Matt Lipsey is FIT: A Recap of April Victories
April was a great month for me (some might say it was because it started with my birthday, but I digress).I've found I have a great selection of climbs on single track, jeep roads, and pavement right out my front door. The Darlington Trail, the Appalachian Trail, a mountain bike single track system, and several extended gravel and paved roads are all accessible from the front
I’m Mason Coppi. I started running in 2011 and immediately fell in love with the sport. I love running’s challenges, endorphin highs, simplicity, and community. Now I want to give back to the community that has been so supportive of me by helping others on their own running journeys. In college, I practically majored in running, earning a B.S. in Health Sciences at Furman University. For
My name is Sawyer Magnett and I am so excited to be a part of the Trails Collective! I was born in Arizona and moved to Virginia last year to study at Liberty University. I am a 20 year old who recently got into ultra running and have loved it ever since. I have a strong background in competitive sports and played club soccer my
My name is Ellie Pell and I started running after college after moving to GORGES Ithaca NY where I currently reside. My trajectory is pretty standard, tried a few half marathons and then a full marathon in Buffalo in 2016. After that I was encouraged by my mentor Ian Golden to try a 50k. I have toggled back and forth between road marathons and trail
I go by many names, but just don't call me late for supper. 2018 SkyRunning and 2019 USA snowshoe team member. The sun is my favorite drug.
I grew up in the lovely town of Ithaca, NY and had an active childhood running track and cross country and exploring the many local trails. Then attending college in Vermont, I discovered ultrarunning and signed up for my first ultra in my sophomore year. Since then, I’ve entered many ultras and trail runs and can’t seem to stop! I also dabble in road events,
I grew up near Crozet, Virginia with the South District of Shenandoah National Park as my backyard. I first started running when I was about 14 years old, as I was on a self-imposed mission to map out as many trails and logging roads as possible. This led to a passion for mapping out mountain streams as “trails to explore” which lead to my passion
My Name is Cole Crosby and I am a proud "Beast Coast" athlete, multi-day runner, and US snowshoe national team member that currently resides in the small little state of Rhode Island. I love to say that the "biggest things come in the smallest packages" and Rhode Island continues to be an incredible training ground for all of my endurance pursuits. From the hills to
I am Riley Brady and I call Pennsylvania my home and feel most comfortable out on a trail or working on a bike. I currently work for Trek bikes when I am not training or working on my hairstyling skills. In 2021 I had a string of great performances and won every race I entered culminating at the Virgil Crest 100 miler where I set
I have a Masters in Public Health and am a competitive swimmer turned ultra runner. I enjoy distances over 50K and love running in the mountains over technical terrain. I am also passionate about the environment and think all outdoor athletes should be environmentalists; I am a running and fitness coach who enjoys using a 'whole person approach'.