Monthly Archives: March 2007


Zane Grey 50 – McNaughton Park 100 3

The next race is the rugged Zane Grey in Payson Arizona 4/28/07. I haven’t ran there for several years, the last time was right after a hernia operation. This year the race will reverse directions on the point to point course. The elevation gain is dropping by 1,600 feet with the course change, this should […]


Montrail-downhill running 4

LEAN FORWARD AND PUNCH IT! A downhill running tip to make up time in your next Ultra. Many races I have run always have a downhill section where the majority of racers lose time. The real key to running downhill is like skiing. You must stand on the center of your ski. The same applies […]


The SpeedGoat Lodge 3

Life is good at the SpeedGoat Lodge, we live 7200 feet above sea level in the Uinta Mountains. Our house is located at the west entrance, the only mountain’s in North America that runs east west instead of north south. I bought the house with the intention of improving my high altitude training. Thank goodness […]

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Antelope Island 50 mile race report 8

What a perfect day to run with the Buffalo’s, Erik Storheim tore the legs off his nearest competitor who eventually vaporized and posted a time of 7:11 followed by Kelly Korevec and Christian Johnson. The women’s race was dominated by Birgitta Johnson who looked strong all day posting a time of 8:24 followed by second […]


We are back !!!

Looks like we put so much stuff on the page we had to go get some more Internet muscle !! Full race report from Antelope Island coming later today!! Hats off to race director Jim Skaggs for putting out a triple play of races on the beautiful Antelope Island, 25K,50K and a 50 Miler !!


Crown King 50k race result

BRIMHALL WINS BY THE BRIM OF HIS HAT AT CROWN KING! Josh Brimhall continues his winning ways at the “Convection Oven” Crown King 50K. The competition was hotter than ever and may be the closest Ultra win of the year for any race. Only 14 seconds seperated Eric Skaggs and Josh at the finish. The […]


Chuckanut 50k race results 2

NOTES FROM THE GOATS:KYLE SKAGGS CHUCKS UP ANOTHA AT THE CHUCKANUT 50K! Kyle Skaggs continues to fly under the radar to win another Ultra in a closely contested race coming from behind on the last leg to beat Matthew Simms at the tape by a scant 2:20, running 4:10.13. Hal Koerner rounded out the top […]


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WasatchSpeedGoat “Get High” 50k 1

Check out the Speedgoat Trophy created by fellow trail runner Wynn Davis from the mid west. Wynn is an art teacher and volunteered his time to create the ultimate award ? You think were obsessed with the Rocky Mountain Goats, this guy has his own herd of goats to run with. Who will be the […]


Blister Management 2

NOTES FROM THE GOATS: I’ve got blisters on my blisters, isn’t that from a Beatles album? In the first days of ultrarunning your feet are tender and you can end up with some big blisters during those 100 mile races. I used to have mole skin, second skin and all kinds of remedies for those […]

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Copper Canyon, Old Pueblo 50, Way to Cool 50k 16

A FEW RACE NOTES FROM THE DESK OF THE GOATS. Scott Jurek returned to Copper Canyon to run with the indians and turned out a stellar performance winning the 47 mile adventure in a scant 6:32. Scott donated his winnings back to the locals, he wasn’t able to bring corn back to Seattle from Mexico. […]


WasatchSpeedGoat “Get High” 50k Application 5

Did you ever run through a tunnel at 11,000 above sea level during a trail race? The Wasatch Speed Goats just got approval for the runners to cross through the Snowbird tunnel then drop into the Mineral Basin side. The new chair lift will carry your crew to the tunnel entrance to view both sides […]

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Think Spring ~ Trail Running 6

I can’t wait to see the wild flowers, we have been running on the snow pack since November of last year. After feeling the warm temps at the Red hot 50k, let the melting begin. It is tough to run on snow for several months and then travel to Moab and dance through a giant […]


Montrail the Dog 4

Yes there is a dog named Montrail, I found him lost and starving up Rose canyon in Utah 7 years ago. Montrail has become the most loyal training partner any one could ask for. Even though Montrail has backed off his mileage the last couple years, he can still bang out the toughest trail runs […]


The SpeedGoats “Get High” 50k is on ! 14

On July 21 2007, a new tradition begins, the Wasatchspeedgoats are putting on a high altitude 50k trail race that takes place all above 8100 feet. The course is designed by Karl Meltzer which includes 9,000 to 10,000 feet of vertical uphill running with massive downhills that will test the best of trail runners. The […]