Monday, May 13, 2013

Volcanos and Fences

A few Team Colorado members took to the trails this past weekend, nationally and internationally.

Transvulcania Ultramarathon

On the Island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Sage Canaday placed 3rd in 7 hours 9 minutes 57 seconds, behind Spain's Killian Jornet (6:54:09 CR) Luis Alberto Hernando (6:58:31) and at the competitive Transvulcania Ultramarathon.
Canaday gets a grand welcome with this 3rd place finish                                  photo: iRunFar
 After leading for the first part of the race, Canaday was passed by the two Spainards and was able to hold on to the 3rd place position. write up and interview.

Don't Fence Me In 30K

Justin Ricks, who has been on the road with his family for a few months, took a strong 2nd place finish at the Don't Fence Me in 30K in Helena, MT, which is part of the La Sportiva Mountain Cup series. Ricks in now in 2nd in the series standings with five races remaining.

In the past year Ricks has quite his job, traded in his house for a camper on the back of his truck and taken his family on a cross country adventure. Read the interview with Ricks.

Ricks recently joined the La Sportiva Mountain Running Team and has recommitted himself to blog about his adventures.

In other news, Rickey Gates has a new gig as a Guest Expert.

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