The American River 50 Mile Endurance Run has become the second largest 50 miler in the United States. The race attracts both veterans and novices alike. Whether you are attempting your first 50 miler, seeking a personal record and or dreaming of a qualifier for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, this race is for you! Music, motivational quote signs, superb aid stations and encouraging volunteers will inspire you all the way to Auburn. At the finish line, you will be awarded your one of a kind finisher’s jacket as you enjoy the post race festivities and barbeque at Joe’s Café.
Montrail Athlete’s competing:
Ellie Greenwood – Talk Ultra Podcast: Interview
Erik Skaden – Trail Runner Nation Podcast: Training secrets
Sean Meissner – Nugget News Article: Peterson Ridge Rumble will be bigger than ever, April 14th in Sean’s backyard.
2011 Blog Post | A Runner’s First Ultra, the AR50
The temperature was in the mid 40′s during the start of the race. There was frost on the grass as the sun came up and the river had this beautiful and eerie low fog hovering just above. The first part of the race up until Beale’s Point which is about Mile 27 is along a bike path. For the most part, it looks like that (to the right) but there are more runners (pic was taken the day before) and some awesome river views that pop up between the trees as well as some beautiful meadows that happened to be covered in frost that morning (click the pics for larger versions). Continue Reading.
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