5 Feb 2017

Keith Knipling

2016 VHTRC Awards and Party

A report from one of the social highlights of the year — the 2016 Awards Party.

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2 Jan 2017

Keith Knipling

Nominations open for awards; Awards Party on February 4

Happy New Year, everyone. With 2016 now a distant memory, it’s time to reflect on all the great things VHTRC members accomplished on the trail last year … which means it’s time to nominate your fellow runners for our annual VHTRC awards.

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22 Sep 2016

Keith Knipling

The Big Schloss 50K

37 finishers at The Big Schloss 50K on Saturday October 24.

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27 Sep 2015

Keith Knipling

Wilderness First-Aid Weekend

Ten lucky club members spent an intense weekend learning how to save your sorry furbutt if you get hurt out on the trail.

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1 Nov 2014

Keith Knipling

The passing of Blake Norwood, RD of Umstead 100

The ultrarunning community lost one of its pioneers this week with the sudden and unexpected passing of Umstead 100-Mile Endurance Run race founder and RD Emeritus Blake Norwood.

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21 Oct 2013

Keith Knipling

Mike Bur and Keith Knipling DNF at Big Dog Backyard Ultra

Last weekend Mike Bur and Keith Knipling traveled to Bell Buckle, TN, to run in Lazarus Lake’s Big Dog Backyard Ultra. The race consists of a 4.1667 mile loop that is repeated every hour on the hour. Neither of them finished.

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14 Sep 2013

Keith Knipling

2013 Women’s Half Marathon

More than 200 women finished the 21st annual VHTRC Women’s Half Marathon, enjoying nearly perfect early Fall weather. Finishing in 1:33:33, Martha Nelson defended her title and beat her old course record by more than four minutes.

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26 Aug 2013

Keith Knipling

Martha Nelson wins St. Paul Urban Trail Marathon… Outright

VHTRC member and Women’s Half Marathon defending champion, Martha Nelson, won the St. Paul Urban Trail Marathon last weekend in Minnesota in a time of 3:07:35.

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11 Aug 2013

Keith Knipling

Volunteer Recognition and Summer Party

On Saturday, August 10, the club held its annual Volunteers’ Party, a celebration for the generous volunteers who help out at club events throughout the year. Over 100 club members, volunteers, and their families enjoyed fellowship at Gary Knipling’s home on Mason Neck, treated with gourmet grilling by Bob Fabia and hand selected beers by Joe Clapper. About a dozen runners came early for the 9:00 a.m. run on the trails of Mason Neck, during which several eagles were spotted.

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