This was Evan's 2nd year in a row riding the VT 50 and it is quickly becoming his favorite race of the season. Evan took almost 30 minutes off his time from the previous year and did so just using 1 gear.
Location: White Mountains of New Hampshire Adventure: 30 miles, five headwalls in one day- King Ravine, Great Gulf, Tuckerman Ravine, Huntington Ravine and Madison Gulf. 31,000 feet of elevation change (15.5k up, 15.5k down).
Here is our video from the 2015 Manitou's Revenge 54 Mile Ultramarathon & Relay. It was another epic day in the Catskills. Includes a special performance by Guillermo Ayala so be sure to watch from beginning to end!
This was the inaugural running of the Ellenville Mountain Running Festival. Ben Nephew & MPF RNR Teammate Iain Ridgway ran the marathon distance and just about had another sprint finish to the end as they did earlier in the year at Breakneck Ridge...
This was Ben's 15th year running the Escarpment 18.6 Mile Trail Run which takes place in the rugged Catskills of New York. He thought he seen it all, but every year at Escarpment is somehow different, and this year was no exception, especially with the surprise at the top of Blackhead Mountain...
This years Sky Marathon had a bit of an added challenge with the torrential downpours the night before and throughout the day. Runners were in knee deep mud at times and battling 50+mph winds near the summit.
Len was focused on the Vertical K on Saturday, which was extremely challenging. He was a bit unsure about the 2nd days Marathon but with encouragement from his wife, he ended up having a weekend to be proud of!