Tag: The Canyons

The Canyons

“I’ll see rattle snakes, bears and mountain lions,” I told my children. Other than the occasional grumpy hedgehog there’s not much feisty exotica to threaten trail runners in the UK. I wanted them to think of me as some...

The Canyons

The day before Canyons 100K I found myself standing at Robie Point with my parents and brother-in-law, reliving my dad’s run up the trail on his way to the Western States finish line many years earlier. My dad ran ultras...

The Canyons

The Canyons Endurance Runs take place on the historic Western States Trail near Foresthill, and I’ll tell you a secret: April is the best time of year to run here. Part of Race Director Chaz Sheya’s vision for the eve...

The Canyons

The second running of The Canyons Endurance Runs 50K and the inaugural 100k event (a 3-point UTMB qualifying race) took place on May 2, 2015, in the tiny Sierra Foothills town of Foresthill, CA. The event travels along s...