Dave Dutro is an avid trail runner, mountain biker, hiker, and co-founder of the Trail Maniacs. And modern day Fat Ass races can happen any time of the year. This was the best advice I ever received.
He enjoyed his prank, and he knew his ultrarunnning friends would love it too. For the record, no one threw up after we left. Latest Tweets Rylo 5. We all line up together Saturday morning at the start, just inches from the elite runners who top our sport. There might be a lot of information posted ahead of time or there might be very little.
WELCOME to the 15th Anniversary of the Fat Ass Trail Run! The Fat Ass as we lovingly call it started 15 years ago with 23 participants who didn't quite know. FAT ASS is the name given to a series of low key runs that are Fat Ass runs are not running races as such, and they are not public events.
Another Stony Saturday says: Like in Colorado your run will be worth either 1 or 2 points regardless of the day you intend to run. He enjoyed his prank, and he knew his ultrarunnning friends would love it too.
Last summer, in the mountains and glaciers surrounding Juneau, Alaska, runners traversed the peaks and ridges that rise like walls from town. It might also give you the feel for what it was like when ultras were a little more informal and the runners had to deal with being a little more self-sufficient. If you are going to provide any kind of food or aid, suggest a voluntary financial donation, or better yet, ask everyone to bring a gallon of water and a running snack to share. From a road runner: Most Popular Video Watch: What is a Fat Ass Race? There was no aid, no entry fee, no awards, and no whining.
In springI had Fat ass race a couple of Fat ass race runs on the west side, and I wanted to bring that energy to the Inland Northwest. I was looking for ways to help build the local trail running community, so I contacted the race director from the Orcas Island 25k, James Varner of Rainshadow Running. He recommended that I offer Fat Ass runs. This was the best advice I ever received. In fact, Trail Maniacs was built on this casual run, and as much as I love hosting all trail races, the Fat Ass run continues to be my favorite. InOakes was scrambling to Fat ass race a Western States-qualifying race. He wanted to run a mile race, but the only event of that distance that he found was a seven-person relay race along Highway 1.