Silverton 24, 48, 72 hour and 6 Day Wrap Up. . .and Ben Nevis and Trans Alps

  And Ben Nevis is a wrap.  Finlay Wild repeats as winner.  Reports suggest he trailed Lloyd Taggart at the 4400ft. summit, but by finishing a good 2 minutes ahead of the current English Fell Champ, Wild’s descent and final kick were indeed pretty wild.  Congratulations, Sir Wild!  Danny Hope was third, 2002 and 2005 …

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Silverton 1000 Mile Challenge, 2011 Trans Alpine, and Ben Nevis, et al.

After running the Hardrock 100 this summer, Footfeathers is all over anything going on in the San Juans, so he offers up his overview of a new event taking place this weekend. If a 100 mile race is crazy, then what do you call a 1,000 mile race? The Silverton 1000 Mile Challenge, of course, …

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