Category Archives: Vermont 100

Soutiea, Swenson, Pandiscio, Lowe Lead Large Bay State Contingent at VT100

It wasn’t exactly a changing of the guard, but two Massachusetts residents who have been mainstays in the top 10 at the Vermont 100 for most of the past decade opted to race the 100K instead of 100 miles in 2018. That meant the Bay State had new standard-bearers at the 30th annual Vermont 100 on July 21-22 in West Windsor, Vt. Continue reading Soutiea, Swenson, Pandiscio, Lowe Lead Large Bay State Contingent at VT100

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Robidoux Runs 100: Teamwork, Tenacity Propel Runner with Visual Impairment at VT100

A month has passed since Kyle Robidoux took his final strides uphill, stepped across the finish line of the Vermont 100 and was engulfed in a raucous round of applause, hugs, and tears from a few dozen friends, well-wishers, and fellow finishers.

It was Sunday morning, July 16. He’d just run 100 miles. Continue reading Robidoux Runs 100: Teamwork, Tenacity Propel Runner with Visual Impairment at VT100

Wetzel Crafts Feel-Good Final 100-Miler on Familiar Turf at VT100

WEST WINDSOR, Vt. – One of the Vermont 100’s most consistent performers made her farewell run at the 100-mile distance July 15-16 at Silver Hill Meadow.

“This is number 11,” said Lori Wetzel, 44, of Danvers, Mass. “It’s my 20th hundred overall, and my last 100-miler. I was thinking I’d end where I started.”

Wetzel has taken on a variety of other 100-milers in other locations through the years – Mountain Lakes in Oregon, Wasatch Front in Utah, Leadville in Colorado, and the legendary Western States Endurance Run in California, just to name a few – but Vermont has always claimed a special place in her heart and called her back year after year. Continue reading Wetzel Crafts Feel-Good Final 100-Miler on Familiar Turf at VT100

Rusiecki Finds Redemption, Dissinger Demolishes Goal at Vermont 100

WEST WINDSOR, Vt. – Four weeks after finding himself sitting on the side of the trail in Deadwood Canyon about 46 miles into the Western States 100, his head spinning while struggling to breathe in temperatures well above 100 degrees, Brian Rusiecki returned to familiar territory and a familiar feeling on Saturday, July 15. Continue reading Rusiecki Finds Redemption, Dissinger Demolishes Goal at Vermont 100