22 Jun 2020

Keith Knipling

Sheila Vibert Sets FKT on the Appalachian Trail Through Shendandoah National Park

Sheila Vibert sets a new female FKT on the Appalachian Trail through Shenandoah National Park

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27 Apr 2019

Keith Knipling

In memory of Ed “Cappuccino” Cacciapaglia

We’ve lost our big-hearted, big-smiling friend Ed, but his love of the trails and the ultrarunning community remains with us. Ed’s wife, Helen Hipps, has requested that donations made in Ed’s honor go to the Virginia Happy Trails Running Club. Read on to learn how you can donate.

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28 Nov 2018

Anstr Davidson

John and Stephanie Win Prestigious Award

John Stacy and Stephanie Danahy win the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club’s Avery Award.

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16 Oct 2017

Tom Green

Tom Green’s First Run Report in 33 Years - and Latest 100 Mile Finish

Tom Green, the original Grand Slammer, completed the Yeti 100 Miler in far southwestern Virginia, held on Sept 29-30, 2017. Tom’s report (originally posted on Facebook) is reposted here.

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28 Aug 2016

Anstr Davidson

Rosalie Demoney - RIP

Long time VHTRC friend, Rosalie Demoney has died.

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29 Jun 2016

Sophie Speidel

Bethany Patterson finishes Western States as F7

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.

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11 Jun 2016

Quatro Hubbard

Michele Harmon Wins Old Dominion 100

The results of the Old Dominion 100 miler, held over the weekend of June 4-5, 2016, have been posted, and the VHTRC is well represented this year!

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30 Dec 2015

Sophie Speidel

Bethany Patterson voted 10th in Ultrarunning Magazine UROY poll

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.

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15 Nov 2015

Anstr Davidson

Paul Dwyer - RIP

Paul Dwyer, a friend and runner from former days, has died.

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6 Oct 2015

Quatro Hubbard

Kathleen did it again!

Continuing an incredible year of running achievement in our region in 2015, on Saturday, October 3, Kathleen Cusick journeyed down to Elkhorn City for Kentucky’s only 100 mile trail race, the Cloudsplitter 100. And as is now her custom, she won.

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