Saturday, February 11, 2006

Jones-Wilkins and Pacheco Rock the US 100 Mile Championships, and other stories

A couple of headlines for all you trail runners:

Wilkins And Garner Win USA 100 Mile Trail Titles

Andy Jones-Wilkins rocked the Rocky Raccoon 100 to finish 2nd in 14:56:55, good enough to win the USA 100-Mile Trail Championships. His teammate Jorge Pacheco (from Mexico, although he frequents Southern California) came in first in an amazing 13:16:56 - just seconds off the world record. Connie Gardner from Medina, OH, clocked an amazing 17:04 to clinch 1st female, and the women's US title.

(Click here for the full story)

The "Running Man" of Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun did a great article on Keith Boissiere, a local ultrarunner. I don't get the impression he runs a lot of organized ultra races, but his solo 50-mile one way runs to Washington, DC (and a bus ride home) definitely shows he has the ultra spirit. He sounds like a great guy.

(Click here for the full story)

Scott Jurek, the King of Ultramarathoning

A write-up on Scott's back-to-back wins at Western States and Badwater last year. A good one for those of you who just finished the Death Valley Marathon. So much for "I don't do roads"!

(Click here for the full story)

Happy training!



  1. Hey Scott,

    Connie Gardner is from Medina, Ohio.

  2. Thanks for catching that! I corrected it above and re-ping'd for the RSS update. Much obilged.

  3. IT will be interesting to see what Jurek is able to do at Freescale Austin Marathon on th 19th.

  4. Scott

    How do I reach you to get info on advertising on your blog.

    Dave Jabas

  5. Hey Scott, thanks for stopping by. Hope you're doing well!


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