Join us Saturday, May 11th for the first FF50K training run of 2013. We will meet up and start at 7 AM at the dog park / Fort Boise and run the lower 8-12 miles of the race day course. Training runs are scheduled for every other week until October 5th (race day!!!) with openings in the schedule to accommodate participation in some of the other Idaho Trail Ultra Series events as they occur along the way; the entire race course will be covered in some capacity during the training program with some fun road trips thrown in.
Throughout the season, the FF50K training runs, as well as our regular Saturday group runs will always be updated on the Running Groups page on this site, The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop Facebook page, and at the Foothills 50K Frenzy website. We are excited to see everyone this weekend as another year of Frenzy running gets under way
The Pickled Feet 24/12/6/Hour & 100 Mile Races return to Eagle Island State Park this weekend for its second annual installment of long running craziness. Runners will be tested against the clock as some of the northwest’s top timed-race runners participate at Idaho’s 24- and 12-Hour championships. Whoever runs the most miles in 6, 12, or 24 hours wins. Some runners will opt for the 100 mile (40 laps) option – they have 32 hours to finish!
Packet pick up is available at the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop on Thursday, March 28th from 10 AM – 6 PM.
All race details are on the PF website and live updated race day tracking can be found here. Come out and cheer the runners on!!! Here is the race schedule:
- 100 Mile: starts at 10 am Friday; 32 hour final cutoff at 6 pm Saturday
- 24 Hour: starts at 6 pm Friday
- 12 Hour Night Option: starts at 6 pm Friday
- 12 Hour Day Option: starts at 6 am Saturday
- 6 Hour: starts at 6 pm Friday
The Pickled Feet 24/12/6 Hour Runs is a beautiful and flat fixed-time race held at Eagle Island State Park. Get ready to cover as many miles as you can within 24, 12, or 6 hours on a 2.5 mile flat dirt trail. There is also a fixed-distance option of 100 miles available to those of you interested in the 40 lap tour. This is the second installment of the 2013 Idaho Trail Ultra Series race calendar.
The PF Runs website has all of the pertinent information you will need from now until race day, including registration info. Registration has been extended through March 17th. Packet pick up will be available at the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop on Thursday, March 28th from 10am-6pm.
Race packet pick up for the Wilson Creek Frozen 50K races (50K, 20M, & 10M) is Thursday January 17th and Friday January 18th at the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop. Packets will be available both days from 10 AM – 6 PM.
Please note: packets WILL NOT include bib #s. Bib numbers with timing chips are to be picked up at the mandatory check in on race morning at WC.
Updates are being added daily to the Wison Creek 50K website and includes important material for participants, volunteers, and family, friends, & fans.
All of your race day essentials are in stock…including: water bottles, hydration belts, and packs…loads of nutrition choices…winter running apparel & accessories…Yak Trax…etc. Everyone have a blast at Wilson Creek this weekend!!!
2013 Idaho Trail Ultra Series Launch Party & 2012 ITUS Awards Gathering
Thursday, January 10th, 6:30 PM at the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop
Don’t miss this event!!! Join us along with ITUS sponsor Scott Sports as we recognize the top performers from Idaho’s inaugural trail ultra racing season. Race Directors from all of the series events will be in attendance to discuss the 2013 race calendar as well. Eats, treats, and drinks along with some sweet raffle prizes from Scott Sports all night.
Everyone is welcome to attend. If you participated in ITUS series events last year or have them on your schedule for this year, join other local trail runners for an evening of celebrating accomplishments and sharing future goals. New to trail running…what a great way to check it out. Contact us with any questions or for any additional information.
The Wilson Creek races are returning in January for their 2nd running as an organized event. Like last year, runners have 3 race distances to choose from, including 10 miles, 20 miles, and a 50K. Race day for 2013 is January 19th. All of the details can be found on the WC50K website; registration, course specifics, fine print, etc… WC50K
This is also the season opener for the 2013 Idaho Trail Ultra Series and anyone interested in pursuing events throughout the series can follow updates, rules, qualifying races, and other information here and on the ITUS website.
This Saturday, November 17th, we are taking our group run out on the Wilson Creek trails. Meet up at 7:30 AM at the Wilson Creek main trailhead by the bathrooms to run the 20 mile loop of the Wilson Creek Frozen 50k. All are welcome. Prepare well for the weather with clothing, fuel and water. Follow our Facebook page for carpooling plans and other info updates for this weeks group run. If you have any questions contact us at the store. 884-1141. Here are some directions WC Map
The registration deadline for the 2012 Foothills 50K Frenzy is this Saturday, October 13th at midnight. We are going to celebrate your last chance to get in with a little bash…. including sales, raffle prizes, and street tacos… yahoo!!!
The Sale: All day Saturday, all trail running shoes (it is a FF50K event after all) are 20% off. Remaining Montrail Mountain Masochists are 25% off and Montrail Rogue Racers are 40% off.
The Raffle Prizes: Any purchase during Saturdays event qualifies into the raffle drawings…prizes are schwag from Scott Sports which is one of the sponsors for the Idaho Trail Ultra Series (the FF50K is the final event) with a grand prize pair of Scott shoes.
The Street Tacos: Get your grub on starting at noon…these are popular so don’t be too fashionably late.
Can’t make it to the last chance registration party and still need to get into the race? Here ya go FF50K
Join us at the PULSE this Wednesday, May 16 at 6 pm for the Early Bird Registration for the Foothills 50K Frenzy! Early Bird registration fee is $65. Regular registration ($75) opens Thursday, May 17 on Ultrasignup.
Come out to the PULSE before Wednesday, and enter your name to win a complimentary entry into the 2012 Foothills 50K Frenzy. We will have the random drawing at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, so if you can’t make it to the PULSE before our Early Bird Registration, you can still sign up for the free entry on Wednesday night.
In addition to the Early Bird discount, we will have lots more for you this Wednesday:
- Huge discount on trail shoes (one night only)
- Great healthy snacks
- Samples of Sparkle Paterson’s famous recovery drink (along with the recipe)
- Raffle prizes (including a Foothills 50K Frenzy hat)
- Foothills 50K Frenzy training schedule
- Foothills 50K Frenzy Group Training Run Calendar
Come out and see your trail running friends OR meet new friends. It’s all happening at the PULSE this Wednesday at 6 pm!