John Anderson with his family at the Hardrock 100 finish.

R/C Team Runner John Anderson Finishes Hardrock 100

Congrats to Rock/Creek Race Team runner John Anderson, who finished the Hardrock 100 endurance race Sunday in 22nd place out of a field of 126 finishers. We can’t wait to get the full story, but meanwhile thought we’d share some…

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…

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…

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…

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 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 on his Thunder Rock 100 DNF, Part 2

Continued from Part 1, published yesterday.   Coming into Servilla Church (Aid #7, 50mi) I was pretty pumped to see my family and get some dry socks and shoes. I was still ahead of my schedule, maybe more than I…