Photos: 2017 Whiteface Sky Races (90+ photos)

What another inspiring weekend of racing at the Whiteface Vertical K & Sky Race! Members of the MPF/RNR trail running team and MPF clients had stellar performances!

Matthias Lipsey won Sunday's Sky Race (15.4 miles, 8,000 ft gain) and placed 3rd in Saturday's Vertical K (2.4 miles, 3,300ft gain). Ben Nephew had a strong day on the mountain by placing 3rd, Scotie Jacobs took 30 min off last years Sky Race, placing 17th. Natalie Thompson 4th (f) in the Sky Race.  Meghan Young 5th (f) in the Vertical K, Matthew Murphy, Jay LemosHyun Chang Chung and Zsuzsanna Carlson had great training runs. 

Over in Leadville, Colorado Brian Nephew tested his high altitude endurance at the Silver Rush 50. 

Congratulations to everyone who toed the line this weekend and thank you for the inspiration. Here are some photos from the weekend taken by Elizabeth Azze / MPF.

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