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More race pictures courtesy of the Irish Team

http://www.flickr.com/photos/24280411@N06/sets/72157607307250916/

WMRT Race Videos

Courtesy of Tommy G

First one is here

Second One is here

Eric Blake’s thoughts on this year’s Trophy Race

The thought of medaling as a team at the World Mountain Running Trophy didn’t really start till 2004 for me. A few of the USA team members were enjoying the pizza and wine in a small Italian restaurant in the mountain town of Sauze d’Oulx Italy after an eighth place team finish. Simon Gutierrez remarked that we were really not too far away from medaling and after looking at the results we were in striking distance for next year.

A year later in New Zealand we finished 6th. Again we were close but couldn’t get the medal. Then 2006 rolled around More >

WMRT 2008 Pictures!

Some pictures, courtesy of Richard Bolt, Dave Dunham, Nancy Hobbs and Peter Hartley. If you were there and have more, please email me at pkirsch@roadrunner.com and I can upload them to the team website.

Peter Hartley,Richard Bolt and nancy Hobbs’ pics:http://picasaweb.google.com/tevausmrt/Wmrt2008#

Dave Dunham’s Pics:http://picasaweb.google.com/doubledmtnman/2008WorldTrophy#

Dave Dunham’s photos from WMRT

They live here:http://s153.photobucket.com/albums/s209/davedunham/2008 World mtn trophy

Dave Dunham’s report from the WMRT

Dave’s reports from the WMRT races:http://ddmountainrunr.blogspot.com/2008/09/world-championship-results.html

More from Nancy Hobbs about their trip

Today it is raining. Even with the rain it is lovely and calm. There was a slight fog and mist over the vineyards which flank all parts of the mountainside. The region is best known for its pinot noir wines and after Sunday, the World Trophy. We had our first team meeting last night before dinner. Everyone attended and related their years on their team, their hometown and also the first rock concert they attended, or a little known fact. It was enlightening with rock concerts from Ozzy Osborne to Arlo Guthrie and little known facts to include missing a More >

Greetings From Switzerland

Received this in email from Team Manager Nancy Hobbs…

Greetings,I have arrived in Sierre, the start point for Sunday`”s 24th annual World Mountain Trophy Race. The weather here is lovely. No wind the past two days, sunny skies and a bit humid. I took a great run this morning near the Rhone as we are in the Rhone Valley. To get to the river, I had to run about 15 minutes from my hotel. I ran on some trails once I got to the river and passed between some vineyards which are all over the valley, and also an apple orchard. More >

Story on Junior Team Member Paul Petersen

Story on Junior Team Member Paul Petersen

http://www.broomfieldenterprise.com/news/2008/sep/07/h-ome-l-ife-flat-out-fast-on-land-thats-far-from/