Tag: Ultramarathon

Leadville 100 Trail Run: Lorblanchet Wins

Thomas Lorblanchet won the 2012 Leadville Trail 100 in 16:29.  Zeke Tiernan in second place.  Others still racing at this writing:  Nick Clark, followed by Anton Krupicka, Jay Aldous, Andrew Catalano and Michael Arnstein. At this writing, Tina Lewis is…

Leadville Trail 100: Cool Forecast Bodes Well

Runners signed on for this weekend’s Race Across the Sky had better have plenty of warm clothes in their drop bags. The daytime forecast is benign.  Saturday’s predicted high in Leadville is 65 F – a perfect running temperature, with…

Rusiecki, Cusick Win 2012 Vermont 100

Brian Rusiecki and Kathleen Cusick won this weekend’s edition of the Vermont 100.  Rusiecki, of Westfield, MA, won in 14:54:05.  His time was just 54 seconds shy of matching Leigh Schmitt’s record from 2004.  Rod Bien of Bend, OR was…

Morris Park Commission, NJ Trail Series at Odds Over Ultramarathons

On 26 September, OXF reported that Morris County Park Commission won’t renew permits in 2012 for the Muddy Marathon, Mahlon Mayhem and NJ Ultra Festival.  Before publication, we were unable to contact anyone from the commission.  The following day, Executive…

Sandes and Clemons Win Leadville Trail 100

South Africa’s Ryan Sandes and Leadville, CO native Lynette Clemons won the Leadville Trail 100 in Colorado on Saturday.  The “Race Across the Sky” starts from one of the highest municipalities in the U.S.  The out and back course ranges…

Leadville 100 Starts Today

The Leadville Trail 100 starts at 4 AM Mountain Time.  I’ll be traveling this weekend, but will look to post race results and possibly an interview with a competitor.  You gotta love Colorado: 60% chance of precipitation today, including “numerous…