Tejas Trails Cap’n Karl’s 20k Race Report – Ryan Sheehy

Race: Tejas Trails Cap’n Karl’s Reveille Peak Ranch 20k Runner: Ryan Sheehy Race Date: 08/27/2022 Location: Burnet, TX Results: 3rd Place Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/7712071346 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The night time race is always a fun aspect, it gets you in a different environment under … Read more

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

Dallas Half Marathon Race Report – Scott Sayler

Race: BMW Dallas Half Marathon Runner: Scott Sayler Race Date: 12/12/2021 Location: Dallas, TX Results: 1:49:09 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6375974175 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Great course! Nearly perfect weather. Well organized! (see below…no negative comments) Highlights of your race – What did you do well and … Read more

Franklin Mountains King of the Mountains Race Report – Frank Fisher

Race: Franklin Mountains King of the Mountain Runner: Frank Fisher Race Date: 11/12/2021 Location: El Paso, TX Results: 5th OA Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6247738241 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? It’s in my hometown. It’s technical af! Views forever! Not so much – Aspects of the race that … Read more

Bandera 100k Race Report – Ricke Harris

Race: Hoka Bandera 100K Runner: Ricke Harris Race Date: 01/09/2021 Location: Bandera, TX Results: 15:17:15 Strava Activity Link: https://strava.app.link/Lm0OWzDcedb 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? COURSE – The beautiful vistas and challenging terrain. Two loops with a lot of rocks and steep climbs with sotol cactus plants growing … Read more

Bandera 100K Race Report – Rick H

Race: Bandera 100K Runner: Rick H Race Date: 01/11/2020 Location: Hill Country State Natural Area, Bandera, TX Results: 15:54:31 Strava Activity Link:  https://www.strava.com/activities/3004736853 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Challenging course. Beautiful landscape. Positive volunteers and well-supported. Not so much – Aspects of the race that didn’t do it for you Due … Read more

Kerrville Craft Beer Run Race Report – Kristi A

Race: Kerrville Craft Beer Run Runner: Kristi A Race Date: 06/08/2019 Location: Kerrville, Texas Results: 26:30 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? This is a small-town race that benefits a good cause – the proceeds are used to plant additional trees in the park where the race is … Read more

Kerrville Craft Beer Run 5k Race Info

Date: 6/8/2019 Location: Kerrville, TX Start Time: 8:00am Avg Temps (f): 89/67 Lessons Learned from Race Reports Pictures and reviews of the Kerrville River Trail located here: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g56079-d8678603-Reviews-Kerrville_River_Trail-Kerrville_Texas.html Only the second year of this race, but lots of positive reviews of the river trail itself, which is the entire 5k course While the race starts … 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

Rocky Raccoon 100 Race Report – Alan V

Race: Rocky Raccoon 100 Runner: Alan V Race Date: 02/02/2019 Location: Huntsville State Park, TX Result: 36th- in 22hr 19min Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2121133949 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? It was pretty close to home. Last year I think I traveled out of state for all but one. The … Read more

Bandera 100k Race Report – Olin Berger

Race: Bandera 100k Runner: Olin Berger Race Date: 01/05/2019 Location: Camp Eagle, Texas Results: 13 OA, 9:59:51 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/2062630903 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Set in beautiful hill country Great course markings and use of a small space for a big race Great support from … Read more

Rocky Raccoon 50M/100M Race Info

Summary: Rocky Raccoon 50M and 100M are popular trail races for beginners looking to complete their first ultras or veterans looking for a PR in either distance. All runnable trails on soft pine needles, wooden bridges and minimally technical, yet sometimes rooty terrain, with minimal elevation change. Loop course with generous cutoffs, and includes a … Read more

Snowdrop Ultra 55 hour Race Info

Summary: A 2+ day timed event on a .69045 mile loop course, with a mixture of crushed granite and pavement, and mainly flat, this is the second year on this course. It’s run in in Buffalo Run Park in Missouri City, TX, which is in the SW part of Houston. The race starts on a … Read more

Bandera 100k Race Reports and Info

Summary: Taking place in the self-proclaimed, “Cowboy Capital of the US,” the Bandera 100k always brings a fast crowd because it’s a Western States Golden Ticket Race. The most often mentioned feature of the race is the plant life along the trail, which promises to bite, scratch, and sting. The terrain is varied, with few … Read more

Too Cold to Hold Half Marathon Race Report – Alan

Race: Too Cold to Hold Half Marathon Runner: Alan V Date: 1/28/2018 Location: Norbuck Park (Dallas, TX) Results: 1st in 1:19:46 (PR!) Strava Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1380229044 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? I really like running at White Rock Lake and 90% is around the lake, so I was really familiar with … Read more

Dallas Marathon Race Report – Alan

Race: Dallas Marathon Runner: Alan Date: 12/10/2017 Location: Dallas, TX Results: 2:56:09, 28th overall Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/1309667511/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? This was the first race I did this year where I woke up from my own bed… so it being close to home was something nice. Oh … Read more

Capt’n Karl’s Night Trail 60k Race Info

Date 6/24/17 Avg Temps f. 68/97 Gain/Loss in ft 2600/2600 Furthest Aid 4.6 miles Highest Elev. 1260 Start 7pm Surface Trail Time Limit 12 hours Sunrise/set 6:32am/8:39pm Longest Climb 300ft/5.8 miles Summary: The Capt’n Karl’s Trail Series takes place on the hilly, steep & rocky trails of Pedernales Falls State Park along the Pedernales River, … Read more