Posts Tagged ‘Zane Grey 50’

Mandatory Trail Work, i.e. Volunteer Service Requirements

Mandatory Trail Work, i.e. Volunteer Service Requirements

My son and I recently spent ten exhausting hours with three other volunteers performing trail maintenance on the Highline Trail #31 in the Tonto National Forest near Pine, Arizona. The Highline Trail is home to Zane Grey 50 Mile Endurance Run, regarded as the toughest, roughest and most beautiful 50 mile trail run in the […]

Beauty and the Beast – Speedgoat 50K

Beauty and the Beast – Speedgoat 50K

Before I even begin giving my race report and background on this years race I have to congratulate my brother-in-law Kevin Conte on his first ultra race and finish at Speedgoat 50K. I would have to say when I approached him with the idea of running this race with me I thought he would laugh […]

The Zane Grey 50 Mile Endurance Run 2012 Video

The Zane Grey 50 Mile Endurance Run 2012 Video

Watching an ultra unfold is an interesting and entirely different experience than running one.  Seeing the nervous looks on runner’s faces, the smiles on friends faces in the early stages then the strains of fatigue in the latter ones.  It’s nothing short of a journey and an experience unlike many others. As a continuation of […]

Northface Enduro 13 Hydration Pack

Northface Enduro 13 Hydration Pack

I jumped into a whole new realm of hydration packs the day I picked up the North Face Enduro 13. I went into the store looking for a way to carry my bottles and get me enough liquid so I could maneuver my way through the Zane Grey 50 mile race without becoming completely dehydrated […]

Zane Grey 50M – An Interview with Race Director Joe Galope

Zane Grey 50M – An Interview with Race Director Joe Galope

The Zane Grey 50 Mile Endurance Race is entering its 23rd running on April 21st in northeastern Arizona.  Renowned, notorious, infamous, no matter what you call it, the race has earned its title as one of the toughest 50 Mile races in the country.  With the race kicking off with another stellar field we wanted […]