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.
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!!
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: […]
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 […]
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!!!
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
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Hoka Mafate’s are live at Mountains Plus Outdoor Gear, Buy NOW! As new Affiliate Manager for Mountains Plus Outdoor Gear it’s a no brainier to market the mighty Hoka’s . Karl Meltzer convinced me to try these shoes in April and “WOW” is all I can say! My first thought is these are the […]
Each year I trail run from my house through the Uinta’s looking for Elk Sheds but today I found a nice Moose Antler, it’s not often you stumble across one of these! Getting ready for the Bighorn 100 Trail Run next weekend…. Speed Goat Coupon Now Available! With your purchase use coupon code 1UX-1-UJENB to […]
Each year the American Hiking Society celebrates National Trails Day to inspire public and outdoor enthusiast to seek out their favorite trail to discover, learn about, educate and work on trail projects throughout the country. It’s great to see the movement as U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced the designation of 31 […]
Time to update some of that wore out gear and take advantage of this weekends Memorial Day Sale with trusted retailer Backcountry.com, proud sponsor of the, Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team.. Scrape on !! Speedgoat 50k has 34 spots left, sign up NOW for the “Toughest 50k around”
Jemez weekend is upon us and here comes the Hoka’s, Melter and Mermoud will be sporting the latest in trail shoe design ! I had the chance to bounce around in the Hoka’s for a moment and I must say “wow”! The new trail shoe design reminds me of the ski industry when fat skis […]
Sign up Now for the Speedgoat 50k, this years trail race starts at 6:30 a.m. July 31st, 2010. Finish Line 2009
Jemez 50 miler, time to get serious as Zane Grey was a “off the couch 50 miler” training run. The Jemez 50 is chalk full of savvy veteran trail runners along with Assistant Director for the Wasatch Speed Goat’s Tim Barnes, look for Meltzer trekking with a hunk of cast on his right arm, will […]
Here we are hanging in Flagstaff waiting to run the mighty Zane Grey, after a night on the town with Meltzer and Torrence, it’s time to shake off the Jaguar bomb hangover and get ready to run….Looks like there may be a little snow on the course up high, maybe a little mud to keep […]
The Mountains Plus team promotes Earth Day by discounting all Eco-friendly products. NOW we can offer our readers 10% OFF any of our Green Gear: * Nemo Ditto Tote Bag – This bag is made almost entirely from re-purposed NEMO tent samples and manufacturing seconds. Let’s use the NEMO to go grocery shopping instead of […]
For a trail runner who’s used to lining up at 100′s with just a Nathan Elite 2V Plus Pack, it’s going to be a blast carrying all those required items on my trek through the 2010 Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. I am not a big fan of a bag of water on my back which covers […]
I guess running 5 to 6 100′s a year just isn’t enough for Karl, here he is staging an attempt to run the entire Pony Express Trail from Missouri to California (1840 miles). The trail is celebrating it’s 150th anniversary so Karl teamed up wit Red Bull for the attempt, stay tuned for more details. […]
After many years of working in the marketing affiliate space I’ve taken on the job as Affiliate Manager for Mountain Plus Outdoor Gear. The team at Mountain Plus have been around for a long time and have a huge selection of the best outdoor gear available! If there’s any affiliates out there that would be […]
Registration opens December 23rd for the ultimate trail race!! It’s time to cross the pond and run the ultimate trail race, Ultra-Trail Du Mount-Blanc. I’ve heard the stories from Meltzer and team mate Mike Mason describing the event, it sounds like my type of course with gnarly endless vertical. 2010 could shape up to be […]
As 2010 is just around the corner the Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team enters it’s third year and has quickly become one of the most diversified and visible trail teams out there!! This years line up of sponsors includes the very best products trail running has to offer. Long time sponsor Nathan Packs continues […]
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Long time supporter of the Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team has stashed up to 25% discounts off over a 1000 items for black Friday and Cyber Monday, check out the finest gear there is… Secret Stash – Men’s And Women’s Fleece Jackets Up To 50% Off At Backcountry.com. Valid While Supplies Last. Secret Stash […]
After 15 years of Ultra running my wife has seen it all, her friends at work have heard it all, so they handed her a hard copy of 110 savoy statements that “You know your and ulltrarunner if”.. I laughed my a** off knowing this applies to all my fellow trail runners. So each week […]
Watch out Here is a Mountain Lion Story At around 7:15 this morning, my dog met a mountain lion in the brush on the connector trail between Queen Esther Drive and Snowtop. The cat was about 3 switchbacks up from the bottom, and was within 30 yards of me. I did not see the cat, […]
Time to re-up on the spring clothes and outdoor gear, New Spring/Summer Gear – Men’s Shorts And Hiking Pants At Backcountry.com. Valid While Supplies Last.
Here is the MAN of high altitude running, Matt has the highest Vo2 max ever recorded by a runner (above 90), higher than Lance Armstrong. I watched Matt float by me at Pikes Peak and the Fila races in Aspen Colorado years ago. I also lined up with Matt at the Leadville 100 as he […]
Wasatch Speed Goat Amy Sproston breaks the 7 hour barrier at the Guatemala 50 miler. Nothing like a little international flavor for the goats, hooves on the pavement? Ouch.. “50 miles on roads felt like 2 road marathons back to back. I hit mile 25 at 3:25, and managed to hang on and run the […]