Habanero 100 (20k) Race Report – Lydia Schrandt

Race: Habanero 100 (20k) Runner: Lydia Schrandt Race Date: 08/20/2022 Location: Cat Spring, Texas Results: https://ultrasignup.com/live/live.htm?dtid=46073 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The crazy challenge of the whole thing The stellar volunteers and well-stocked aid stations General tailgating race atmosphere Not so much – Aspects of the race … Read more

Mt. Hood 25k Race Report – Smantha Giordano

Race: Mt. Hood 25K Runner: Samantha Giordano Race Date: 07/10/2022 Location: Timothy Lake / Mt. Hood National Forest, Oregon Results: 3:01:11 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7448530298/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The Course: it was so beautiful and just the perfect blend of technical and fast. Really beginner-friendly … Read more

Warburton Trail Festival Race Report – Shane Winzar

Race: Warburton Trail Festival Runner: Shane Winzar Race Date: 03/12/2022 Location: Warburton, Victoria, Australia Results: 2:33 in the 27km “Redwoods Rush” which is about top third of field. Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6809519958 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The location – this is a stunning mountain town 90 … Read more

Riverwood Downs 30k Race Report

Race: Riverwood Downs 30k Runner: Tom Scott Race Date: 7/24/2021 Location: Monkerai, NSW, Australia Results: 1st overall Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5676467941 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? It’s a small local event with a great community feel. It traverses some really cool terrain with rocky climbs and descents, … Read more

Kill Bill’s Oyster Dome Challenge 25k Race Report

Race: Kill Bill’s Oyster Dome Challenge 25k Runner: Justin Huff Race Date: 7/17/2021 Location: Alger, WA Results: https://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=85077 – but I got 2nd OA Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5642938253 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Small, well supported race on awesome trails Not so much – Aspects of the race … Read more

Cougar Mountain Trail Series Race Report – Matt Pawelski

Race: Cougar Mountain Trail Series (19.6 mi) Runner: Matt Pawelski Race Date: 10/25/2020 Location: Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, Newcastle, WA Results: 3:56:33.4 (28/52) Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/4243627138 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Soooooo many trails. A classic and frequented course on Cougar Mountain gives you a … Read more

Porter Creek Trail Runs 25k Race Report – Frank Fisher

Race: Porter Creek Trail Run Runner: Frank Fisher Race Date: 12/14/2019 Location: Porter Creek Campground, Elma, WA Results: 3rd overall Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2933031644 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The course, the vibe and the post race. Not so much – Aspects of the race that didn’t … Read more

Jackass Night Trail 31k – Stacey N

Race: Jackass Night Trail 31k Wave 2 Runner: Stacey N Race Date: 10/26/2019 Location: Fountain Hills, AZ Results: 3:52:33, 13th place 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? 1. Location: It is a beautiful area and travel logistics are simple for a destination race. Fountain Hills and Scottsdale are … Read more

Black Rock Races Ten Summit 25k Race Report – Thomas D

Race: Black Rock Races Ten Summit 25k Runner: Thomas D Race Date: 11/02/2019 Location: Cornwall, NY Results: 03:35:31 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2835896790 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? 1. The course was gnarly and a lot of fun 2. The views were pretty spectacular 3. The people who … Read more

Whistler Alpine Meadows 25K Race Report – Rohit E

Race: Whistler Alpine Meadows 25K Runner: Rohit E Race Date: 09/21/2019 Location: Whistler Results: https://racedaytiming.ca/results/search.html?name=RohitEipe&fullName=true Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2728996747 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Small field, so trail wasn’t crowded. The 1 aid station they had was well stocked. I went back for seconds of the bacon. … Read more

Oregon Coast 30k Race Report – Jon-Erik J

Race: Oregon Coast 30K (Rainshadow Running) Runner: Jon-Erik J Race Date: 10/13/2019 Location: Yachats, Oregon Results: 6th OA, 3rd AG 3:01:54 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2787397044 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? – Beginning and ending “in town” creating a dynamic experience of a trail race coupled with a … Read more

Race the Wolf 25k Race Report – Keith L

Race: Race the Wolf 25k Runner: Keith Laverty Race Date: 07/06/2019 Location: Schweitzer Mountain Resort, ID Results: 3rd, 2:44 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2509719743/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? I loved the high country terrain and the ski resort as the main staging area. For a skyrace with … Read more

Run Forest Run 25k Race Report – Tyler Sprague

Race: Run Forest Run 25k Runner: Tyler Sprague Race Date: 02/16/2019 Location: Lake Sylvia State Park, Montesano, WA Results: 1st, 2:12:40 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2154045927 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Scenic – The course is in a large park next to town, but within the first mile … Read more

Escarpment 25k Race Report – Emily C

Race: Escarpment 25K Runner: Emily C Race Date: 02/09/2019 Location: Government Canyon State Natural Area – San Antonio, Texas Results: 2:51:36; 5th female Strava link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2134960837 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The location! This was the first ever ultra distance trail race at this nature preserve (both a 25K … Read more

Orcas Island Race Reports and Info

Summary: The Orcas Island races are quintessential PNW races – challenging terrain, beautiful scenery (if the weather cooperates) and they bring a strong crowd of local Seattle trail runners and Rainshadow Running fans. With so many distance options, you have plenty of challenges to choose from! Information below is particularly helpful for the 100 mile … Read more

Copper Mountain 25k Race Report – Elizabeth Carey

Race: Under Armour Mountain Running Series – Copper Mountain 25k Runner: Elizabeth Carey Race Date: 07/14/2018 Location: Copper Mountain, Colorado Results: 4th F / 1 AG / 10th OA Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1702246551 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Scenery: The wildflowers were blooming, the Colorado sun was shining, … Read more

Kesugi Half Traverse 25k Race Report – Erica M

Race: Kesugi Half Traverse Runner: Erica M Race Date: 06/23/2018 Location: Kesugi Ridge, Denali State Park, AK Results: 93rd, 5 hrs 30 min 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? It was beautiful, challenging, and unlike anything I had done previously. I gained a huge sense of accomplishment from … Read more

Rothrock Trail Challenge 25k Race Report – Ryan E

Race: Rothrock Trail Challenge Runner: Ryan E Race Date: 06/09/2018 Location: Boalsburg, Pennsylvania Results: http://falconracetiming.com/event/rothrock-trail-challenge-2/ Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1627650750 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Challenging trail course that’s technical and 95% single track. Old school feel to the race with great community of runners doing it Post-race picnic … Read more

Sun Mountain 25k Race Report – Rohit E

Race: Sun Mountain 25k Runner: Rohit E Race Date: 05/20/2018 Location: Methow Valley, WA Results: 3:54:50 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1585482388 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Location: The Methow Valley in May is gorgeous. Moderate elevation in this race: About 2600-2700 ft total elevation gain, and mostly not … Read more

Sun Mountain 25k Race Report – Anna U

Race: Sun Mountain 25K Runner: Anna U Date: 05/20/2018 Location: Winthrop, WA Results: 4:07 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The landscape is absolutely breathtaking! Big rolling hills covered with wild sunflowers and lupine for miles, snowcapped Cascades in the distance and Lake Patterson to look down on from … Read more