John Anderson's 2015 Hardrock 100 race report

John Anderson’s 2015 Hardrock 100 race report

This race report comes our way from longtime Rock/Creek Race Team member John Anderson, who placed 22nd of 126 finishers at this year’s Hardrock 100. Amazing! — Jeff   Hardrock is deep.  It opens up to those present, and it…

Scott Jurek sets new AT record.

There was quite a bit of debate around here about whether Scott Jurek, ultrarunning legend, could take Jenn Pharr Davis’ Appalachian Trail record for the fastest known time for a supported thru-hiker(runner?), but on Sunday, he did it. Jurek’s new…

Brian Costilow running on Lookout Mountain

A comprehensive gear guide for your ultra marathon 

Depending on the distance, the time of year, and the location or terrain, the gear needed to contribute towards a successful ultra marathon finish may vary. Having run over 45 ultra marathons within the past 14 years, I have had…

Rock/Creek Race Team member to attempt Grand Slam of Ultrarunning

Rock/Creek Race Team member to attempt Grand Slam of Ultrarunning

This Saturday, local Rock/Creek Race Team member, Nathan Holland will join a mass of anxious, highly-trained, and headlamp-clad runners, in the pre-dawn darkness of Squaw Valley, California.  It will be the starting line of the 41st Western States 100-Mile Endurance…

Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Guy

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Guy

Looking for the Perfect Gift for your hubby, brother, or dad? Our gear experts have scoured the site for the very best Gift Picks for Him: Father’s Day gift ideas from clothing to gear for climbing, kayaking, and hiking to…

Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race

2015 Salomon Rock/Creek Trail Race Registration Opens New Years Day

Rock/Creek today announces that registration opens on January 1 at 1PM Eastern for the 10.2 mile Rock/Creek River Gorge Trail Race and the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k, both presented by Salomon. These two races are the foundation of Rock/Creek’s highly successful…

Nathan Holland: 2014 Upchuck 50k race report

Nathan Holland: 2014 Upchuck 50k race report

Race Details: Man, oh man… what an Upchuck! Upchuck is always a memorable experience, and one of those small and challenging races that truly embraces the ultra running experience at its simplest. Runners won’t find loads of swag here or…

Nathan Holland on the Pinhoti 100 Trail Race

Nathan Holland on the Pinhoti 100 Trail Race

Pinhoti 100 Saturday, November 1 – Sunday, November 2, 2014 Trail Running Gear: Patagonia Air Flow Shirt, Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts, North Face Tights, Smartwool PhD Run Graduated Compression Socks, Pearl Izumi Thermal Sleeves, Marmot Trail Wind Jacket, Lululemon Gloves,…

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,…