I’ll never understand road runners; people who actually prefer the mind-numbing boredom of running on a flat, paved road. (Bleck!) I even know at least one sicko who almost always runs on a treadmill … even if it’s 70 degrees and sunny out. (Clearly, a psychopath.)  Trail runners like variety.Continue Reading

The Trail Animals Running Club’s ultra popular mid-winter race, the TARCtic Frozen Yeti, will open for registration on Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m. The event features a 30-hour race and a 15-mile race that will take place overnight. The race is scheduled for February 3-4, 2024, with the followingContinue Reading

CTW Endurance has announced their Spring on the Trails event will take place March 23, 2024 in Lagrangeville, New York. This will be the fourth year of the event, which features a 12-hour, 6-hour, and 3-hour race. Participants will run on a 5K trail loop and attempt to complete asContinue Reading

Two-time Barkley finisher John Kelly recently set a new men’s supported fastest known time on Vermont’s rugged 273-mile Long Trail. Kelly completed the run in four days, four hours, and 25 minutes, beating out the previous men’s supported FKT of four days, 11 hours, and 44 minutes set by BenContinue Reading

River Road, at Mile 15 of the Vermont 100 in Woodstock, Vermont. (Vermont 100 Photo)

This week’s historic and dangerous flooding throughout Vermont has devastated roads and communities, and now it has forced the cancellation of the iconic Vermont 100. The event’s race director, Amy Rusiecki, made the difficult announcement last night in a message posted on the Vermont 100 website and sent to registeredContinue Reading

One of the things I love about trail and ultra races is they teach you life skills … whether you want to learn them or not. If you’re like me, you probably have a game plan in mind as you start a race. A neat and tidy mental map ofContinue Reading

It looks like Bruins great Zdeno Chara still has that competitive fire. The Stanley Cup-winning defenseman might be retired from professional hockey, but now he’s scratching that competitive itch by taking part in trail racing. Chara, who stands 6-feet, 9-inches tall, recently took on the Watuppa Trail 50K in FallContinue Reading

Trail runners will soon be able to enjoy a new 13.5-mile trail system in New York’s Finger Lakes region. The Nature Conservancy is breaking ground on a new trail system at West Hill preserve in Naples. It will be the first multi-use trail system designed for hikers, trail runners, andContinue Reading