In temps that started in the 40s at the start in Squaw Valley and hit 100 degrees in the canyons, runners enjoyed clear skies and dusty, dry trail conditions.
The VHTRC went west again to the Bighorn Mountains, always a favorite club destination race.
Bethany Patterson punched her ticket to the 2016 Western States 100 by finishing as first female at the Georgia Death Race.
Megan Stegemiller set the course record on her way to winning the women’s race at the third annual Thomas Jefferson 100K near Charlottesville on Saturday.
Bethany Patterson (née Hunter) was in the first class of Ring finishers in 2002 at age 23. Thirteen years and three children later, she is back.
In the 33rd edition of the race on the slower “new” course, Bill Turrentine finished his 25th Mountain Masochist 50.
45+ VHTRC runners, crew, and family members descended on the town of Dayton, Wyoming for the Bighorn Wild and Scenic Trail Runs of 100, 52, 32, and 18 miles.
Stephanie Wilson was the first female in 14:45 at the inaugural Thomas Jefferson 100k held on Saturday, March 15 at Walnut Creek Park south of Charlottesville. Sophie Speidel reports.
A large gathering of VHTRC members and guests came together to celebrate the various achievements of their fellow runners for the 2013 season.