

Dave Mackey’s record should remain a tall order, but the race to win will be tight as always. Full Results here The Men: Scott Jurek  2-1.  Let’s put a little pressure on Scott and give him the nod.  He may not be racing this one to win, (maybe he is) He is sure to be in Read More

Now…….the season can begin!

April 18 2009, 8:25 am

Stay tuned for Monday’s post:  The Miwok odds are coming, and this year’s race is a barn burner for the last 3, Western States Track Meet qualifiers! Watch the Boston Marathon LIVE right now!  (it’s 8:32 MST)  at this website: Ryan Hall is pushing the pace, the 10k split was 29:30.  I can run Read More

14 for 14

April 6 2009, 11:11 am

OK, so I have been pretty much of a slacker in terms of posting info about anything……..why? In simple terms:  Alta, Utah has recieved a whopping 170″ of snow since March 22…..are you kidding you say?  No, not kidding, check out and click on snow reports to see actual daily snowfall.  Needless to say, Read More

Time for the Buffalo run!

March 23 2009, 9:29 am

This week Jim Skaggs will host the Antelope Island Buffalo Run.  This course takes place on Antelope Island on the Great Salt Lake.  I’ll be working the “Lower Frary” aid station along with Larry Mangum.  There are nearly 500 runners registered in the 3 races….50 mile, 50k and 25k.  Looks like the buffalos will be Read More