Off to Moab next weekend to run for fun get in shape day, yes off the couch Red Hot 55k is just around the corner. Looking forward to a day in the Red Rocks hanging out with a bunch of trail junkies! Chris puts on a series of killer trail races In the Moab area, […]
A few weeks ago Altra Zero Drop sent me a pair of their new high cushioned shoe called the repetition, it comes out this coming January. This shoe is mean. It’s made as a road shoe but I’ve found it works great on most any trail. I’ve tried them on some rocky Arizona trails, up […]
My names is Justus Fitzsimmons, Scott asked me to help the Wasatch Speed Goat blog to post race results and updates about the trail running scene! Here’s a little about myself. I’m 16 years old and I live in Lehi, Utah. I’m pretty new to ultra running. I’ve run and finished Antelope Island 50k, Squaw […]
The 2014 trail running season is just around the corner…the Wasatch Speed Goat Ultra Running Team is training hard for the upcoming season! Goat Skins – by Patagonia! Stay tuned for team updates,
Fellow Trail Runner from across the pond, Keith Godden has a great site for the global endurance scene! Click the banner to visit Keith’s site. Ultramarathon running races, training & resources for ultra running enthusiasts! Trail, mountain, desert, 24 hour & other ultra long distance endurance events.
The new line up of Hoka OneOne Running Shoes are live and ready for you to FLY! I just ran the Antelope Island 50 in the EVO…sweet shoe, a little stiffer then the Bondi but all the cushion with a little snugger fit. Evo runs a little large but has a second insole to fill […]
Yes…how cool, I raced against James Bonnett at Zane Grey when he was 14 years old, now James is a Wasatch Speed Goat and he’s back on the trail after a two-year hiatus. I was having a pint of beer with James today in Park City and he signed up for the Speedgoat 50k, James […]
Yes…TrailRunner Magazine is launching a new blog, news, opinions and trail running stories directly from the single track! Stay tuned, the Wasatch Speed Goat Ultra Running Team will be posting a very informative article about the history of the only web based ultra running team around!! Scrape on!!
Team Mate Chris Boyack is applying his savvy tech skills to update the team site..stay tuned!!
The Speedgoat 50k is always full of surprises…this year our fellow trail runners from across the pond are coming to race July 28th at Snowbird Ski Resort, NICE! If you want to compete against top trail runners like Killian Jornet, Max King, Nick Clark sign up NOW before we sell out! Ultra SkyMarathon® Series *SPAIN: […]
I wanted to start off by thanking long time and original sponsor Backcountry.com for providing goat skins for the team, they reached out to exclusive partner STOIC brand for the shirts, shorts and socks, sweet..Stoic thanks for the skins! This years line up includes a few new goats to the heard…scrape on for 2012!! 2012 […]
Heading to Texas to run the Rocky Raccoon 100 miler, 5-20 mile laps, looks like I’ll be crossing that bridge 5 times I’ve never run a flat 100 miler before, I’m sure this will whip me into shape for the upcoming race season! Looking forward to running with Wasatch Speed Goat Team Mate Beth Simpson-Hall… […]
Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team partners exclusively with Backcountry.com, the other goat. For 2012 the WSG will be sporting all new goat skins (brand to announced)… Stay tuned for the final roster for the largest and only web based trail run team around. The Goats will be roaming the globe trekking through several mountain […]
Let the fun begin, sign up now for the toughest 50k around and enjoy a day of trekking through Snowbird’s gnarly terrain. Each year there’s a new surprise, massive snow fields, steeper vertical, longer finish…what’s next? Speedgoat karl’s 100 Mile Blend Coffee The Date for the 2012 Speedgoat 50k will be July 28, at 6:30 […]
OK…Let the madness begin, registration opens January 1st for the toughest 50k around! This year were letting 300 runners registrar for the event! If you have what it takes bookmark the date so you can pay to abuse yourself July 28th at Snowbird Ski Resort… I’ll have a cold one at the finish line, SCRAPE […]
Heading back home to see my parents and run the Oil Creek 100, one of my favorite events, trekking through the PA. woods for a 21 hour work out. 100 miles – 17,627′ elev gain – 32 hour limit – 5 AM Saturday to 1 PM Sunday. Tom Jennings and his volunteers run some of […]
Here’s a preview for Saturday’s Speedgoat 50k…Karl and I finished marking the course which has been altered due to heavy snow pack. No worry a new thrill every year…ropes on little cloud, new types of vertical. Run well… Sharpen your hooves for this one!! Voted “Utah’s Best Race” 2011
Sounds like Bighorn 100 could be a snowy muddy mess, I heard rumors the course may change due to heavy snow pack and rain. Five feet of snow at mile 18 aid station? I’ve seen so many races canceled and effected by inclement weather it makes you wonder what’s up with mother nature? Anyways time […]
Off to Buena Vista, Colorado to run a fast 50 miler, 400 runners will line up Colorado’s best Ultra for 2009! As my season starts out slow due to the heavy snow pack in Utah, I’ll use this race to launch my season which goes off now until October.. Oil Creek 100. The ascents all […]
The fifth running of the Speedgoat 50k is just around the corner and the marvel of madness won Best of Utah for Ultra Trail Running by Salt Lake – City Weekly, for those of you who’ve experienced and supported such a grueling event, scrape on! Click on goat man to registrar >> Best Ultra Trail […]
Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team is moving full steam ahead with marquee sponsor La Sportiva Trail Shoes, First Endurance, Backcountry.com and Patagonia Trail Running Apparel! Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team Blog Scrape on!!!
