Race Reports

Manitou’s Revenge

Race Report from Ashley Lister I was really excited for Manitou’s Revenge this year! I loved the race last year, and just love the Catskills in general. Plus, so many friends were also running the race! Going into this race, I knew I wasn’t in as good shape as last year, especially for mountain climbing,

2014 Western States 100 Report by Ken Neely

by Ken Neely Running on the track at Placer High School, hearing “Tropical” John Medinger call out the names of me, my crew, and pacers, I breathed a sigh of relief. Sort of. I hadn’t been able to draw a full breath for 30 miles. I crossed the finish line, unable to stop my legs

Solemates’ CYA 100 and 6/12/24 Hour

Saturday, Jul 12, 2014 Prescott , AZ By Mark Hellenthal, RD A 100 miler in Arizona in July? Who in their right minds would sign up for a race like that? 15 brave souls that’s who… and along with them 111 other runners toed the line in the 6, 12 and 24hr races. The race,

BPAC 6 Hour Race Report

by Carl Pegels, Race Director Emeritus Ultrarunning is still alive in the Western New York area. This year’s 6-hour race is in its 35th year. The first ultra race in Buffalo was a 50-mile race in 1980, which has since changed to the 6-hour format. The current race director, Sue Devlin has been doing an

Inaugural Snake River Island Hop

by Shir Regev, RD If you measure the success of a run simply by the number of entrants, the inaugural Snake River Island Hop (SRIH) was a monumental failure with only 16 paid runners (and a freeloading Race Director).  However, if you change your rubric to the ratio of collective wins and personal victories to

Lt. JC Stone 50K 2014 Race Report

by Lou D’Angelo, RD All week the forecast called for rain, so we were ready for it when it DIDN’T RAIN! I was one happy race director. The 2014 Lt. JC Stone 50K had record sign-ups and the largest field ever. We had 106 register and 89 make it to the start. This year we had