Posts Tagged: obstacle course running

Arneson places fifth, Turney ninth at Spartan Championships

October 5, 2021

Anchorage achieved two top-10 finishes recently at the Spartan North American Championships in Olympic Valley, California — a fact made more remarkable in that Lars Arneson was making his obstacle course racing debut. Arneson placed fifth in the 21-kilometer “Beast” event that included 30 obstacles after he impulsively entered the Sept. 24 event on short… Read more »

Turney wins Spartan Ultra 50K in California

December 18, 2019

Before last weekend, Taylor Turney of Anchorage had never raced an ultramarathon, let alone one with 60 obstacles. But on Dec. 14 he nailed his first Spartan Ultra in Los Olivos, California, taking the victory in 5 hours, 24 minutes and 50 seconds over 50 kilometers (31 miles). Turney caught the frontrunner at about mile… Read more »

Trammell on winning relay team at World’s Toughest Mudder

November 14, 2017

Anchorage dentist Chad Trammell is again a champion at the World’s Toughest Mudder. On Sunday in Las Vegas, Nev., Trammell combined with Brian Gowiski, Glenn Racz and Ryan Woods to complete 24 laps of the five-mile course and win the International Team Relay Division in 23 hours and 56 minutes. The quartet wore USA shorts… Read more »