Category Archives : Speedgoat Updates


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 […]


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 […]


Oil Creek 100 – 2011 3

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 […]


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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


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 […]


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 […]


Mountains Plus Partners with Speedgoat 50k

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 […]


Spring Trail Running Gear discounts

Our favorite retailer Backcountry.com has stocked up with the newest trail running gear, feel free to shop and redeem your Speedgoat 10% discount: 1UX-1-UJENB Browse the Speed Goat Trail Running Gear and get 10% off your order! Speed Goat Coupon Now Available! With your purchase use coupon code 1UX-1-UJENB to receive 10% off on trail […]


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Zane Grey madness 2

I haven’t been to Zane Grey in a few years and what a difference, the rocks are plentiful, the brush is overgrown and the ruts are deeper then ever.  I’m all scratched up from my arms to my ankles, once I drew blood at mile 6 it never stopped.  What a tough course to follow […]


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. […]


Wasatch Speed Goats sweep Anartica Marathon 3

Yes it’s true, team mates Kathy and Robert Youngren trekked all the way to the Anartica to post a one two sweep at the world’s most remote marathon! Robert won the race in a time of 3:50:02 with his wife to follow up in 3:58:59 for second place, how cool is that! Antartica Marathon 2010 […]


Trail Running lotteries

Trail running lotteries have become a way of life for those who love to trek the big events!! Every year I toss my name in the hat for the Wasatch and Hardrock with only a small amount of success. I’ve really enjoyed watching the sport grow the last decade or more but what a task […]


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 […]


Wasatch 100 – 2009 8

The Wasatch 100 dished out some serious heat but it didn’t effect Meltzer or Roes as those two both broke the old course record. Rose crossed the finish line in 18:30 and Meltzer in 19:12, amazing times for the two top dogs of the day. On the woman’s side Besty Nye and Mandy Hosford both […]