Trail News

Notes from the Kalalau Trail, Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawaii

Contributed by Jeffery Rogers I had the pleasure of running the Kalalau Trail on Friday, March 4.  For those who aren’t familiar with the trail, it provides the only land access to the rugged Na Pali coast on the Hawaii island of Kauai.  Its 11 miles traverse five tropical valleys each with an exquisite waterfall,…

Marshall Ulrich – “Triple Crown” Ultra Athlete

Marshall Ulrich has a new title as he is the first person to complete the "Triple Crown of Extreme Sports" – ultra running, adventure racing and mountaineering. http://www.fortmorgantimes.com/Stories/0,1413,164~8318~2737467,00.html At 53 years old, he is about to complete the "seven summits", climbing the highest peak on all seven continents. He has many running accomplishments including 10…

Endurance Radio

I came across something interesting called Endurance Radio today. The site (http://www.enduranceradio.com/) has interviews of endurance athletes. Today’s interview (2/22/05) was of Diana Fitzpatrick a Western State’s 100 participant. I listened to it this evening while doing some other work. Additionally each day they feature a race or talk about an upcoming race. The web…

Race up Kilimanjaro!

Here is somethng cool, a race up Kilimanjaro: http://www.dailycamera.com/bdc/our_town/article/0,1713,BDC_2518_3553404,00.html I came across this and know how some of you just love challenges and running up hills. This race is being organized by Pemba Sherpa, a member of Boulder’s running group, Boulder Trail Runners. In July, 30 runners will participate in this event including H.U.R.T. runner…

Na Ala Hele Oahu Advisory Council – Report #2

Aloha Runners!  FYI, a brief summary of the meeting held 15 February 2005. 1.  Poamoho Trail access is still being negotiated between Dole and the State.  When signed, the public will have access directly to the trail head.  Per Aaron, this would be a "killer" location for a trail run! 2. Trail Club clearing agreement …