December, 2008

Ten….More….Miles! Challenge

December 30, 2008 admin News

Similar to the One….More….Mile! Challenge that ran through the month of November and was won by Erik Barr of El Paso, TX, Mike Keller is putting on the Ten….More. …Miles! Challenge. The Premise: Each month in 2009 you have to increase your long run by 10 miles to stay in the challenge, starting with 10 […]


New DVD – "The Distance of Truth"

December 22, 2008 admin News

The Badwater Ultramarathon and its participants is the focus of a new documentary on DVD called The Distance of Truth. Ferg Hawke is one of the runners featured in the amazing story. Ferg had been the runner-up in the 135-mile run across Death Valley and returned the year the documentary was filmed to see if […]


175 Mile Ragnar Relay

December 16, 2008 admin News

A new event will take place next May in the New York region, from Woodstock to the Bronx. Click here to visit the event website for more details.


One More Mile Challenge Wrap-Up

December 14, 2008 admin News

On November 1st, nine runners embarked on a charitable journey to give a little back to the world in the One…..More…..Mile! Challenge. Organized by NEO Trail member Mike Keller, the Challenge was a fairly simple (yet grueling) exercise of adding one more mile to the daily run each day until the last runner quit. So […]



December 14, 2008 admin News

The 3rd Annual URINEO FA 50 Miler took place today in Mill Creek Park (Youngstown, Ohio). This fun run, organized by the NEO Trail Club, starts at the Lily Pond parking lot and is run on an 8.3 mile loop that is primarily all trail. Click here for more info. 18 total runners showed up […]


MMT Lottery

December 10, 2008 admin News

Yesterday at 4:00 pm the 2009 MMT 100 lottery took place. NEO Trail members that were chosen to participate in next year’s event are Roy Heger, Paul Lefelhocz, Brian Musick, and Lloyd Thomas. Those on the waitlist are Bob Combs, Bill Losey, and Dave Peterman.


Matt Carpenter wins North Face Challenge

December 8, 2008 admin News

Matt Carpenter, one of the best trail runners ever and still running strong at age 44, showed up yesterday at the North Face Challenge 50 mile championship in San Francisco and was able to hold off last year’s winner, Uli Steidl, to win the top prize of $10,000 with a time of 6:49:36. Click here […]


6th Annual Tecumseh Trail Marathon Race

December 7, 2008 admin News

This past Saturday, Nick Billock completed the 26.2 mile Tecumseh Trail Race in Yellowwood State Forest in Bloomington, IN. The course provides a scenic and challenging route in Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests. A major portion of the Tecumseh Trail is used for the race with surfaces including wide fire roads, gravel, dirt, and paved […]


MMT Entry Open

December 1, 2008 admin News

The Massanutten Mountain Trails 100 Mile Run entry process is now open. You will have a week to apply for the MMT lottery as of 8:20 Monday morning. There is no need to be the first to apply, but don’t put it off and miss the boat. A few NEO Trail members have already signed […]


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