Extreme Ultrarunning 

Ultrarunning resources, Ultrarunning links and general ultra running information for the novice or veteran ultrarunner. 

 

Your center for sister races in the LUS and BEAST series

 

 

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Race Information    

Please note - The 2014 Hellgate 100K application will be posted around October 8 or 9. 
2014 Promise Land 50K -  April 26, 2014
Tentative Results
Age group results
Stories from the sunny, bright trail
Best times and age group top ten stats

2014 Holiday Lake 50K - Feb. 15, 2014
 Results from the snowy slogfest!
Stories and pictures 
2013 Hellgate - December 14, 2013
Results - Posted 12/16/13
Stories from the trail! 2003-2013
All-Finishers Stats 2003-2013 (Excel file/multiple tabs.Check them out!)
General Hellgate Information
Tentative results
What is Hellgate all about? Multi Media story 
2013 Promise Land 50K - April 27, 2013
Results - Posted 4/27/13
Race Reports - Race Director and Overall Winner Reports Added 5/9/13
2013 Holiday Lake 50K - February 9, 2013
Official Race Report - David Horton - Added 2/25/13
Pictures - Added 2/22/13
Results - Updated  2/18/2013
Age Group Results - Added 2/18/13
Race Reports - updated 2/18/13
Sub 5 Hour Women through the years - Thanks to John Price for compiling this - Added 2/18/13
Video Tour of the course (Thanks, Bill Hite!)
2012 Hellgate - Final Results      Age Group Results
Race Reports - Race Director Report - Added 1/8/13
Hellgate - All Finishes

2012 Promise Land 50K, Apr 28, 2012

Overall results    Age group results   

2001-2012 Cumulative Stats  

Come hail or high water: Stories from the Trail 

3 for 3? Still time to sign up for the LUS (Standings)

                       

Consider this new race: June 23, 2012

The Eastern Divide Ultra 50K - Giles County, VA

Recent races:

2012 Holiday Lake 50K, Feb 11, 2012

Tentative overall and age group results

Stories from around the lake  

 

2011 Hellgate 100K, Dec 10

Running under a full moon. . .

Hellgate stories and results

Complete Hellgate Information

What is Hellgate all about? Multi Media story 

 

 

2011 Promise Land 50k, April 23    97.4% finish rate!

Overall Results               Age group results

Stories and snapshots from the race

Professional photography pictures 

 

2011 Holiday Lake 50K++, February 12

Overall Results/Age Group Results      96% finish rate!    

Stories and pics from around the lake!

 

2010 Hellgate 100K , Dec. 11, 12:01 AM.  

 

2010 Results - Posted 12/11/2010

2003-2010 cumulative results and NEW stories and 2010 results from the Gates of Hell: New stories added as they come in! Horton's report as well as 25 others now posted!

Best blood picture of the year! Some people will do anything to win.

- Everything you wanted to know about the course from Hell (Course description, crew directions, aid stations, etc)

- Get a feel for the race:  Watch the 2007 Hellgate Multimedia story by Tracy Boyer of the Roanoke Times.  Includes interactive audio course descriptions, maps, pictures from the race and story line following Rebekah Trittipoe's race. This Hellgate story by the Roanoke Times won 2nd place for multimedia stories in a worldwide competition by the National Press Photographers Association See details  

 

2010 Promise Land 50K - April 24, 2010

       Results      Stats from all ten years

       Stories and pictures from the Promised Land! 

 

2010 Holiday Lake 50K - Held February 13, 2010

      Official Results

     Stories and pictures from the snowy trail

 

2009 Hellgate 100K - Held December 12, 2009 

      Resultsstories and pictures from the Gates of Hell

      More Pictures

 

2009 Promise Land - Held April 25, 2009

      Results (Updated)           Official race pictures               Stories        

      RD's report      Over the years PL Stats

2009 Holiday Lake 50K++ - February 14   

     Results:  All finishers and Age group

     Stories - Updated 4/13/09   ***Two new stories

     Course GPS map - See where you've been

    

2008 Hellgate 100K - December 13

     Results, stories, pictures

2008 Mountain Masochist Trail Run - 50 Miles - Nov. 1

2008 Race Information and results, professional pictures

1983 - 2007 MMTR Results, Reports, Pics, Etc 

2008 Holiday Lake 50K++  - Held February 16, 2008

   Results - Posted February 17, 2008

   Race Reports and Pictures - Updated 3/10/08

2008 Promise Land 50K  - Held April 26, 2008                 

   Results and race stories -

   Professional race photos by Andrew Wilds

2007 Hellgate 100K  - Held December 8, 2007

Official Overall and Age Group Results

Race Reports

Ultrarunning Bookstore  

 

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Want some interesting reading? Visit Rebekah's Reality, a blog of writings about running, life, and other things.

Lynchburg Ultra Series Info and Stats 

2014 LUS/Beast Entry Form and Info

2014 LUS/BEAST Standings - 3/31/14

All-time BEAST results

Past LUS/BEAST Results
2013 LUS Final Standings 
2013 Beast Final Standings
2012 LUS Final Standings 

2012 Beast Series Standings  

2011 Final LUS Standings

2011 Final BEAST Standings

2010 BEAST Standings  

2010 LUS Standings

2009 BEAST Final Standings  

2008 Beast Final Standings

2007 Final LUS Standings  

2007 Horton Slam Results 

Older News...   

South Beyond 6000 Women's Record - June 2009

Jenny Anderson, Anne Lundblad, and Rebekah Trittipoe

 6 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes    

Lots of pics from the trail, daily synopsis, and links to news articles   Pictures added 6/15/09  

Colorado Trail Record Attempt - July 2009

On the trail again... David Horton chased the supported Colorado Trail Record...Read more

 David Horton's 2008 Continental Divide Trail Record Attempt

June 7th marked both the beginning and the end of David's adventure.  The brutal desert had it's way with David when he lost the trail, was afflicted with total body cramps, unable to walk and on the verge of losing consciousness.  Severe vomiting, dry heaves, unable to eat and drink or sleep after finally finding his way left him with little recourse but to surrender... Click here to hear David's description

Allegheny Trail Record - June 2007

 Rebekah Trittipoe completed the 292-mile Allegheny Trail in 7 days 6 hours. Read about the first several days  HERE. 

Miscellaneous Stuff

- Link for races worldwide: http://www.ULTRAmarathonRunning.com

- For all trail lovers: Interesting elevation profiles of The Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail

- Professional photos and great views along the Leadville Trail 100

- One of the more focused sources for health insurance discussion,
Reallycheaphealthinsurance.com now has updated news and quotes.

Regular Features
Ultrarunning Calendar
The best and most up to date calendar out there. 
Ultrarunning Information
Articles and links to articles of interest to those who run long distances
Ultrarunning and Hiking E-Mail Lists
If you enjoy "chatting" electronically with people who have similar interests this is worth checking out.
Ultrarunner's Bios
Thanks to Stan Jansen who has compiled these Bios from over 1000 ultrarunners who have been a part of the Ultra Listserv group.
Long Distance Record Attempts
Two attempts at David Horton's Appalachian Trail Record and several attempts at the Long Trail Record are chronicled.
Pictures
Pictures, we have pictures. Everything from A Quest for Adventure, 1991 Appalachian Trail Run, the 1995 Trans-Am Footrace, to general stuff that is of interest to ultrarunners and hikers.
Archives
After a short time on the Homepage everything ends up here. If you are new to this site you will certainly find something of interest here.

 

 

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