Tag: Escarpment Trail Run

Escarpment Trail Run: Volunteering To Be A Beast of Burden

Struggling over a rock ledge, carrying an unwieldy pack, I lifted one knee up high and heaved myself to my feet.  As I rose, the load in my pack shifted, and I did a hula hoop move while grabbing a…

Loverich, Wheeler Win Soggy Escarpment Trail Run

With buckets of rain pouring from the sky, Jacob Loverich and Sheryl Wheeler won yesterday’s Escarpment Trail Run. From State College, PA, Loverich won in 2:55.:47, ahead of Ben Nephew.  This is only the second time in 13 years the Nephew…

Escarpment Trail Run 2011: A Lesson in Humility

Despite being  less than optimally prepared, I had high hopes for the 2011 EscarpmentTrail Run.  The weather was good; I’ve trained consistently – at least until the last week.  At start time, it was hot in the sun, but not…

Nephew, Tamburrino Repeat as Escarpment Trail Winners

Can’t anybody else win this race? Ben Nephew, of Mansfield, MA won the Escarpment Trail run for the eleventh time in twelve years yesterday, 31 July.  His time was 2:53:17.  Evan Sparling came second with a time of 3:03:25.  Sparling’s…