While it is not a “trail race,” the Jarmans Invitational Marathon (or the JIM) is in the mountains (on the edge of Shenandoah National Park near Crozet in western Albemarle County), the course is primarily dirt road, and just about everyone has a beer at the finish. So it very much has a VHTRC vibe to it. John Calabrese reports on the 2023 race.
John Calabrese ventured out of the region to tackle a beast of a race known as Manitou’s Revenge, a 53 mile point-to-point run in the Catskill Mountains of south-central New York. He has shared his detailed report on his experience at the 2023 race, held on June 24th.
Last person standing/backyard events continue to gain in popularity, and John Calabrese reports on a particularly epic weekend at the Backyard Ultra put on over the weekend of May 13-14, 2023, by Just a Training Run in Wakefield, in the Hampton Roads area of southeast Virginia.
John Calabrese has come through with a detailed report on the inaugural running of the Hone Quarry 40 miler, held on March 25, 2023 in the mountains along the Virginia/West Virginia border west of Harrisonburg.