Trail running

With only one finisher, Barkley Marathons lives up to its ‘toughest’ reputation

The 12-hour cutoff for finishing the 20-plus mile loop of the notoriously difficult Barkley Marathons trail race was quickly approaching, and still there were no signs of professional ultrarunner...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

145 selected in lottery for 2017 Hardrock 100

Anxious runners from around the world gathered around computers Saturday. The Hardrock Hundered Mile Endurance Run held its lottery Saturday to determine the field for the July 14, 2017 race...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango Double race double the benefit

Herald Staff Report Not only did the Durango Double serve an ever-growing running community in the Four Corners, it also did a world of good last weekend. The trail half marathon was held Saturday,...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

114 finish Hardrock 100

One-hundred and fifty-two runners from seven countries departed Silverton School Gymnasium at 6 a.m. Friday. Within 48 hours later, 114 of them returned to kiss the finisher’s rock. Exactly 75...

DATE: July 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kilian Jornet embodies what Hardrock 100 is all about

Kilian Jornet saw no reason to sprint to a solo finish ahead of Jason Schlarb at the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run. That’s not who he is. Jornet, a 28-year-old from Spain who conquers...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hardrock 100 co-champ Jason Schlarb brings pride to Durango

The first time Jason Schlarb tried to get into the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run, he hadn’t completed any of the qualifying races and decided to send the race organizers a letter asking for a...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Anna Frost repeats as Hardrock 100 women’s champion

Anna Frost can call herself a “True Hardrocker.” The native of New Zealand claimed her second consecutive Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run women’s championship Saturday morning in Silverton. She...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Spain’s Kilian Jornet, Durango’s Jason Schlarb finish as co-champions at Hardrock 100

It didn’t take a record-breaking performance to create an unforgettable finish. Two-time defending Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run champion Kilian Jornet of Spain had company at the finish line...

DATE: July 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Blake Wood attempting milestone finish at Hardrock 100

Many who enter and are lucky enough to be selected in the lottery never finish the race. One man has finished 20 times, but he may be joined in that exclusive club Saturday. Blake Wood, a...

DATE: July 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango, France, Spain represented in lead group at Hardrock 100

Two-time defending Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run champion Kilian Jornet ran with two other men for half of this year’s race before established a solo lead. Only 6 miles later, that lead was...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

How to follow the Hardrock 100

The Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run will begin at 6 a.m. Friday in front of the Silverton School. Spain’s Kilian Jornet will go for a third consecutive men’s title, while New Zealand’s Anna...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Runners unite for 2016 Hardrock 100 Endurance Run

Ultra runnings biggest family gathering has come together in Silverton for the 23rd time, but this isn’t any ordinary party. One-hundred and fifty-two elite trail ultra-runners made it through the...

DATE: July 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports