Category Archives : Race Updates


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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: […]


Speedgoat 50k 2012 Registration opens Jan. 1st

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 […]


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Speedgoat 50k…snow fun!

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


Antelope Island Buffalo Run

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 […]


Rocky Raccoon 100 Miler 2

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Speedgoat 50k registration opened 1

Speedgoat 50k, registration opened January 1st ! If you enjoy self inflicted abuse, this race is for you. Speedgoat 50k 2010 The 2010 Speedgoat 50k will be held July 31, 2010, starting at 6:30am.  Online registration will be available on January 1, at 12:01 MST at Ultrasignup.com  Entries are limited to 200 runners.  Cash prizes have […]


2009 Speedgoat 50k video

As Karl and I prepare for the fourth annual Speedgoat 50k here’s a video produced by Jared Campbell, this should give you an ideal what your getting into. Featured in October’s Ultrarunning Magazine Mountain Running


Pinhoti 100 – 2009

Looks like the southern goats are ready to rumble through the Talladega National Forest for a point to point 100 miler.This is the second annual run for the race and who else but Speedgoat Meltzer is there ready set the standard. Last years win was over 20 hours, I’m sure that will change. Looking forward […]


Katcina Mosa 105k 3

That’s the distance Suzanne Lewis and I covered during the Katcina Mosa 100k. What a day in the Utah Mountains with massive vertical and extreme heat, a perfect trainer for the upcoming Wastch 100. The day started at 3am to avoid some of the heat as the field cruised along I hooked up with Ultra […]


Katcina Mosa 100K Mountain Run 1

The Wasatch 100 warn up is less the 5 days away!! A bit of a sleeper but the Katcina Mosa 100k hands out a whopping 17, 404 feet of vertical gain. Wasatch Speed Goat Dave Hunt has owned this race for years as he always pulls off a Cheetah performance at Wasatch the following month. […]


Speedgoat 50k – 2009 2

The temperatures heated up so did the competition for first place as Luke Nelson lead early to the top of  Mary Ellen Gulch but was taken over by local runner Eric Storeheim who never looked back (6:12)! Eric runs for Wasatch Runnng Center the best local trail store around..10 scrapes for Eric! On the woman’s […]


Speedgoat 50k – Registration extended 7/8

REGISTRATION BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY JULY 8th ! Go ahead and click the Speedgoat 50k or the picture of (Karl) below and sign up for the toughest 50k around! This is the only trail race were your crew can ride the Snowbird Tram to watch you suffer in some of the toughest single track around! […]


Buffalo Run weekend 3

It’s time for “running of the buffalo’s”, team mate Jim Skaggs throws down a trio of races on Utah’s Antelope Island. This has to be one of the most unique trail races around, it feels like your running on the moon  which is surrounded by the stinky Great Salt Lake. Enjoy the scenery and watch […]


Pocatello 50 Mile Trail Run 3

A scenic and challenging 50 mile solo or relay (2 or 3 person) race . A much needed trail race has showed up for the 50 mile distance in Pocatello, Idaho; Jared Campbell and Ryan McDermott have taken trail running a new direction. “50 Mile Trail Run in its solo and relay format.  This unique format […]


Oil Creek 100 Trail Runs 4

Here we go east coast goats, a new 100 mile trail race hits the circuit. My home town of Oil City, Pa. is hosting a new trio of trail races put on by Tom Jennings. This race takes place October 10-11, 2009, Tom is hosting a 50k, 50 miler and a 100 miler at the […]


Hardrock and Wasatch application time 1

If your a Hardrock or Wasatch runner, it’s time to send over those applications and wait for the lotteries to take place in early February!! The two toughest 100′s are ready to fill their rosters through the agonizing lottery process,, trail running has become so popular it’s seems there’s room for another tough 100 .. […]


Utah’s newest trail race – Sapper Joe 50k 2

The gang from Wasatch Running Center is putting on a much needed spring trail race in Riverton, Utah. Looks like we get to run on a military base called Camp Williams in the south end of the valley. If you need a good warm up for Squaw Peak 50 here’s your chance to join Milada […]


The North Face Endurance Challenge

Talk about a show down for the money,…Tomorrow in San Francisco the big dogs are sprinting for the cash!! With Karl Meltzer running the event he posted hid usual savvy odds but now there is a late entry, Matt Carpenter!! Wow Ulli Steidl, Kyle Skaggs, Mike Wardian.. This is going to be a barn burner…stay […]


Speedgoat 50k registration is open!

It’s time to set the race calander for 09 ! The Speedgoat 50k is ready to take applications as of December 1st. Speedgoat 50k The Speedgoat 50k…2009 version will be held on the 18th of July. One week earlier than last year. I’d like to see more snow on the course! Yah, just kiddin’. The […]


Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 Mile Run

Happy Thanksgiving from the Wasatch Speed Goat Mountain Racing Team !! Be ready to mail out your application for the Massanutten 100 on December 1st as the lottery takes place December 9th, nice to know early if your in or not as most of the big 100′s have all turned to the lottery system.  If […]