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50 Mile Rainier to Ruston Race

The Rainier to Ruston 50 mile marathon on the Foothills Trail from Rainier to Puget Sound will be June 5. It celebrates Trail Days. It starts on the 1,700 level on Rainier. Its graphic notes it’s “from Tahoma to Tacoma” … Continue reading

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Mount Magazine 15K Run June 5 “Only One Hill”

The Mount Magazine 15K Run sponsored by the River Valley Runners will be June 5 starting at the Havana School. Like this:Like Loading…

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Massachusetts Runner Runs Mount Washington Race Barefoot

Tim Bourassa of Winchester, Massachusetts, runs his marathons and races barefoot including the Mount Washington Road Race. Experts say this practice results in less “impact collision” with the ground when running. Last year he ran the New York Marathon in … Continue reading

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Mount Washington Road Race Records and Hall of Fame

The Mount Washington Road Race Records and Hall of Fame has just launched. You check out their fan page on Facebook or their real blogspot world page (with actual records). There’s also the official page. The race will be June … Continue reading

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Greylock Thunderbolt Ski Race Back on After 50 Years

The Thunderbolt ski race down Mount Greylock is back on today after problems with not enough snow. Article Like this:Like Loading…

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Badwater Ultramarathon on July 24

On July 24 about 90 of the world’s most seasoned long-distance runners will take on the notoriously grueling Badwater Ultramarathon, which begins in the belly of Death Valley and ends more than halfway up Mount Whitney, the tallest peak in … Continue reading

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Tri-Peaks Bicycling Challenge Up Mount Magazine Third Week of May

The Tri Peaks Bicycling Challenge is the third week of May and is sanctioned by USA Cycling Association. Like this:Like Loading…

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Assault on Mount Mitchell Bicycle Race in May

The Assault on Mount Mitchell Bicycle Race is held traditionally the third week in May. In 2005 it is on May 20. It is sponsored by The Freewheelers of Spartenberg, SC. Like this:Like Loading…

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40 Mile Black Mountain Race Up Mount Mitchell Feb. 26

The Black Mountain Marathon up Mount Mitchell for 2005 will be February 26. The race begins at dawn in Black Mountain and follows trails to 6,684′ summit of Mount Mitchell then return to the start/finish area! With a starting altitude … Continue reading

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Brasstown Race Considered Best Single Day Bike Race in U.S.

Various sources report the Brasstown Leg of the Tour De Georgia was named the best day race by VeloNews Magazine. Lance Armstrong competed in 2004 but will not compete in 2005. The race is April 19-24. The 115 mile Brasstown … Continue reading

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