Guest Post: Table Rock Ultra 50-Miler

Guest Post: Table Rock Ultra 50-Miler

This trail race report comes our way from guest poster Jeff Nagy, a veteran of several Salomon Rock/Creek Trail Series races attempting his first 50-miler. Thanks for the write-up, Jeff! The Table Rock Ultras 50 mile and 50K took place…

Nathan Holland on the 2014 Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k

Nathan Holland on the 2014 Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k

Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k Saturday, October 4, 2014 Tributes: It’s hard to find the words to pay respect to someone who I didn’t even know… However, from runner-to-runner, father-to-father, son-to-son, and brother-to-brother through Christ Jesus I wanted to honor Eric Jacks,…

Rock/Creek Women's Trail Running Summit Success

Rock/Creek Women’s Trail Running Summit Success

Sunday morning at 7AM, I found myself popped up into the downward dog position, settling back on sore Achilles’ and hammies, staring back at my big toes; nails still a little grimy from the previous day’s trail adventures. The sun…

The Jedi Conquers the Rock/Creek Toyota

Darth Vader Conquers Leadville 100

So, when Rock/Creek‘s events guy decides to try this twitter and instagram thing, drive across country to run his tenth Leadville 100 mile race, and bring his son along, the result is epic. I’m willing to bet this is the first live-blogging of a…

John Brower's new blog: Hundred Mile Fun Run

John Brower’s new blog: Hundred Mile Fun Run

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you’ve probably seen one of John Brower’s race reports. He’s one of our favorites, and his race reports rarely disappoint. Don’t believe me? Check out this race report, or this…

John Anderson wins the Tahoe Rim Trail 50, vomits watermelon

At mile 10, my legs were already feeling heavy, and I had doubts about the “reverse taper” strategy that I employed for the Tahoe Rim Endurance 50 Mile Race. See, training had been going well as I geared up for…

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 2

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 2

Rock/Creek Chattanooga Mountain Stage Race – 3 Days, 3 Mountains, 60 Miles Friday, June 13 – Sunday, June 15, 2014 Gear: Patagonia Air Flow Shirt, Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts, Smartwool PhD Calf Sleeves, Salomon Sense Pro Shoes, Suunto Ambit 2…

Guest Post: My Outdoor Adventure Shoe Obsession

Guest Post: My Outdoor Adventure Shoe Obsession

Editor’s note: The following is a guest post by @ThatOutdoorGuy. Some guys my age collect vintage cars. Some own several all-terrain vehicles. Some thousands and thousands of dollars’ worth of fishing and/or hunting equipment. Others boast of a garage filled…

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 1

Nathan Holland: 2014 Chattanooga Mountains Stage Race, Day 1

Rock/Creek Chattanooga Mountain Stage Race – 3 Days, 3 Mountains, 60 Miles Friday, June 13 – Sunday, June 15, 2014 Gear: Patagonia Air Flow Shirt, Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts, Smartwool PhD Run Graduated Compression Socks, Salomon Sense Pro Shoes, Suunto…

Rock/Creek named 2014 Grassroots Outdoor Alliance "Retailer of the Year"

Rock/Creek named 2014 Grassroots Outdoor Alliance “Retailer of the Year”

Chattanooga-based specialty outdoor retailer Rock/Creek has been named the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance’s “Retailer of the Year” award for 2014, the second consecutive year and third of the last four years. The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance (GOA) is a group of independent…