On the Horizon

Our trail work party will be held on May 3. You can sign up now.  You can now reserve accommodations or volunteer to help at both Bull Run Run 50 mile and the Massanutten Mt Trails 100.  For BRR, you may now form a team. Do all of this on the respective event page: Bull Run Run or Massanutten Mt Trails 100.

Dave Frazier Sets New Course Record at Elizabeth Furnace 50K

Dave Frazier of Harrisonburg led a strong field of runners in winning the Elizabeth Furnace 50km race in the Fort Valley on Saturday March 15.

Holiday Lake 50km

Many VHTRC members braved the snow and mud at David Horton's Holiday Lake 50km on February 15.  VHTRC member Holly Bugin was the women's winner. The top VHTRC male finisher was Ryan Paavola, who was second overall. Results [pdf]

VHTRC Awards Party

Thanks to Joe, Michele, and Bob for a great awards party.  Sophie did a great job with the awards and Keith made it a multimedia extravaganza.  Read Sophie's report of the awards and the festivities.

MLK Training Runs Big Success Despite the Cold

The MLK training runs were well attended last weekend with 56 starters for Catherine's 8 on Saturday, and 60 runners showing for the revised Gap to Gap on Sunday. Temps were low and winds were high as runners made their way around the Catherine's course, with a slight improvement in the weather for those traversing the G2G figure eight the next day in the Massanuttens.

HURT100 Results

While many of us picked our way across cold and snowy Massanutten rocks last weekend, a few of our members dodged the famous Banyan roots on the HURT100 course in sunny Hawaii. Keith Knipling, Alex Papadopoulos and Megan McGrath all finished. Results | HURT website

President's Post

President Alan Gowen reports on the state of the club in light of the first meeting of the new Board.  State of the Club by Alan Gowen

Big Turnout for the Redeye 50k

The 18th running of the Redeye 50K Run in Prince William Forest Park took place Wednesday January 1, 2014. The craziness of this New Years Day event, started in 1997 by Team Slug, had the largest starting field ever (124) and the largest number of 50K finishers (36). Updated with all results, such as they are.

Matheson Wins VHTRC Bowl Contest

Congratulations to Adam Matheson who won the VHTRC College Bowl Contest. He picked Florida State to pull ahead of Jim Harris, who was second, and the 38 others who played this year.  Thanks to all who played.  Contest page | Results

New! To see a list of the results if you combine the 2013 contest and the bowl contest, click the Read more link.

Boyer's Furnace Race Report 2013

Congratulations to William Weidman, Keith Knipling, Matt Banning, Matt Christovich and Brian Quintana for being the top five finishers respectively at the 2013 running of the Boyers Furnace Fat Ass Forty. Superb weather and good footing contributed to the fast finishes in what proved to be a highly competitive field.

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