Race Reports

Follow That Dream, Ladies. The Cross Florida Route 40 Romp

By Sue Anger The “Follow That Dream Parkway” was the path for the first section of the inaugural 116 mile Cross Florida Route 40 Romp on March 22 and 23, 2014.  A section of State Road 40 was named in honor of the 1962 Elvis Presley movie that was filmed in the area.  It is

Course Record for King at Chuckanut

Max King and Ellie Greenwood each came home with a win Saturday at the 22nd annual Chuckanut 50K in Fairhaven, Washington. The men’s race saw Max and David Laney dueling it out once again, as they took advantage of dry, ideal racing conditions.  Max was geared up for a win this year after losing to

2014 “A-OK” Race Report

When stars came out as runners gathered around the campfire on Saturday night, it seemed unlikely that the predicted winter storm would materialize.  Unfortunately, rain started around midnight, with sleet, snow, and freezing rain arriving by race start on Sunday morning.  Travel became treacherous—45 of the 81 registered runners never made it in.  Because of

Way too much fun at the 25th running of Way Too Cool 50k

The 25-year anniversary of the iconic Way Too Cool 50k was a smashing success, with an exact 1,000 finishers, the most ever. Despite the huge size, the race was executed flawlessly by Race Director Julie Fingar and her team, and the post-race festival was one of the best ultra parties in recent memory. Fast times

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LOST118 – It’s just one loop.

The LOST118 has been run atop the Herbert Hoover Dike, around Lake Okeechobee, for the past eight years. The Dike was built by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect the surrounding areas from flooding after the hurricanes of 1926 and 1928 killed thousands.

Run D’Haiti Trail Run

By Ben Holmes, RD “We have a burro on retainer.” I’ve never had a reason to say that, until now. For the second year in a row, Coco Tieghi and I had the privilege of race directing the 2nd annual Run D’Haiti Trail Run, for the Global Orphan Project, in Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti. I