Tag: Tunnel Hill

Tunnel Hill

November 10, 2018, began as a typical day in sleepy Vienna, Illinois. The sun rose but gave little warmth, leaving a gaggle of raw-boned ultrarunners shivering with excitement. They checked their nutrition and fluids, sn...

Tunnel Hill 100

Tunnel Hill Founder and Race Director Steve Durbin knows gnarly courses. A six-time Barkley Marathons competitor, he is a member of a secret band of ultrarunning scalawags that descend on Frozen Head Park each year, dete...

Tunnel Hill

Having biked and run on the Tunnel Hill State Trail for several years, we knew that this was a fast track compared to the dozens of others we’d run. When friend and World Record Holder (48 hours) Traci Falbo of Charlesto...

Tunnel Hill 100

Normal temperatures for mid-November in the sleepy little town of Vienna, IL, are around 60 degrees for a high and 40 degrees for a low. Sounds like great running weather for a 100-mile run, doesn’t it? Enter the “Polar...