Salpaus Rogaining 12 hour in 2022

Quick note: If you don't read this whole report, make sure you at least see the highlights: (1) the bridge comparison photos and then (2) watch the video I linked to. We actually registered for the 12 hour Salpaus Rogaining event in 2019 but it was cancelled two years in row. Finally on April 23,... Continue Reading →

Kaldoaivi 57 km Ultra Trail Run: Race Report

Perhaps the most memorable section of this entire race was when I approached the crest of a staggering fell and experienced the stunning beauty of snow-capped mountains in the distance. Photo: Antti Korhola @akorhola Getting there after almost not getting there This past weekend I participated in the Kaldoaivi 57 km Ultra Trail race in... Continue Reading →

Beaverhead 100km Race Report

Just over a week ago on July 10, 2021 I ran the Beaverhead 100km in Salmon Idaho. Results are here. I did this race once before in 2017 and the 55km version in 2015. This year I beat my 2017 time by 40 minutes although the course is now 2 kilometers shorter. As I posted... Continue Reading →

Markkasen Maraton Vol. 2

This event, the Markkasen Maraton, takes its inspiration from the notoriously difficult Barkley Marathons race in the USA, but it is not trying to copy it exactly. The organizers brainstormed what a Finnish version might look like, and they came up with this as an idea for one loop of the real event, which has... Continue Reading →

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