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

Tiger Claw Race Report – Samantha Goldklang

Race: Tiger Claw Runner: Samantha Goldklang Race Date: 05/14/2022 Location: Tiger Mountain, Issaquah, Washington Results: 7 hour 15 minutes 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The atmosphere – it was hard but FUN! everyone was smiling cheering you on as you run through a beautiful PNW forest setting … Read more

Badger Mountain Challenge 100 Race Report – David Greenwood

Race: Badger Mountain Challenge – 100 miler Runner: David Greenwood Race Date: 03/25/2022 Location: Richland, Washington Results: 11th overall – 23:01 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6885456007 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Chill, but very well run event: This race is super laid back, very chill, but not at … Read more

Badger Mountain Challenge 50 Race Report – Annika Brubaker

Race: Badger Mountain Challenge 50 miler Runner: Coach Annika Brubaker Race Date: 03/25/2022 Location: Kennewick, WA Results: https://ultrasignup.com/results_event.aspx?did=86938#id1472793 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? The race very affordable; definitely worth more than you pay. Aid-stations are stocked with lots of goodies The race is in the middle of … Read more

Chuckanut 50k Race Report – Sam Peckham

Race: Chuckanut 50k Runner: Sam Peckham Race Date: 03/19/2022 Location: Bellingham, WA Results: https://runsignup.com/race/results/?raceId=71999#resultSetId-303922;perpage:100 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6850351823 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? This is an iconic and competitive 50k. Being part of such a cool event felt amazing. There were so many big names from the … Read more

Chuckanut 50k Race Report – Nick Keenan

Race: Chuckanut 50k Runner: Nick Keenan Race Date: 03/19/2022 Location: Bellingham WA Results: 6:03 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6850385310/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Amazing course – beautiful, variable, and challenging Big race, big names, well run – 400+ runners, but because of the openness of the first … Read more

Lake Sammamish Half Marathon Race Report – Matthew Bigman

Race: Lake Sammamish Half Marathon Runner: Coach Matthew Bigman Race Date: 03/05/2022 Location: Redmond, Washington Results: 1:13:10 – 6th overall Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6778090358   3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Meeting Team Run Run people! The course was very flat and fast for the most part It was … Read more

Lake Sammamish Half Marathon Race Report – John Gregson

Race: Lake Sammamish Half Marathon Runner: John Gregson Race Date: 03/05/2022 Location: Redmond, WA Results: 1:48:15 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6778159090/overview 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Nice and flat (minus one hill) scenic course that’s minutes from my home. Typically well run Orca race. Great volunteers, organized, good … 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

Deception Pass 25 Race Report – Rohit Eipe

Race: Deception Pass 25K Runner: Rohit Eipe Race Date: 12/12/2021 Location: Deception Pass State Park Results: Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6376702014 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? Beautiful scenery along the course; it was by the water most of the time and heavily wooded at other times. Well marked … 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

Teanaway Country 100 Race Report – Keith Laverty

Race: Teanaway Country 100 Runner: Keith Laverty Race Date: 9/11/2021 Location: Salmon La Sac Sno-Park / Teanaway Mountains in Washington State Results: 10th OA, 30:30:08 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5955010160 3 Bests – What aspects of the Teanaway Country 100 did you like the most? 1. The well-thought out and cared for event by the RD, … Read more

Cascade Super Ultra 50 Mile Race Report – Mark Droge

In this race report, runner Mark Droge shares his experience at the Cascade Super Ultra 50 miler (and what you should know before racing it). Race: Cascade Super Ultra 50 Mile Runner: Mark Droge Race Date: 9/25/2021 Location: Cle Elum/North Bend, WA Results: 8:45:17 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/6019810097 3 Bests – What aspects of the … Read more

Cascade Crest 100 Race Report – Anson Fatland

In this race report, runner Anson Fatland shares his experience running the Cascade Crest 100 and the cardiac needles. Read on for his tips! Race: Cascade Crest 100 Runner: Anson Fatland Race Date: 8/28/2021 Location: Easton, WA Results: 82/152 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5874602667 3 Bests – What aspects of the Cascade Crest 100 did you … 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

Iron Horse Half Marathon Race Report

Race: Iron Horse Half Marathon 2021 (Orca Running) Runner: Rohit Eipe Race Date: 8/22/2021 Location: North Bend, WA Results: https://runsignup.com/Race/Results/38822/IndividualResult/DFdN?resultSetId=269604#U20787765 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5835962825 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? 1. Scenic course, a few nice bridges, heavily forested for first 10 miles or so. Nice wide path, … Read more

Suncadia Half Marathon Race Report

In this race report, runner Renee Gale breaks down what you need to know about the Suncadia Half Marathon before showing up to the start line. Race: Suncadia Half Marathon Runner: Renee Gale Race Date: 8/07/2021 Location: Suncadia Resort near Cle Elum, Washington Results: 89 of 139 overall, 47 of 86 gender Strava Activity Link: … Read more

Jack & Jill Downhill Marathon Race Report

Race: Jack & Jill Downhill Marathon Runner: Derek Siebert Race Date: 7/25/2021 Location: Snoqualmie Pass/Hyak to North Bend, WA Results: 2:59:53 Strava Activity Link: https://www.strava.com/activities/5685943516 3 Bests – What aspects of the race did you like the most? 1. The course is beautiful and fast. 2. The race was well stocked at aid stations and … Read more