Trails Report by Parks Coble

This past winter has been one for the record books. Fortunately one major trail project was completed just in the nick of time—the Murdock Trail rebuild. Formerly only a limestone trail that was not cleared of snow in the winter, it was redone as a side-by-side trail—a limestone trail (which runners like) with a paved…

LTC Distinguished Service Award: Steve Loftis

Every runner appreciates the significance of numbers. They denote distance, pace, PRs, streaks, start-line times, goals, followers on Strava, and qualifying standards. We fixate over them, strive for new ones, and often define success by them. As a lifelong runner and professional bean counter, Steve Loftis understands the importance of numbers, both on and off…

Race Recap: Holiday Run

It was a ruff year for the Holiday Run! With a soaking December rain that turned to snow Saturday night, the trail was soppy and a bit slippery in spots. But the scenery was a classic Holiday Run motif—so much so that as runners headed up Choo-Choo Hill, sledders took a slow slide down. The…