Saturday, July 18th
Montrail athlete Erik Skaden returned to the USA Track & Field 100-Mile Trail Championships and was successful at winning outright the men’s title that he shared last year. By winning the 2009 Tahoe Rim Trail 100-Mile Endurance Run, Erik Skaden also won the title of USATF National Champion as well as the 2009 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) 100-Mile National Ultra Champion. The event started and finished at Spooner Lake State Park, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
The 100-mile course sees a cumulative elevation change of nearly 20,000 feet. Erik Skaden finished with a time of 20 hours and 27 minutes on a very hot day. Just three weeks prior, Erik finished eighth place at the 2009 Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run.