Tag: Hardrock 100

Hardrock

“Chris, please tell me I have to finish,” I said to my friend and fellow racer in a somewhat concerned, yet half laughing voice as I laid on the ground in a sleeping bag at the Engineer Pass aid station. We were miles fr...

Hardrock

I settled into my chosen spot on Snowden Street, my starting line for the 2017 running of the Hardrock Hundred. Despite my best attempt to remain present, I couldn’t help but flash through an epic slideshow of all the mo...

Hardrock Heartache

It was a moment Katie Grossman had anticipated for nearly seven years, since that first time she visited the Hardrock 100-miler in Silverton, Colorado. She had fallen in love with Hardrock almost before she set foot t...

Hardrock 100

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow humans; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.” – Herman Melville...

Hardrock

Dark clouds rolled in over Silverton, CO, the day before the start of the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run. A cool stillness nestled in the San Juan Mountains as rain trickled down streams and wandered through the rug...

The Hardrock 100 Mile: A Play in Four Acts

Prelude: We who indulge ourselves with ultrarunning, especially trail ultras, and most particularly trail 100-milers, are a very selfish bunch. I know I am. This is not necessarily a criticism, just a fact. The sport...