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…

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Rock/Creek Announces Women’s Trail Running Summit

Today Rock/Creek, a leading outdoor clothing and gear retailer, announces a new Women’s Trail Running Summit, to take place near Chattanooga, Tennessee from August 22-24th. The Summit arose from a need identified by Rock/Creek Race Team member Erin Hannen, who…

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…

Nathan Holland on his Thunder Rock 100 DNF, Part 1

Nathan Holland on his Thunder Rock 100 DNF, Part 1

Rock/Creek Thunder Rock 100 Friday, May 16 – Saturday, May 17, 2014 Gear: Patagonia Air Flow Shirt, Patagonia Strider Pro Shorts, Smartwool PhD Run Graduated Compression Socks, Salomon Sense Pro Shoes, Suunto Ambit 2 (HR) Watch, Camelbak Handheld Bottle, Salomon…

Rock/Creek racer Nick Lewis on his 2nd-place Thunder Rock 100 finish

Rock/Creek racer Nick Lewis on his 2nd-place Thunder Rock 100 finish

A disclaimer: I could tell you what time I was at mile 25 (3:48ish), how many gels I ate (41), my fastest mile (7:23 on a fireroad in the middle of the night trying to catch Ryan), etc etc etc……

John Brower: Grand Canyon R2R2R 2014

John Brower: Grand Canyon R2R2R 2014

This was the third time I have been fortunate enough to make a go at the Canyon. I have tried to establish a tradition of a Man-cation every other April to the GFC, and this year I had several buddies…

John Brower: an ultra-distance run every weekend... for 17 straight weekends!

John Brower: an ultra-distance run every weekend… for 17 straight weekends!

The streak: 1/11 – Blues Double (52.4M) – 7:26 1/18 – Feral Cat 50k (32.1M) – 5:34 1/25 – Chuckles 50k (31.5M) – 4:14 2/2 – Flat @ss 50k (32.1M) – 4:43 2/8 – 10 Hours of WTF (56M) –…

Ultrarunning tips from John Brower, courtesy of the Fondren Urban Ultra

Ultrarunning tips from John Brower, courtesy of the Fondren Urban Ultra

Rock/Creek Race Team member and Breathe-Right afficionado John Brower is hosting his own “Urban Ultra” race in the Fondren neighborhood of Jackson, Missisippi. Read more about the Fondren Urban Ultra here. He sent a note to the runner of that…

Operation:Ultra's interview about trail running in the South

Operation:Ultra’s interview about trail running in the South

What is your favorite trail to run on?  Listen to Operation:Ultra‘s podcast about running gear and ultra running in the South. This week’s interview features race director Randy Whorton talking about the Chattanooga trail community and all the events lined up…

Check out our video from the 2013 Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k!

At long last, our annual short film from the Rock/Creek StumpJump 50k is out and available for your viewing pleasure. Whether you ran the race last year or are seeking motivation to sign up for the 2014 race, it’s worth…