Category Archives : Industry News


ULTRAmarathonRunning.com

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.

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TrailRunner “One Dirty Magazine” Blog

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!!

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Speedgoat 50k welcomes International Skyrunning Federation

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 Goats partner with the Backcountry.com Goat 2

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 […]


Karl Meltzer – RED BULL HUMAN EXPRESS 3

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 […]


UTMB 2010 2

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 […]


Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc 3

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

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Annual National Trail Running Day

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 – New Start/Finish Line 2

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 […]


Wasatch Affiliates – Outsource Program Management 1

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 […]


National Trails Day 2

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 […]


Zane Grey 50 Miler – 2010 1

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 […]


Celebrate Earth Day with Mountains Plus Outdoor Gear

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 […]


Meltzer takes on Pony Express Trail

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. […]


Mountains Plus Outdoor Gear – New Affiliate Manager 4

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 […]


Ultra-Trail Du Mount-Blanc – 2010 1

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 […]


Wasatch Speed Goats 2010 2

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 […]


Backcountry.com Secret Stash SALE

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 […]


Matt Carpenter at 44 – Pushing the limits 5

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 […]


Amy Sproston wins Guatemala 50 miler 1

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 […]