Michael Versteeg

Michael Versteeg, Silverton Alpine Marathon, Male Champion 2016

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Michael Versteeg Melia Coury: Alright, I’m Melia Coury sitting here with Michael Versteeg, the Whiskey Man and you just won the Silverton Alpine Marathon. Michael Versteeg: Oh yeah, I did. Melia: Yeah, that happened today. Versteeg: Yep, it was fun. It’s been a long week but I’m glad I did it. M: Well you did run the Silverton 1000 this week. V: Well I didn’t run all 1000. M: True, but you did run 100. V: Yeah I ran 100 …

Cari Kimball

Cari Kimball, Silverton Alpine Marathon, Female Champion 2016

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Cari Kimball Melia: I’m Melia Coury here with Cari Kimball and she won our Silverton Alpine Marathon today, congratulations. Cari: Thank you so much. M: So how was it for you out there? Did you have any struggling moments or were you just conquering the mountain the whole time? C: I don’t know if conquering would be the right word, but um, it was a really good day. The climbs are pretty steep and good but for the most part …

Josh Simkins

Joshua Simkins, Silverton Alpine 50K, Male Champion 2016

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  Joshua Simkins Melia: I’m Melia Coury here with Joshua Simkins and you just won the Silverton Alpine 50K. How does that feel? Joshua: Good, I wasn’t sure what to expect today. Through the competition, altitude or weather but fantastic weather and felt pretty good about it. It was a good race, beautiful course. M: Was there a part on the course that just kind of took your breath away? (A part from the altitude) J: The whole thing it’s …

Abby Mitchell

Abby Mitchell, Silverton Alpine 50K, Female Champion 2016

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Abby Mitchell Melia: I’m Melia Coury here with Abby Mitchell and you just won our Silverton Alpine 50K today, congratulations. Abby: Thanks so much it was a really fun morning. M: So had you done a lot of 50Ks prior to this? A: I hadn’t. This was actually my second 50K and my third ultra overall. I did my first 50 miler last month and my first 50K in June. So it’s been a busy summer. M: Just packed ‘em …

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Silverton Alpine Marathon & 50K

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    The Silverton Alpine Marathon & 50K take place on the “Alpine Loop” jeep roads above Silverton, Colorado. You’ll pass through the old mining towns of Howardsville, Eureka, Animas Forks and Gladstone along with two high mountain passes. You will crest California Pass at 12,960 feet and Hurricane Pass shortly thereafter. The race will finish in Memorial Park with a barbecue lunch for all finishers.

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Silverton 1000

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    The Silverton 1000 is a multi-day running event held on the 1 mile Kendall Trail in Silverton, Colorado. The run starts at 9,318 feet and climbs 250 feet per mile to the top of the ski hill. Choose from 6 days, 72 hours, 48 hours or 24 hours. Return back through our aid and timing tent which is accessible each mile. Camping is encouraged and plentiful right at the start/finish area.

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Kendall Mountain Run 2016: Post-Race: Dakota Jones

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Dakota Jones Melia Coury: I’m standing here with Dakota Jones after he just won the Kendall Mountain Run 2016. What were your first thoughts? Dakota: I feel lucky to be able to run. I had a stress fracture in my foot for most of last year. I wasn’t able to compete as much. I feel really lucky to run really hard on that downhill and not have any pain. M: Nice. D: It’s always super fun up here in Silverton …

Daniel Hadis

Kendall Mountain Run 2016: Post-Race Interview: Daniel Hadis

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Daniel Hadis Melia Coury: I’m here with Daniel Hadis and he just placed second at the 2016 Kendall Mountain Run. Daniel and Thoru (Translator): Thank you M: And what is your name as well? [To translator] Thoru: Thoru M: Thank you Thoru, he is going to help us translate today. Can you tell us a bit about your experience? T: I’m a distance runner which a 10K, 5K run. Just coming here to train on the hill for my upcoming …

Timmy Parr

Kendall Mountain Run 2016: Post-Race Interview: Timmy Parr

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Timmy Parr Melia Coury: I’m here with Timmy Parr who placed third at the 2016 Kendall Mountain Run. Congratulations. Timmy: Thank you. M: So I know in your pre-race interview you talked about how you like it when there is less oxygen. So what were the thoughts rolling through your head once you hit above tree line? T: Well at that point I was in third place and there were two individuals who had been gaining on me until that …

Sarah Pizzo

Kendall Mountain Run 2016: Post-Race Interview: Sarah Pizzo

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Sarah Pizzo Melia: I’m here with Sarah Pizzo; she just got second at the 2016 Kendall Mountain Runs. Congratulations. Sarah: Thank you it’s a fun race. M: This was your first time. S: Yep, first Kendall Mountain Run. M: Have you done other Sky Races before? S: This is my first Sky Race but I have done other races in the region, all very challenging but hoping to do a few more Sky Races this year. M: Now you want …