This year the Cayuga Trails 50 hosted the USATF 2014 50 Mile Trail Championship.
The race was held in the beautiful trails around Ithaca, NY. The route has about 10,000 feet of elevation change (climb/descend) and takes the runners in and out steep gorges and along gorgeous falls including the Lucifer Falls.
Chris Vargo dominated the field and won the race in 06:57. He had a 5-minute lead over Tristan Williams (Tristan Williams). Matthew Flaherty took the third place in 07:15.
Magdalena Boulet claimed the ladies title by completing the course in 08:22. Nearly half an hour later, Kristin Moehl (08:51) took the second place. The third place went to Jacqueline Palmer (08:57).
You can find a complete report on Scott Dunlap’s blog