Tag: Lake Sonoma

Lake Sonoma

How do you replace a 37-year race directing legend? You don’t. You keep him and his wife on board to transition, advise and help since all you can think about is screwing up everything he built. After the shock that Trop...

Lake Sonoma

THE LAKE SONOMA 50-MILER is an out-and-back on gorgeous but torturous single-track trails around Lake Sonoma, which is in the heart of California wine country at the head of the Dry Creek Valley. The race’s slogan is sim...

Lake Sonoma

Lake Sonoma 50 has evolved into the most competitive ultra of the spring and this year’s race continued the trend. The women’s field was packed with talent – one of the deepest fields in memory. The men’s field didn’t di...

Lake Sonoma 50

Just when you think no one could possibly run faster, someone does. That was the opening sentence to last year’s race report, and I’m going to use it again. Remarkably, for the ninth consecutive year, the course record w...

Lake Sonoma 50

Just when you think no one could possibly run faster, someone does. For the eighth consecutive year, both the men and women’s course records were broken, as Alex Varner and Stephanie Howe raised the bar a little higher....