Mark Lundblad (picture courtesy of Jake Wheeler) won the Mt. Mitchell 40 Mile Challenge and set a new CR in 4:52:32. Mark wore the X-talon 212's. Dwight Shuler was 12th OA in the Black Mountain Marathon with a 3:42 clocking, also going with the X-talon 212's. Peter Maksimow won the 4th and final leg of the Pikes Peak Winter Series in 1:17:47 on a very windy day. Peter also won the overall Pikes Peak Winter Series title for the 2nd year in a row. Peter rocked the X-talon 190's. Camille Herron got 4th OA female at the Anthem 5k in a speedy 16:46, also a PR for her in the 5k. Dave James won the American Canyon Ultra 50k in Auburn, CA with a swift 4:42. DeWayne Satterfield also wearing the 212's was 1st master/3rd OA at the Mt. Cheaha 50k in 4:54. At the Northeast Snowshoe Federation Championships (5.5 miles), Kevin Tilton got the OA win in 45:49. Jim Johnson was close behind in 45:53. Ben Nephew was 7th OA in 49:53. Abby Mahoney also had a strong snowshoe race and was 2nd OA female in 56:59.