Tag: Hardrock 100

Camp Hardrock

What is Hardrock? The 100-mile run starts and ends in Silverton, Colorado, and travels through the towns of Telluride, Ouray and ghost town of Sherman, crossing 13 major passes (or peaks) at an elevation of 12,000 – 13,0...

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...