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The Loop Trail Run – Rogue Trail Series #2 – 2011 Results

On April 10th, race #2 of the fast and fun Rogue Trail Series took place on the rocky and technical trails snuggled within oak and juniper forests along Lake Austin. We are talking about the Emma Long park adventure called The Loop. The series continues with 30 km and 10 km distances.

Photo: Courtesy Josh Baker /

172 rock lovin’ trail runners played on the 10 km course.

Unfortunately there are no results for the 30 km race so I can’t determine the number of racers. I click on the 30k results link and I get nothing?? It appears I did not purchase the special Rogue 30k results viewing glasses. If anyone has a pair I could borrow, please let me know. 🙂


Based off the The Maze times, The Loop is definitely a tougher course.

Photo: Courtesy Josh Baker /

The park trail includes loose limestone to promote light-happy feet and some stair-step climbs and descents that always up the fun factor.

The 10 km is one loop.

The 30 km is ??.


Photo: Courtesy Josh Baker /

30 km

No results listed?? 🙁

10 km

Shae Rainer moved up a position in her overall placing as compared to race #1 of the series but couldn’t move any higher in the female race as she…well…won it. Shae wins again with a 47:35 finish time and sixth overall placing. Jamie Patterson was alone in second position and finished in 52:13.

Top 5 female

  1. Shae Rainer – 47:35 (*6th overall*)
  2. Jamie Patterson – 52:13
  3. Kristina Watkins – 56:38
  4. Katie Howard – 57:03
  5. Sunday Patterson 57:15

Jamie Patterson giving high-5s to those cheering on. (Photo: Courtesy Josh Baker /

Patrick Hitchins was back to defend his race #1 win and he proved that he still had the gojo on this more technical trail. Patrick crossed the finish line with a 90+ second gap from the next chaser and won the male race in 41:15. 2011 series newcomer, Mason McElroy held to a firm second placing with a 42:55 time.

Top 5 male

  1. Patrick Hitchins – 41:15
  2. Mason McElroy – 42:55
  3. Waylon Calabrese – 44:42
  4. Lance Gay – 45:56
  5. C0rey Henry – 47:18

Waylon Calabrese cruising along the rocky terrain. (Photo: Courtesy Josh Baker /

Complete 10 km results

Inspiration Point

Check out the wisest finisher. I hope this stuff fires you up as much as it does me.

  • Bill Sleep went after the 10 km at age 64.

Life is play. Play is life.

Bill Sleep lookin' strong! (Photo: Courtesy Josh Baker /

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How we finish our trail races in the TALON region! (Photo: Courtesy Josh Baker /

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David Hanenburg David Hanenburg is the passionate dirt-lovin' creator of Endurance Buzz and has been playing in the endurance sports world since 2000 after knockin' the dust off of his Trek 950 hardtail thanks to a friend asking to go ride some local dirt. In 2007 he ran his first ultra on the trails and fell in love with the sport and its people. For more information on David's endurance sports journey, check out the About page.

5 Responses to “The Loop Trail Run – Rogue Trail Series #2 – 2011 Results”

  1. on 20 Apr 2011 at 7:57 pm Matt B.

    All results are posted here:

    Click on the 30k results.

  2. on 20 Apr 2011 at 8:03 pm David Hanenburg

    I have been there and I see nothing when I click on the 30k link…on two different computers and three different browsers. What am I missing?? You can see the 30k results?

  3. on 20 Apr 2011 at 8:52 pm Ed Swarthout

    I’m seeing the same issue that you are seeing.
    It used to work as I saw my 30k results.

  4. on 21 Apr 2011 at 6:23 am David Hanenburg

    Hey Ed – It is somewhat comforting to know that I am not the only one that can’t see the results. Thanks for sharing. Not sure what is going on. Solar flare?? 🙂

  5. on 26 Apr 2011 at 10:27 pm Neal

    Hey, the results were a little late to show because they had to be adjusted: