Monthly Archives: June 2007


WasatchSpeedGoat 50k~Registration closes 7/16/07 5

Meltzer just got the course finalized with Snowbird and Alta! Hang on for some big climbs throughout the two resorts, we will be trekking through the tunnel twice and crossing Mt. Baldy into Alta. Be prepared for a slow decent down Baldy Ridge this is a steep descent that will require a slow scramble down […]


Hardrock 100 18

The grand daddy of all 100′s is coming up next month with the ultimate match up! Karl Meltzer has won 3 – 100 milers already this season with only a couple weeks to rest for the mighty Hardrock ! Rumor has it his competition is in Silverton a month early? Hang on for the battle […]


Speed Goat Trail Running Shop ! 2

The Wasatch Speed Goats have partnered with the other goat at Backcountry.com to bring you the best trail running shoes, gear and apparel. Backcountry.com has the largest selection of outdoor gear I have ever seen, if you are shopping for trail running gear, specialty items for camping, skiing, climbing or what ever trips your trigger […]


Hal Koerner wins Western States 100 7

12 to 1 odds takes Western States! Big day at Western, Hal took off from the gun and never looked back! He totally burned off the competition all day, runners kept shuffling positions behind Hal, but no one was able to make a push that would threaten his lead! Looks Nicki Kimball may hold on […]


Speed Goat odds at Western States 100 8

Western States Live updates GO HAL, KEEP UP THE PACE ! Sim Jae Duk…5-2 Nikki Kimball…7-2 Brian Morrison…3-1 Kami Semick…4-1 Greg Crowther…4-1 Anne Lundblad…6-1 Lon Freeman…5-1 Bev Abbs…10-1 Eric Grossman…8-1 Annette Bednosky…10-1 Graham Cooper…8-1 Helen Cospolich…20-1 Eric Skaden…10-1 Hal Koerner…12-1 Phil Kochik…15-1 Jim Huffman…15-1 Ian Torrence…18-1 Jon Olsen…18-1 I believe the men’s winning time will […]


Meltzer sets course record at Bighorn 100 22

“A GENETIC MUTANT” is the latest quote from another fast Ultrarunner. How does it all come together every month? Who knows. The Competition was tough with Mike Wolfe hanging tough through 66 miles. It was a see-saw race up until then. Aid station time was the difference keeping the Wahsatch Speedgoat in the race. It […]


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Meltzer and Mason rock Bighorn 3

Karl Meltzer was in a serious battle with Mike Wolfe for the win! Karl’s experience prevailed as he pulled away the last 35 miles for a winning time of 20:12:58 (course record). Both WasatchSpeedGoats collected hardware, second place trophy for my age group 40-49 and 13th overall ! Full race report tomorrow, ba! WSG Scott […]


Bighorn 100 2

Karl and I are off to the Bighorn 100 in Sheridan, Wyoming. The mighty Bighorn has a record that needs re-set by one of those fast guys, sub 20 ? After re-cycling 7 toe nails I have a fresh set of scrapers for the 103.6 distance this weekend. Karl has come off back to back […]


WasatchSpeedGoat 50k 4

SPEEDGOAT UPDATE: 44 days 9 hrs and 33 min 47 sec to the inaugural WasatchSpeedGoat 50k !! Trailrunner Magazine top ten race you must do! Karl Meltzer has been out there cruising around Snowbird with his GPS finalizing the coolest 50k course there is. Check this out, the first male and female speedgoat to the top […]


Hats for Hundreds? 13

Do you wear a hat running those long hot ultras ? Guys like Meltzer prefer to run with out the hot cap on their head as it holds the heat in and creates a lot of extra sweating or does it ? I prefer the hat for the reason you can turn it as you […]