Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The 8 Mile Tetrick Holiday Run & Picnic 12/28/08

Tertrick Trail

Course History: In the 80s and early 90s, Tetrick Trail was an underground, cult favorite race at Griffith Park.The Tetrick Trail is a tough 8-mile loop with quick up and down rolling hills. Taking up parts of an old fire road, it is spotted with shade from trees towering over the course. Part of theTrail is called Los Columpios, it is the most physically difficult section of the entire trail as youre heading up very concentrated steep and quick hills. The course was made popular by the G-pack running club who for many years sponsored the Tetrick Run. Runners enjoyed the bohemian theme which the run was known for. The race was started not by a gun but by a bow and arrow. By mile one male runners could feast their eyes on a totally nude female. A couple of miles later the ladies were treated as well to a nude male. Unfortunately, the park rangers got wind of what was going on and banned the event.

When: Sunday, December 28, 2008 Race Starts @ 8:00 am

Where: Ponies Parking Lot

Why: To celebrate the upcoming New Year, great running friends and community


Contact: Kenyano for donations to cover the above prizes.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

From our Family to Yours! Feliz Navidad

The Wild Mountain Runners Annual Christmas Fun Run
Course: Surrounding Hollywood areas, Chinese Theater and other Hollywood Landmarks.
When: Christmas morning - Time: 7:15 am
Attire: Red T-shirt or Long Sleeve & Santa's hat
Come join us for this year!
Photo taken Sunset Ranch Hollywood Stables - Griffith Park 2004
Enjoy Tamales after the run!
Due to the possibility of sever weather conditions, this course may be modified. The finish will remain unchanged, ending on Ponies Parking lot.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008


City of Angels Half Marathon 12/07/2008

Once again Roberto Kadafi Perez proved himself to be one of the top runners at the park with yet another excellent, excellent performance in the City of Angels Half Marathon. Rumor has it Kadafi has been training in at a secret area all these months and then unexpectedly sign up in advance to show his intention to dominate in his age division. So the big question STILL stands: Will he break the 3 hour Marathon in 2009 as he did 20 years ago???


Tag Time: 1:32:46


Tuesday, December 09, 2008


Congratulations -
Rigoberto Contreras 1:16:50 1st Place Division 6th Overall
Veronica Garcia 1:26:12 1st Place Division 3rd Overall Female
Ellias Garcia 1:27:35 2nd Place Division
Melissa Peralta 1:40:29
As each year goes by, Rigoberto and Veronica continues to run faster and faster times. I'll put my money on these two in the very near future. Excellent !!!

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

The Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon - For March 01, 2009

This has become a big event with over 100 indians participating. Anybody interested in making a trip down to Tarahumara-land next year, you can email Ted @ ted@barefootted. Ted is planning to put a travel package and guide to anyone interested. click on link below

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Athens Marathon Nov. 09, 2008

Julio (JJ) travel to run marathons around the world! He is in a quest to look for the best marathons each year. This year was Athens Greece.

According to legend, the Athens Marathon covers the same ground that the Athenian messenger Phiedippides ran when he brought news of victory from the battlefield of Marathon almost 2,500 years ago. The finish line is in Athens' magnificent Olympic Stadium, the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games. It is recognized as the original marathon course and it was the same course used in the 2004 Olympics held in Athens

"The Greece man from Wld Mountain Runner"

Monday, December 01, 2008


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We'd like to acknowledge the following WMRs from the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon 10/12/2008 who completed the course in excellent, excellent times. Their performance only shows that hard training does pay off. Special Congratulations goes out to Maggie Fernandez who set a new PR and just broke the 4 hrs barrier finishing 3:59:33 Whoo Hooo! Felipe Reynoso who qualified for Boston 09 finishing 3:42:09. See you there with Chris, Mario, and Rosa.
Other excellent times goes out to Mario Oscal who has always been steady and consistent with his Marathons finishing 3:34:25 and Fernando Mejia who blazed through the finish line in the Half Marathon with a time of 1:25:29. And to quote Mario Molina " Dont Scare me Tiger!"

If you have photos to submit or if we miss anybody, please email or
Great Job Team!!!