desert solstice

2016 Desert Solstice Preview

Melia Coury Press Release, Race Preview 0 Comments

On Saturday, December 10th, Central High School’s track in Phoenix, Arizona will again be the stage for some record breaking runs. Aravaipa Running presents the 6th annual Desert Solstice Track Invitational. This year nearly 30 talented athletes will chase after national and world records. Many of the runners this year are vying for a spot on the coveted US National 24 Hour Team which requires minimum 140 miles for men and 125 miles for women within a 24 hour time span. …

Desert Solstice 2015 Updates – December 19-20, 2015

Israel Archuletta Press Release, Race Report 0 Comments

  Ending:  Pete Kostelnick wins the 24 Hour with 163.5 miles (plus last lap distance) putting him 2nd in the world in 2015, and also Top 40 ALL-TIME in history (world) for 24 hours.  This was Pete’s first 24 Hour Race, and first race on a track. Bob Hearn finished 2nd with 149.13 miles, and also broke the 50-54 age group American Record previously held by Ed Ettinghausen which was 144.63.  Ed finished today’s 24 hour in 3rd place with 123.53 …

2015 Desert Solstice Preview

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Central High School’s track in Phoenix, Arizona will again make history on Saturday, December 19th.  Aravaipa Running is presenting the 5th edition of the Desert Solstice Track Invitational.  This year’s event features 21 of the best endurance athletes in the world chasing numerous national and world records at distances ranging from 20 kilometers to 24 hours.  Previous editions of this event have seen 26 national and 6 world records on this fast red 400 meter oval.  The weather forecast looks …