Tag: Manitou's Revenge

Manitou’s Revenge

The forecast was for an on-and-off rain all day, not very promising for a bouldery course with 15,000 feet of ascent and even more descent. But dry weather and cool temps led to fast times in the sixth running of Manitou...

Manitou's Revenge

“And on the seventh day, God threw rocks at the Catskills.” This is the creation story according to Dick Vincent, founder and race director of the Escarpment Trail Run, a rocky 30k race through the northeastern Catskills...

Manitou’s Revenge

The fourth edition of Manitou’s Revenge was a little warmer than usual, with temperatures reaching the lower 80s during the day. The sunny skies were a welcome departure from the torrential rains that plagued runners las...

Manitou’s Revenge

As I drove through the predawn darkness to the start of Manitou’s Revenge, my thoughts drifted and I wondered, could I win this race? The idea was patently absurd: when it comes to technical trail running, I've hi...