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Umstead 100M Race Report–Mike Skara

The mix of tradition, big elevation gain, close proximity to a good friend, newly implemented technologies, and of course the distance made the Umstead 100 a very attractive event for me. While the knee injury I sustained two weeks before this 100-mile race gave me a lot about which to worry, I conquered the race more »

Beast of Burden Winter 50 Mile Race–January 26, 2013 by Aubrey Blanda

I think of myself as a marathoner, not an ultra runner.  But for a few years, the Beast of Burden Winter Ultra has intrigued me.  Run in late January in Lockport, NY, about 45 minutes drive from Buffalo, it at least promised an absence of heat and humidity, so in September I decided to scratch more »

Finger-Laking Fun

  Recap of Finger Lakes Fifties (50M, 50K, 25K), Finger Lakes National Forest, Hector, NY, June 30, 2012 50K: Chris Jaworski … 7:25:41 Clang, clang. Clang-clang, clang-clang. Hey, wha—? What’s that racket? I’m trying to sleep here! Hmm … is that a … yes, a cowbell. Ah, must be time to get up. Immediately my more »

Rob Gerin’s Second North Face DC 50K, This One With Mud

Recap of North Face Endurance Challenge (50K), Washington, DC, June 2, 2012 Rob Gerin (2nd AG) … 6:13:42 On Friday, the day before the race, Lisa and I drove down to Sterling, Virginia. The drive was nice until we hit some powerful thunderstorms. Weather reports spoke of tornados touching down in the area. But we more »

ERC Ultrarunners Grin ’n’ Bear Mountain

  Recaps of North Face Endurance Challenge (50K, 50M), Bear Mountain, NY, May 5, 2012 50K Kimberly McGuire (1st ultra & trail race!) … 6:54:24 Jane Whipple (2nd in age group!) … 6:57:19 Laura Gelman … 7:26:06 50M Glenn Trimboli (1st 50M!) … 12:10:03 Stephen Sundown (1st 50M!) … 12:10:03 Chris Jaworski … 13:23:35 * more »

The Mayapple 50K: Keeping It Simple

Mayapple Fatass 50K runners and, far left, volunteer Barry Lass. Photograph by Zsuzsanna Carlson. Recap of Mayapple Fatass 50K, South Mountain Reservation, Millburn, May 19, 2012 Chris Jaworski (3rd of 3 overall!) … 7:10 When runner Zsuzsanna Carlson heard that this year’s Mayapple Trail Runs had been canceled, she decided to put on an informal more »

Happy Trails in 2012

This past weekend, while updating my list of Trail, Ultra, & XC Races in and Around New Jersey, I was struck once again by the degree to which off-road racing and ultramarathoning have grown over the past decade. Best as I can figure, New Jersey had fewer than 10 trail races and not a single ultramarathon more »

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