Thursday, February 25, 2010
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
50 Kilometer, 25 Kilometer, 10 Mile & 5 Mile Mountain Trail Runs
March 20, 2009
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
5 Mile - Course Map - Elevation Profile
10 Mile - Course Map - Elevation Profile
25 Km - Course Map - Elevation Profile
50 Km - Course Map - Elevation Profile
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Runner up: Jeff Jones running the Tom Thumb 50K Fun Run in blistery conditions. Also congrats to Jody Chase and Paul Bonnett for completing the 26 mile edition.
It’s time to stop crying about the demise of the Crow King Scramble. Get your mind set on the inaugural Mesquite Canyon 50K (or 25K, 10 mile, 5 mile options) March 20th in the White Tank Mountains. Check out the run info and sign up here: Mesquite Canyon 50K
Last call on WMRC shirt orders!! Place order Now
Looking for some inspiration? This video will motivate!
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Reminder: Tomorrow is Wednesday. Time for another group trail run the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. Meet 5:15 AM at the very top parking lot on Squaw Peak Drive north of Glendale / Lincoln. Plan on a little over one hour at a “major” slow pace.
WMRC runners covered a lot of ground this past weekend: Twin Peaks 50K / 50 mile; Pemberton 50 K and Lost Dutchman Marathon: First Ultra! : Runners of the week are Karen Heard (5:52) and Jason Klonoski 5:17) who both ran their first Ultra at the Pemberton 50K in the McDowell Mountain Park. Great job you two. Others who enjoyed and finished the run Joe Galope 4:34, Higgins 5:11, and Robert Andrulis 6:48. Other notable friendly faces at the event: Nick, Jamil and Jon working aid station 20 and 25. Tiffany working the start and finish area. Cheering the troops on: Andrew, Debbie, Aaron and Jeff McCoy. Thanks everyone!
The Traveling Team: Twin Peaks 50K and 50 Mile, Corona California. Congrats to Jody Chase (2nd woman, 1st masters) 6:18, Honey Albert 6:56 and Liz Everly 7:22. 11,000 Ft gain in the 50K ouch! Looking for more pain was Laura Nagy who completed the 50-mile in 14:49. Very Nice!!
Back in AZ: Congrats to the Lost Dutchman Marathon runners Jon Roig, Joanne Hughes, Debbie Leftwich and Brad Combs!
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Runners of the week are twofold: First is Laura Nagy who keeps the Mt Ord Fun Run going annually. Distances completed this year ranged from 25 to 15 miles. Great job to all! Second are the Coury brothers who continue to travel and push the limits. Nick and Jamil both ran the Rocky Raccoon 100 mile this past weekend. Ran together and finished in 8th and 9th place in a time of 17:09.
The raffle for the Heart Shape Jewelry Box will be held after the Wednesday morning run. Get your pledges in if you want a chance to win. 100% of the money collected goes to the Red Cross Haiti relief fund. More info here: Jewelry Box Raffle
Orders are now being taken for the 2010 Spring WMRC performance running shirts. Some new color options available. Only $16 ($18 long sleeve) You don’t always run with us? We still want your order! Order info here: WMRC shirt order
Good luck to those that are running the Pemberton 50K on Saturday or any other event!
Thursday, February 4, 2010
NEW for Spring 2010! A Limited Edition Gray Unisex Short Sleeve with a Black logo (Gray is typically not available in short sleeve and the material is a little heavier than the standard cool T's)
By popular demand, we are about to order new 2010 WMRC running shirts. This WMRC shirt order will be through RaceReady (the same company as last time). RaceReady arguably makes some of the finest running / athletic shirts available. Very breathable, lightweight fabric. 100% made in USA. 100% USA Fabrics. Check out the website here: http://www.raceready.com/. There are many options and new colors to choose from!
2. Women's V-Neck
3. Men's Sleeveless Trail Shirts
4. Men's Singlet
5. Women's Singlet
6. ReadyTech Alta Long Sleeves
$16 - Cool-T, V-Neck, Trail Shirt, Singlets
$18 - Long Sleeves
Email order to Kevin Higgins at: email@example.com including:
2. SHIRT COLOR
4. LOGO COLOR (BLACK or RED or GREY/SILVER)
Please have your order in by Friday, February 19th.
Colors: Black, White, Royal, Red, Lemon, Purple & Lime
Size: XS, S, M, L, XL
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
As noted, Sunday was Jody’s Cave Creek Trail Marathon. Pictures above. 26.4 miles, over 6,000 feet of gain, rugged, some water, 100% beautiful. Check out Cosmas’ GPS map / elevation profile of the day.
Runners of the Week: 1st place Women and 4th overall Paulette Zillmer. Great Job Paullette. At the end it looked like you could have done a double. Maybe next year!
Jamil Coury continues to Roll. Jamil and Art battled for the coveted first place with Jamil just edging Art at the end. So what does Jamil do for a follow-up? Runs the Rocky Raccoon 100 mile this weekend in Texas with his brother Nick. Good luck you two!!
48 runners started, 42 finished, Full Results here:
Check out some video from the event: The first one is submitted by Kopol the 11-year old dog running his first trail marathon. Congrats Kopol!!
Without all the production the 2nd one is a running segment up high on the ridge and some lower creek crossings.
Pledges are still being taken for the Heart Shape Jewelry Box Raffle to aid the Haiti Earth Quake Relief. Drawing to be held after the Wednesday run February 10th. More info Here.
Up Next Saturday: Mt Ord Fun Run.
***By Popular demand, order information for the 4th installment of the WMRC performance shirts will be posted within a couple days. Incredible Pricing. Even if you don’t run with us we want your order. Stay tuned.***
Monday, February 1, 2010
Yesterday I had 48 runners start and 42 finish. I raised $455.00 to donate to the land trust. Thanks again, Jody
Here is the finisher list:
Jamil Coury 4:50 (birthday boy)
Artemus Bourque 4:51
Chip Gosswisch 5:13
Paulette Zillmer 5:28
Dave Cauthon 5:32
Paul Bonnett 5:34
John Pearce 5:34
Honey Albrecht 5:45
Jason Greyslak 5:45
Jon Roig 5:50
John Vaupel 5:56
Dallas Stevens 5:56
David Binder 6:05
Joshua Motter 6:16
Kevin Higgins 6:12
Ron Harding 6:22
Josh Miller 6:27
Mark Cosmas 6:28
Jules Drelick 6:29
Scott Wallace 6:29
Concetta Palella 6:32
Elliot Kawooka 6:33
Tim Widener 6:40
Renee Webb 6:41
Jeff Jones 6:44
Jason Klonoski 6:46
Giles Widner 6:54
Justin (late start) 6:55
Debbie Leftwich 7:00
Mike Allen 7:03
Aaron Mascarella 7:22
Kate Hansen 7:28
Daniel Gannon 7:28
Andrea Griego 7:28
Stephanie Buehner 7:31
Shelly Rush 7:31
Jeff Bott 7:38
Donovan Sarka 7:40
Gary Kline 8:10
Brent Pinder 8:10
Linda VanTilborg 9:06
Karen Bunge 9:06