Author Archive | Ryan Lassen

Pinhoti 100

After Leadville in 2013, I told myself that I would never run 100 miles again. I’m sure this is common for everyone in the hours, days, and sometimes weeks after running 100 miles. I really didn’t consider doing a 100 in 2014 because of an already satisfying race season planned out, but sure enough some […]

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West Virginia Trilogy

A few months back, my Father asked if I would be interested in the West Virginia Trilogy (3-day stage race). I took one look at the website ¬†and was in. At a very affordable $175, it was well worth traveling for. After the long season I have had, I thought I was more than ready […]

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The Leadville Trail 100 – Why?

Anyone who has run an ultramarathon has been asked the question – “Why”? Sometimes (most times) you may not be able to give an answer that people will understand. I have, like many others, explain that ultras show what a person is made of. That is a very simple and understandable answer. For me, I […]

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Longs Peak

This past weekend, many of the Rocky Mountain Runners were in Utah for the Speedgoat 50K. A few of us who stayed behind didn’t want to miss out on any type of adventure, so we decided on an impromptu trip up Longs Peak (14,259 ft). This front range beauty is only a 45 min. drive […]

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