Trailhead: The Trailhead Podcast Reflects on 2023UltraSignup
Results from JFK 50, Dirt Circus, and Fat Ox. Plus a new episode of the Trailhead Podcast where Buzz and Corrine speak to the community.
Happy Tuesday runners,
As we head into the long holiday weekend, the whole team at UltraSignup is feeling deeply grateful for all of you, the trail running community. Thank you for all that you do to support one another and continue to build our sport to be welcoming and inclusive.
Become a Race Day Volunteer: It’s impossible to put on a successful race without many willing hands. Give back to your community by volunteering your time. As you plan your 2024 race schedule, remember to pick a race or two where you can volunteer your time.
Sign Up for a Turkey Trot: There are many many turkey trots taking place across the country this week. Find yours on UltraSignup and get some miles in with other local runners.
THE WEEKEND COOL DOWN
🍂 Jennifer Lichter (📸:1) put on a strong performance to top the women’s podium at the JFK 50 mile in 6:23. Close behind her was Robyn Mildren and Valérie Arsenault. Seth Ruhling took first place for the men, with Calum Neff and Ryan Sullivan following up for second.
🎪 The inaugural Dirt Circus 10K served up a technical course in Bentonville, AR. Christian Allen brought home first for the men with 38:00, and Dani Moreno (📸:2) for the women in 47:02. Full Results.
🐂 Fat Ox Endurance Runs served as the 2023 USATF 24-hour championship. Don Reichelt (📸:3) completed 126.5 miles for first man, and Sierra DeGroff led the women with 111.6 miles.
🎓 The future of trail running might be XC high school and collegiate runners. The NCAA XC championships took place over the weekend with much excitement.
Want more racing? Check out Justin Mock’s “This Week in Running,” then take a look at these upcoming events that are still open for registration
In this episode Corrine and Buzz reflect on the most inspirational moments of 2023, share their hot takes from 2023 and look forward to 2024. You’ll also hear from the trail community: coaches, athletes, writers, and podcast listeners.
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