200 Miles at Across the Years

Carla Simon (MM14304 DA3133 HF13789) – 31st marathon/ultra marathon finished lifetime on Tuesday and 6th overall race have ran in and finished 100 miles or more in. I still am not ready to go back to real world yet, and yeah am still tired and laying in bed recovering but two days ago I finishedContinue reading “200 Miles at Across the Years”

First Ultra Marathon at Jacks 50K

Congratulations to Jason Hube (MM12601). He finished his first Ultra Marathon at Jacks 50K Trail Race in Palm Coast, Florida Jason’s Race Report: This #medalmonday is a special one. I finished my first ultra marathon yesterday!!! #jacks50k was no joke. Very tough course on a mountain bike trail which was very curvy and had someContinue reading “First Ultra Marathon at Jacks 50K”

Bear Lake Ultra

Tim Mullican (MM7665) Today was cool and colorful at the Bear Lake Ultra near Lapeer MI. The course was hilly and challenging, but the trails were mostly smooth with the exception of some small roots on the single track sections. I officially completed 34.1 miles with about 3,200 feet of total elevation gain. Photo andContinue reading “Bear Lake Ultra”

Not the Day I Wanted…A DNF Story

Brian Johnson (MM8807, DA707, HF7287)-July 30th. Burning River 50 mile 202227 miles completeDNF I wanted to do this race to see how I had improved over the last few years with my running. Best answer…not improved enough.This race definitely requires some skill. The Elevation change in this race can get brutal.By the time I wasContinue reading “Not the Day I Wanted…A DNF Story”

Loopy Looper 12 Hour Ultra

Rachel Wilkinson (MM15280, DA3706, HF18630) The Loopy Looper 12 hour ultra was a blast! 3.75 mile loops around Cooper River Park in NJ. Do 10 loops and get this awesome bronze skeleton guy attachment for your medal (15 loops for silver and 20 for gold)! There was also a 24 hour race for those whoContinue reading “Loopy Looper 12 Hour Ultra”

The Kettle 100

Rick Albanese (MM11181) – There is just something about the Kettle 100. A 100 mile ultramarathon race that many accomplished veteran ultarunners I respect and admire have not been able to complete for a variety of reasons over the years. The heat and mud years, relentless hills that force you to strategically insert running hardContinue reading “The Kettle 100”

Becoming an Ultra Marathoner

Natalie Uyeno(MM15186, HF17314, DA3505) I’M AN ULTRAMARATHONER!!! Completed 32 miles (a little over a 50K) in under 9 hours!!! Lifetime marathon or longer #8 (1st ultra) is in the books! I was way undertrained, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity when I was gifted a race entry to the Nanny Goat 12-hour race byContinue reading “Becoming an Ultra Marathoner”

Running the Cruel Jewel

Rick Albanese (MM11181) – RACE REPORT: I’ve been trying to catch up on rest and recovery but wanted to share a bit more from my experience at the Cruel Jewel 56. I knew this race had a reputation as being difficult but I felt comfortable tackling the 56 (58) mile version based on a 28Continue reading “Running the Cruel Jewel”

Marathon Maniac Sets Records and Makes the Times

Camille Herron (MM6488) -recently made the New York Times. read the whole article here. Camille Herron laced up her shoes and set out for a 100-mile jaunt at the national championships in Las Vegas in February. Herron is no stranger to ultramarathon challenges. She has set multiple world records in open-road races and on tracks,Continue reading “Marathon Maniac Sets Records and Makes the Times”

Across the Years (Arizona)

Carla Simon (MM14304 DA3133 HF13789) –Finished my 4th lifetime over 100 miler this morning with finishing the Across the Years 72 hour fixed time run in Phoenix Arizona. Not complaining with the over 116 miles I got in along with taking 8th overall female even though my PR for 72 hours is 134 which cameContinue reading “Across the Years (Arizona)”