Tag: Hellgate

Hellgate

I find myself more and more inextricably tied to the challenge and beauty of running in the mountains. Whether climbing gravel roads, traversing single track or just exploring, mountains become the ultimate test for the...

Hellgate

Hellgate 100K is actually 66.6 miles starting at 12:01 a.m. on the second Saturday in December at the northern terminus of the Glenwood Horse Trail at the Big Hellgate Parking lot next to Big Hellgate Creek in Central Vi...

Hellgate

In 2015, the Hellgate 100K had its hottest year ever, reaching a high of 78 degrees. The 2016 Hellgate reached its lowest ever at 8 degrees. Which year did I like best? This year was more like the Hellgate weather that y...

Hellgate

Typical weather for the Hellgate 100K is in the 20s and low teens at night, with highs in the 40s during the day, and precipitation is very possible. Not this year. At night it was in the 40s, with the highs getting into...

Hellgate

The 12th running of Hellgate was the last race in the six-race Beast Series. Thirty-eight males and seven females attempted to complete the series. A field of 148 runners (the largest starting field ever) started with th...