Veterans Day

"The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month"

 

Here are Charlie Miracle's photos from the traditional Veteran's Day run. (See Comments)

Mt. Masochists Updates

There seem to be extensive online updates from David's, now Clark's, Mt. Masochists 50 miler.  Several VHTRC members are down there.  "Live Results" | Blog | Event Home Page

A Wet Potomac Heritage 50km - Results Available

The weather was not that bad at the Potomac Heritage 50km. Yes, there was rain, but it wasn't too hard. Also, it was not too cold. But the streams were high and the mud on the trail got a bit squishy.

 

Kerry's report and results are now available.

 

The event was great as usual. A well-marked course and great aid stations. The post race festivities were up to the usual high standard of our hostess, Kerry.

 

A big thank you to Kerry and all of her volunteers!

 

Report and Results | PHT Web Page

The Turtle and The Bear

Here's another story about another VHTRC adventure in Shenandoah National Park organized by Gary Knipling, VHTRC's resident naturalist.

Human Body Meant to Run?

An interesting article in the NY Times. The Human Body is Built for Distance

The Wild Oak Trail 100

A small group or runners participated in the Wild Oak Trail 100, fall version, the "Hot TWOT" on October 10. As happens frequently, no one finished. Results and photos

Sean Andrish wins Wild Duluth 100K

Steve Core reported that Sean won the Wild Duluth 100K today (October 17) in 10:52. Wild Duluth website.

SMUT 50

Brad Hinton (11:21), Vince Bowman (11:22) and Karsten Brown (11:54) led the 28 runners who started the SMUT 50 on October 17 at 7:00 am under cloudy skies and cool temperatures. Michele Harmon was the first woman to finish in 14:30. 17 runners ultimately finished this inaugural event that, according to Brad Hinton, is "a 50 miler than runs like a 100K." Photos: Quatro Hubbard's | Sophie Speidel's | Steve Pero's| Steve Pero's report on his blog

Oil Creek 100

Jim Harris reports:

 

"A handful of VHTRC individuals were at the inaugural Oil Creek 100 Trail Runs this past Saturday [October 10] - Bob Combs, Margie Hughes, Brian Musick, Hunt Bartine, Tom Sperduto (first 100) and I. Probably others that I missed. Great race. Technical course with over 17,000 feet of gain. Excellent first year event and Tom Jennings is to be commended for all of his effort as a first time RD."

Event Web site

Quad State Quad Buster - October 24

On October 24, the Quad State Quad Buster will return after a several year absence. This 40++ mile run takes you through four states in one day.  It is not for everyone. You will need to move relatively quickly to finish in the daylight.  More information

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