The San Diego Towerthon was owned this year by Jeff Dinkin, 49 years old, in the two-hour power climb, and PJ Glassey, 49 years old, in the sprint event. Second and third place in both events went to a couple young broncos in their 30's, namely, Josh Duncan and Jason Larson. Jason got second in the sprint, with Josh coming in third, and Josh won second in the power climb, with Jason coming in … [Read More...]
Guest re-cap by California resident & Virginia native, G.M. Grena:
The Mid-Atlantic branch of the American Lung Association (ALA) held its first staircase race in 2014. They chose the 30-story Hilton Alexandria Mark Center (AMC) hotel in Virginia (just outside DC), though the race only … [Read More...]
They call it the Big Climb, not because it's a super tall climb, but because it's the biggest participation of any climb in the world. This stair race sells out every year with 6,000 participants (4,000 racers and 2,000 non-timed "climbers") and this time it filled up in a matter of hours.
Why so popular? I … [Read More...]