Antelope Island Buffalo Run 25K, 50K, 50-mile, 100-mile March 25-26, 2011 I was running Antelope Island this weekend and must have seen over 50 trail runners out there training for the big event! Teammate Jim Skaggs has put together one of the biggest events there is with runners from 4 events trekking along side the […]
Now’s your chance to try the brand Karl Meltzer used to trek the entire Pony Express Trail (1840 miles) , Hoka OneOne Bondi is flying of the shelves at our local retailers! Mountains Plus has both styles available now, Comfort and cushioning: 2.5x the EVA volume and 30% softer than standard running shoes Rolling up: […]
Here’s a preview of Meltzers marvel of madness, Luge 2011. Some of rest during the winter, not Meltzer, he prefers to shovel out giant luge courses deep in the canyon. Luge party this weekend, I’ll get the Go Pro Head Cam fired up for the event! Video 2dirtyshoes
Speedgoat 50k – Registration opens Jan. 1st, If you got what it takes sign up for the toughest 50k around! Snowbird Ski Resort host the 5th annual 50k trail race which takes place entirely with in the resort. This is a post graduate trail race with over 20,000 combined vertical starting at 8000 feet above […]
The Wasatch Speed Goats are applying, game on.. Powered by La Sportiva Mountain running, First Endurance.
Need I say more..Patagonia for the holidays!
Our sponsor for the Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team has offered some killer deals for the shopping weekend, from 11/26 – 11/29. GEAR UP!
Getting ready to start the season off with a leg speed race, time to take a break from the vertical and run a fast 100. The Rocky Raccoon is one of the oldest and most loved trail races in the state of Texas. It takes place in Hunstville State Park on mostly flat trails through […]
The man himself continues to raise the bar as he says..finishing the Pony Express Trail with a 105 mile leg in 20:23, what the hell? For us mortals imagine running about 50 miles a day for 39 days and throwing down a 105 leg at the end to just for the fun of it, unbelievable. […]
Wednesday morning September 14th Karl Meltzer heads out for another long journey… trekking the Pony Express Trail with the support of Red Bull. Starting in Sacramento Meltzer plans on covering 50 miles a day for the next 45 days…(roughly) all the way to St. Joseph, MO. I’ll be tracking Karl at http://karlmeltzer.com/. Once he arrives […]
Wow, imagine lining up for the biggest event of your life and having it canceled 20k into the race due to a landslide in Italy..the mental let down and disappointment was unmeasurable. As I entered the Saint-Gervais aid station (20k) there where runners everywhere on their phones standing around in the pouring rain? I went […]
Poles or no poles, that question been answered. The Mt. Blanc single tracks seem a little steeper then the single tracks were use to racing on..The downhills seem fairly steep as well, one must pace themselves or life could get real tough later in the race, save the quads. Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc
I’ll be on a plane to France for the UTMB, but for the rest of you go get it! 2nd Annual National Trail Running Day set for August 21st, 2010 Atlanta, GA – June 28th, – Trail runners across the country participated in National Trail Running Day last year, having over 5,000 participants run Trail […]
Kevin Schilling and Keri Nelson take the Goat Leg! Local runner Kevin Schilling hangs on for the win finishing just in front of Nick Clark to earn the Goat leg and $500.00 in cash! On the women side Keri Nelson dominated the nannies to win by over a half hour, nice run! The Wasatch Mountains […]
Speedgoat 50k is just 11 days away! We will start and finish at Snowbirds Gad Valley which is entry 1 of the resort. Hang on for some spectacular views, terrain and the best trail running arena in the states..Sharpen your hooves..!! Speed Goat Coupon Now Available! With your purchase use coupon code 1UX-1-UJENB to receive […]
Tomorrow morning is the start of the toughest 100 trail race of all, the Hardrock 100.. Like many fellow trail runners I didn’t get in the race but was top ten on the waiting list..Good luck to all the runners and looking forward to watching fellow team mates Tom Remkes, Cory Johnson and Steve Pero […]
Outdoor Industry Association Press Release: Mountains Plus Outdoor Gear, long time on-line retailer of outdoor gear announced the addition of Scott Mason as the new Affiliate Manager. Scott will be working closely with MPgear.com Affiliates and the Avantlink Network to enhance the program and provide unparalleled service. “We are really happy to have Scott on […]
Long time on-line retailer Mountains Plus partners with Speedgoat 50k for this months upcoming race! The Speedgoat 50k takes place at Utah’s Snowbird Ski Resort on July 31st and is one of if not the best trail running arena you’ll ever see! Where else in the US can you ride a tram and watch your […]
Just 5 hours into the race and up front we have a three pack, Kilian Jornet Burgada, Geoff Roes and Anton Krupikca all rolled through Miller’s Defeat (34.4) together, it’s early but a good chance one of these three could be King of the Mountain…Make your pick – Live race feed Go Hal! Car Racks […]