The Barkley Fall Classic Race Report – Brendan Gilpatrick

Race: The Barkley Fall Classic Runner: Coach Brendan Gilpatrick Race Date: 09/17/2022 Location: Frozen Head State Park, TN Results: 6th Overall Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7828124823#kudos 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Chance to run in a place with a long history in ultrarunning. The unknown. With not knowing … Read more

Volcanic 50k Race Report – Nate Orf

Race: Volcanic 50k Runner: Nate Orf Race Date: 08/06/2022 Location: Mt. St. Helens, WA Results: https://ultrasignup.com/m_results_event.aspx?did=88715#id2013626 Strava Activity Link: https://strava.app.link/dref5oFcvsb 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Well organized, great volunteers, and incredible scenery Weird factor – What’s the weirdest thing about this race? Some light rappelling and lots … Read more

Trail du Bout du Monde 57k Race Report – Eric Ahern

Race: Trail du Bout du Monde 57km Runner: Coach Eric Ahern Race Date: 07/10/2022 Location: Brest, France Results: 6:31, 128th out of 500 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7446083118 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Incredible views along the coast. Efficient, well-stocked aid stations (very important because it was warm). … Read more

Wy’East Wonder 50k Race Report – Josh Bergseng

Race: Wy’East Wonder 50k Runner: Josh Bergseng Race Date: 06/12/2022 Location: Parkdale, Oregon Results: 8:39 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7299687069 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Race Organization – Go Beyond Racing does an outstanding job organizing races. Course – Great Single track trails with constant views of Mt. … Read more

Vashon 50k Race Report – Nick Keenan

Race: Vashon 50k Runner: Nick Keenan Race Date: 06/04/2022 Location: Vashon WA Results: 4:47:11 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7255657546/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Beautiful trails, challenging but not overly technical. Well supported and great community feel. Three-loop course, so great for pushing the pace and finishing strong. … Read more

Smith Rock Ascent 50k Race Report – Ron Kelly

Race: Smith Rock Ascent 50K Runner: Ron Kelly Race Date: 05/14/2022 Location: Bend, Oregon Results: 33rd overall, 26th Male, 2nd 50-59 Division Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7143397407 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The race course and scenery was stunning – Great views of the valley and snow capped … Read more

Mt. Toby 50k Race Report – Cody Frost

Race: Mt. Toby 50K Runner: Coach Cody Frost Race Date: 04/09/2022 Location: Sunderland, MA Results: 6:25:04, 13th place Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6955753518 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? A little bit of everything, awesome single track, some jeep roads and some super steep technical climbs/descents and lots of … Read more

Trail de lAber Wrac’h 52 km Race Report – Eric Ahern

Race: Trail de lAber Wrac’h 52 km Runner: Coach Eric Ahern Race Date: 04/03/2022 Location: Brittany, France Results: 5:08, 100th out of 500 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6924838370 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The competition. This race is part of a regional trail series and attracts a lot … Read more

Black Canyon Ultra 60k Race Report – Georgia Porter

Race: Black Canyon Ultra 60k Runner: Coach Georgia Porter Race Date: 02/13/2022 Location: Spring Valley to New River, Arizona Results: 5 hours 14 minutes. 2nd Female, 6th Overall 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The scenery was absolutely beautiful. Nothing like starting off a race with a beautiful … Read more

Vashon Island 50K Race Report – Nick Keenan

Race: Vashon Island 50k Runner: Nick Keenan Race Date: 06/05/2021 Location: Vashon Island, WA Results: 5:12 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5419971417/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Three-loop course, with a variety of terrain and flora Super friendly Race Director and Volunteers Good course to PR Not so much … Read more

Bridle Trails Race Reports

The Bridle Trails Race Series is typically held in January every year on the East Side of Seattle, with several distance options, as well as team options, on a 5 mile, gently rolling loop, with races starting just before sunset, so it’s a race against the sun to finish. This is a favorite every year … Read more

Baker Lake 50k Race Reports

The Baker Lake 50k is a PNW classic event, an out and back course that’s both beginner friendly and fast-footed friendly for the veterans looking for a faster 50k time. It’s a well-organized race with a friendly crowds, where you’re bound to see someone you know from the Seattle trail running scene. Race Reports Prepping … Read more

Georgia Sky to Summit 50k Race Report – Matt Anthony

Race: Georgia Sky to Summit 50k Runner: Matt Anthony Race Date: 11/13/2021 Location: Sky Valley, GA Results: https://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=80821#id1830663 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6253544510 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? 1. Beautiful views of the Georgia and North Carolina mountains, including from the observation deck of Rabun Bald, the second … Read more

Barkley Fall Classic Race Report – Bucky Love

In this race report, runner Bucky Love shares what you should know about the mysterious Barkley Fall Classic before running this 50k event. (Sorry, no hints on elevation or course map!) Race: Barkley Fall Classic Runner: Bucky Love Race Date: 9/18/2021 Location: Frozen Head State Park, Wartburg TN Results: 11:08:00 3 Bests – What aspects … Read more

Wildcat Ultras 50k Race Report – Rick Harris

Race champion Rick Harris shares his experience running the Wildcat Ultra 50k ultramathon. Read on for his tips on running in extreme heat! Race: Wildcat Ultras 50k Runner: Rick Harris Race Date: 9/04/2021 Location: Pensacola, FL Results: 1st Place: 5:47:38 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5905301046 3 Bests – What aspects of the Wildcat Ultra 50k did … Read more

Three Corner Rock 50k Race Report

Runner Justin Huff shares his experience of the Three Corner Rock 50k race in Washington State. Read on for what he liked, what he didn’t like, and his tips for making this the best ultra run you can! Race: Three Corner Rock 50k Runner: Justin Huff Race Date: 9/4/2021 Location: North Bonneville, WA Results: https://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=82584 … Read more

Rodeo Valley Trail Run 50k Race Report

Runner Michael shares his experience in the Rodeo Valley Trail Run 50k, including the surprise sunburns and tips for following the trail markers. Race: Rodeo Valley Trail Run (50k) Runner: Michael Linscott Race Date: 8/07/2021 Location: Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA Results: https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/116329 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5755463679/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the Rodeo Valley … Read more