The miles we travel and those we meet along the way…

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Race Report on Jan 31, 2013

This story has been nesting in my mind for months. It’s long, but hopefully entertaining… at the least… interesting. The miles we travel and those we meet along the way By Victor Ballesteros In January of 2012, I got an email from Palo Alto’s running superstar, Gary Gellin, asking me if I had any interest […]

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If at first you don’t succeed…

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Sep 29, 2012

Announced by Gary Gellin, on Thursday, September 27. The snow hasn’t yet arrived and my health is where it should have been seven weeks ago. All systems are go for another shot at the 165 mile Tahoe Rim Trail speed record. I will start in Tahoe City at 4:30 AM on Sunday, October 7th and […]

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Tahoe Rim Trail Speed Record Attempt – Gary Gellin

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Race Preview on Jul 12, 2012 Gary Gellin

Most of you know that on August 13th I’ll be making an attempt to break the speed record on the 165 mile Tahoe Rim Trail. The current record is held by the Spanish runner Kilian Jornet with a time of 38 hours, 32 minutes. This is a time that many feel is close to unbreakable, […]

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Not gettin’ it done in Napa…

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Race Report on Mar 4, 2012

This morning had the makings of the perfect day for a marathon.  The 4:00 AM wake up call was less than pleasant, but I managed to slither out of bed, get ready, and head out the door for the 90 minute drive to the start in Calistoga by 4:30ish.  The weather was perfect, right around […]

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Ultra Marathon Training and Racing with The Endurables

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Jan 12, 2012

Our friends at The Endurables have opened up registration for another great training program. Train with Inside Trail Racing Team member and great coach, Larrisa Polischuk, to get ready to tackle your next race. This is a comprehensive group training program that will ultimately prepare you for your goal summer race, whether that be a […]

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TRAIN WITH CAITLIN SMITH

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Jan 4, 2012

The Endurables and Inside Trail Racing are pleased to announce a training program that targets our Big Trees Trail Run in Oakland, CA on May 6.  Train with pro athlete, Olympic Marathon aspirant, and awesome coach Caitlin Smith in a fully supportive environment with like minded runners. This East Bay 16-week Trail Running training program […]

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Race Selection Survey

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Jan 2, 2012

We were incredibly impressed with the responsiveness and quality of submissions we received for our first survey – THANK YOU! We look forward to incorporating a lot of your suggestions into our future races. The next survey is now live and focuses on Race Selection. We want to know what you’re looking for in races […]

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Quick poll on Facebook

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Dec 23, 2011

Please click “Read this post” to activate the links… We have posted a new poll on our Inside Trail Facebook page, and would love to get your feedback. Click here to visit our page and provide your answer. Thanks!

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Welcome… and Thanks

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Dec 22, 2011

Welcome to the all new Inside Trail Racing site. We are extremely excited to finally be opening up the website for you to see a small portion of what we have planned for the coming year and beyond. In addition, we’re working on a number of innovative and exciting events that will be announced soon. […]

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A quick survey

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog on Dec 21, 2011

We are dedicated to providing you the best trail race experience. To do that, we want to hear from you about what drives you to run, what you like and what you hate about racing, and a myriad of other things that may sometimes seem completely unrelated. So, to capture your preferences, we’re going to […]

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One more day…

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Race Preview on Dec 21, 2011

Sorry for the delay in getting the site and calendar launched. Something out of our control has us in a bit of a holding pattern until tomorrow. We can’t go into detail, but it could mean some interesting changes for Inside Trail and the trail running community. The site and calendar are ready to go […]

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We will return to your regularly scheduled program…

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Uncategorized on Dec 7, 2011

Good God!  We’ve been buried for the last couple weeks and are thankful for the lull in the trail racing news this time of year.  Personally, I’ve been juggling 70+ hour weeks putting on and preparing for running events with PCTR.  We had a great time putting on the Woodside 50k (35k, 17, 10k) last […]

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JFK 50 Race Preview

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Race Preview, Race Profiles on Nov 16, 2011

49 years.  Other than some participants, not much is older in our sport of ultrarunning than the JFK 50 miler.  The event began as part of a series of challenges created by JFK to… well, you can read the brief history here.  The history of this race is remarkable, right down to the legends who […]

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Weekend Wrap at Inside Trail: A Party of Course Records

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Wrap, WS100 on Nov 14, 2011

Liza Howard‘s rabbit costume was, uh, fitting this weekend at Javelina Jundred.  After months of injury (broken foot), recovery, and rebuilding, the excitement to race again was uncorked to the dismay of her female competition and all but three of the men in the large starting field of 100 milers in Fountain Hills, Arizona.  Howard […]

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Western States 100 Questionnaire

Posted by Inside Trail Racing in Blog, Commentary on Nov 11, 2011

On the eve of the WS100 entry application, we thought it would be interesting to gage runners’ interest, thoughts, and general view of the race, so an informal comment-style questionnaire follows along with my answers. (just copy questions and write over my answers). 1) Do you want to run Western States? -yes and no.  It’s […]

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