Monthly Archives: January 2008

Wasatch Running Center 1

The Wasatch Running Center is blowing out some running gear from February 2 – 8, if you need to re-up your shoe inventory or winter running cloths this would be a great time to visit Glenn at 8946 South State Street Sandy, Utah 84070. Glenn’s store is stocked for the Ultrarunner with all the hard […]

Speed Goat of the Year, the race is on! 2

The race tightens up for Speed Goat of the year! I am going to leave voting open until Saturday, February 2nd at 5:00 p.m. What’s unique about the award is the readers of decide Speed Goat of the Year not a small panel of voters! Please review 2007 performance page before voting if you […]

Speed Goat of the Year 2

Keep the votes coming, I am going to leave the polls open until February 2nd which is Hard Rock 100 lottery day! For all you 100 mile junkies the mighty Hard Rock will be posting the 2008 field this weekend! Another big event is the Rocky Raccoon 50 and 100 coming up this weekend in […]

H.U.R.T. Race 2008 3

The race is pau! That’s Hawaiian for finished. It was a great race with a lot of Aloha. We were fortunate to have the Hawaiian blessing of rain (and wind) at certain times throughout the race. This pleased some H.U.R.T. people because according to those who marked the trail on Friday, the course was just […]

Jurek, Kimball Named 2007 Runners of the Year 2

A board of 21 voters from all regions of North America submitted ballots this year. 2007 UltraRunning Magazine’s Runners of the Year (first place votes in parentheses) Men 1. Scott Jurek, 34, Seattle, WA (9) 199 2. Karl Meltzer, 40, Sandy, UT (5) 153 3. Kyle Skaggs, 22, Ashland, OR (3) 137 4. Hal Koerner, […]

Ultra Camp ready for sign ups 4

Karl has teamed up with the University of Utah and will be hosting his running camp on July 9 – 13. Go to and click on the ultra camp link for all the info and itinerary. Learn tricks of the trade and become the best mountain runner you can possibly be. Special guest Nikki […]

Red Hot 50k 6

Here we go ready to start the trail season down in Moab, Ut. for the Red Hot 50k! On February 16, 2008 race director Chris Martinez is putting on a killer 50k or a 33k trail race in the cool red rocks of Moab. If you want a great early season race this is one […] 4

Karl and I would like to thank every one for reading our silly web page, we’ve had great success the first year and look forward to seeing all fellow speedgoats out on the trails or at the Speedgoat 50k. We still think the Mt. Blanc post was post of the year with 85 comments on […]

Speed Goat of the Year 18

We are in the process of listing all the candidates for the 2008 Speed Goat of the Year! Please follow this link to review the current runners and their races. We do expect to ad races and runners to this list based on your comments and ideals. We will open a voting in a couple […]