My Speedgoat 50k Race Recap 2019

I got the idea to do this race after seeing a few Edge friends/teammates tackle this last year, and I was mesmerized by the pictures, the views of the mountains were stunning. I only half knew what I was getting myself into…I remember them coming back and saying, “it was brutal, but beautiful.” Sometimes ignorance is bliss?! Speedgoat 50k is the crazy brainchild of ultra legend Karl Metzler. The race consists of 11,800’ of total climbing, all above 7600’, with the majority above 9200’. No wonder it’s nicknamed “the hardest 50k in the country.” This race is unique for a plethora of reasons. It’s technical, rocky, rooty, snowy, steep ascents AND descents. They even warn you on the websit

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