9 May 2024

Keith Knipling

2024 Massanutten Trail Work Party

Last Saturday, 18 volunteers coordinated by the VHTRC help clear trails in the Massanutten Mountains. Together, we cleared 29.6 miles of trail, removed 56(!) trees, and contributed 140.5 hours of labor to our public lands.

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5 Jul 2023

Keith Knipling

Ron Knipling (1947-2023)

Ron Knipling, Gary’s brother and Keith’s uncle, passed away today. He ran MMT once, in 1997, as well as a handful of other trail and ultra runs. Read more about his true outdoor loves and legacy.

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18 May 2023

Keith Knipling

2023 Massanutten Trail Work Party

The week before MMT, 22 volunteers from the VHTRC were busy preparing the Massanutten trails by clearing more than 23 miles of trail, removing dozens of trees, and contributed 164 hours of labor to our public lands. After the work party, several volunteers attended the Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp Sun Pavilion Grand Opening, which the VHTRC also had a hand in making possible.

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17 Apr 2023

Keith Knipling

A Gathering for Chris

Some of the “old guard” of the VHTRC gathered to celebrate Chris Scott’s memory, near the trailhead of the Bull Run Occoquan Trail at Fountainhead Regional Park and the birthplace of the VHTRC.

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4 Apr 2023

Keith Knipling

Reflections on Chris Scott

Chris Scott passed away Sunday after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74. Chris was the genesis of the VHTRC. While Keith Knipling does not go that far back, he has been around long enough to have run with Chris and witness his magic, as well as hearing many stories. Chris was one of a kind and, without Chris, there would be no VHTRC.

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31 Dec 2022

Keith Knipling

VHTRC 30th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt

The VHTRC turned 30 in December, 2022, and we are celebrating with a year-long photo scavenger hunt.

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30 Sep 2022

Keith Knipling

VHTRC Membership Issues

If you wish to be a member of the VHTRC please check your member profile and/or the Club membership roster. Because of a membership system glitch, your membership may have inadvertently expired.

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18 Aug 2022

Keith Knipling

Sara Davidson Joins the VHTRC Board

Sara Davidson fills a vacancy on the VHTRC Board.

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10 Aug 2022

Keith Knipling

2022 VHTRC Summer Party

The VHTRC Summer Party will be on Sunday, September 25. This is a true highlight of the VHTRC social calendar and all club members, their families, and volunteers at our events are invited. This is our chance to raise a glass to those members and volunteers who are so instrumental in making this club work.

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10 Aug 2022

Keith Knipling

Upcoming Trail-Work Opportunities

There are two opportunities in the next month to give back to our public lands and improve the trails for all to use.

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