Thursday, July 17, 2008
I've posted more Hardrock 100 pictures on the Gazette website. This Sunday's Gazette will feature a story and photos about the two local runners Neal Taylor and Jon Teisher. To see the photo gallery visit http://www2.gazette.com/gphotos/index.php?album=hardrock100"
Sunday, July 13, 2008
Neal Taylor of Colorado Springs and Gazette reporter David Philipps leave the final aid station at Cunningham Gulch, 9.2 miles from Silverton and the finish, Saturday and begin the final ascent to 13,000.
Scott Mason of Heber City, Utah., runs the final stretch of the race toward the rock.
Saturday, July 12, 2008
Kyle Skaggs of Glenwood, N.M. shattered the record at the Hardrock 100 Endurance Race this morning winning with a time of 23 hours, 23 minutes and 30 seconds. Here are two pictures from early this morning. And yes, all the other runners are still on the course as I write. Above, Skaggs, 23, kisses the rock in Silverton at the finish Saturday, July 12, 2008. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Skaggs relaxes on the Silverton school gym after winning the race Saturday morning. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Friday, July 11, 2008
Here are some pictures from the first day of the Hardrock 100 race that started this morning in Silverton, Colo. Above, Jason Halladay of Los Alamos, N.M., reaches the summit of 13,200-foot Oscar's Pass after a 3,000-foot climb in two miles. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Michelle Schwartz fights the cold-swift waters of South Fork Mineral Creek at the first river crossing. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Whit Rambach crosses South Fork Mineral Creek atthe "Porcupine Shoeshine" as the runner call. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Gazette reporter David Philipps and I will be covering the Hardrock 100 Endurance Race through Colorado's San Juan Mountains this weekend. The race begins 6 a.m. Friday with the cutoff 6 a.m. Sunday. We'll blog during the race at this website and http://outthere.freedomblogging.com
Neal Taylor of Colorado Springs prepares his drop bags before the Hardrock 100 Endurance Race in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado Thursday, July 10, 2008. The ultra marathon begins 6 a.m. Friday. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)