The Mountain Sports Trail Running Team enjoyed Crested Butte’s gorgeous aspens and rolling hills while racing the Cart to Cart 19 and 13 mile runs, which boasts 4,000 and 3,000 feet of climbing. Western’s first male representative of the 19 mile race was Mountain Sports Ski Mountaineering coach Marshal Thompson, finishing third in a time […]
Our very own Western Trail Running Team had a strong appearance last weekend at the Ragnar Trail Relay Race in Angel Fire, New Mexico. Twenty runners were sent in total under the direction of the team’s new coach, Josh Eberly. The weekend included monstrous hail storms, and camping out among a mass of runners. […]
Western Colorado University Mountain Sports Trail Running Team member Bryan Schlinkmann recently completed his first 100 mile race ever at the 2015 Zion 100. Here is his epic race report: Friday, April 10, 2015 was the day that I attempted my fourth 100-mile endurance run in beautiful Virgin,Utah. Having attempted this distance three times prior […]
The Western Colorado University Mountain Sports Trail Running Team traveled to Fruita, CO this past weekend for the Gemini Adventures Trail Running Festival. Wet weather did not discourage the team as they posted solid and exceptional results on both days of competition, as strong efforts led the way for the Western athletes against more than […]
The Western Colorado University Mountain Sports Trail Running Team traveled this past weekend to the epic and rugged trails of Moab, UT for the Moab Trail Marathon, ½ Marathon, and Adventure 5km Races. The team traveled 18 runners and 4 support staff for what turned out to be a remarkably successful competition. Against 600 other competitors, […]
The Western Mountain Sports Trail Running Team competed in the 64th Annual running of the ‘W’ Mountain Race this past weekend against over 125 other racers. Top results were posted by Josh Simkins and Conner Jackson in the 2.7 mile uphill race which finishes on top of the mountain that is home to the University’s […]
Where: University Center Ballroom When: Thursday May 1st at 5:30pm Why: To celebrate another incredibly successful season of competition and to honor the athletes and media that make it all happen! Purchase Tickets or Make Donations Here! $15 per plate or $105 to buy a table for you and your friends!
Bryan Schlinkmann rolled out of bed last Friday morning and decided to run 100 miles. Training for you first 100 miler is a daunting process that very few people on the face of the Earth can really comprehend. Many ultra-runners will run over 100 miles per week in preparation for a single race. Most athletes […]