Chad Denning Wins Wakely Dam Ultra

On a sweltering Sunday, Chad Denning won the Wakely Dam Ultra in New York’s Adirondack Mountains.  With a time of 5:06, he finished nine minutes ahead of second  place Nick Kirk.  Christopher Bunyan came third in 5:47.  Temperatures were in the 90s with high humidity.

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Arnstein, Wilcox Win Vermont 100

Finishing in 15:26, Michael Arnstein won the Vermont 100 today.  Serena Wilcox was the women’s winner, finishing in 18:09 and seventh overall. Past winner Leigh Schimtt came second, and Brian Rusiecki was third overall.  Among the women, Mary Churchill placed second and Amy Lane came in third place. The weather […]

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Bellmare Wins Chilly Boreal Loppet

On a cold day with numbing wind chills, Patrick Bellemare won the Boreal Loppet in Forestville, Quebec on Saturday, 26 February. With a time of 5:54:49, he beat runner-up Styve Gagnon by one second over a distance of 103 k. No women contested the 103 k distance.

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Impatient

Possibly the longest single-day ski race in North America, the Boreal Loppet comes up a week from Saturday, and I’m impatient.  I signed on for this race last year, and the 103 k event was cancelled due to poor conditions.  This would be the  same February weekend when the northeast […]

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