ShareThe Rocky Raccoon 100 Ultra Trail Race
The 2011 Rocky Raccoon 100 Ultra Trail Race was the 19th annual running. The race takes place in Huntsville, TX which is about less than an hour north of Houston. Joe and Joyce Prusaitis are the race directors and their goal is to provide Texas hospitality and take care of all the ultra trail runners. Their goal is to see you cross the finish line in under 30 hours, and they are there to provide “more encouragement than sympathy” to keep you moving.
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ShareAn Evening out with Tony Kupricka, Scott Jurek, Geoff Roes, and Dave Mackey
Tony Kupricka, Geoff Roes, Dave Mackey, and Scott Jurek
Four Premier Ultra Trail Runners Talk
Just the other night the Boulder Trail Runners invited four of ultra trail running’s premier runners for dinner and an open forum, interaction discussion at Sherpa’s restaurant in Boulder, Colorado. The guests of honor were: Geoff Roes, Dave Mackey, Tony Kupricka, and Scott Jurek. This was a great opportunity to hear them speak and to ask questions of these world class ultra trail runners.
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ShareLeadville Trail 100 High Altitude Training
North Masse Peak at 14,340' from the north on the Continental Divide
Preparing for the Leadville Trail 100 Run; Climbing North Massive Peak at 14,340’
In preparation for the Leadville Trail 100 trail run I took off with my buddy Simon and I spent my third weekend at altitude. But this time instead of my training revolving around running; I switched gears and climbed North Massive Peak. The two areas that I want to work on before the Leadville Trail 100 race are my hiking/climbing abilities,
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