Author Archives: Jay Batchen

Lisa Smith-Batchen featured in the LA Times

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I am so honored that the LA Times did a feature story on the Badwater Quad I finished less than 2 weeks ago.Read More

Lisa Smith-Batchen featured in Runner’s World, Running to Benefit Clean Water

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Lisa Smith-Batchen, founder of Dreamchaser Events and a world reknown elite ultra runner is featured in Runner’s World Magazine, see article here.… Read More

Our own Lisa Smith-Batchen inducted into the Badwater Hall of Fame!

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The Badwater ultramarathon is considered one of the toughest races in the world.lisa-badwater 135 miles and crossing one of the hottest places in the world, Death Valley, makes Badwater a one of a kind race.… Read More


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If your name is on the list of those selected to participate in the 2013 MDS, you should have received an email earlier today (Wednesday, March 21) from our office with details on pre-registration for the 2013 event. … Read More

Teton Turkey Chase

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Runners toe the line for the start of the 2011 Teton Turkey Chase.

Runners toe the line for the start of the 2011 Teton Turkey Chase.

The 2011 Teton Turkey Chase was held on Saturday, Novemeber 19th, and although it was quite breezy and cold, the number of participants was still up nicely from last year.  Read More

2013 MDS Lottery Is OPEN!

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MDS Finish The lottery for spots in the 2013 Marathon Des Sables, for those living in Canada and the USA,   is now open! … Read More

Jackson Hole Marathon Events – Saturday, September 24th

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jhm-foto-2Race day is fast approaching, so sign up for one of our races if you haven’t already.  Complete race information is available on the official race site:

Here are the new updates for the Aid Stations

Marathon Half Marathon

– AS#1  –  2.6 miles

– AS#2  –  4.8 miles

– AS#3  –  6.8 miles

– AS#4  –  8.9 miles

– AS#5  – 11.0 miles

– AS#6  – 13.1 miles

– AS#7  – 15.0 miles

– AS#8  – 17.2 miles

– AS#9  – 19.7 miles         

– AS#10 – 21.3 miles

– AS#11 – 23.4 miles

– AS#12 – 25.1 miles

Half Marathon

– AS#7   1.9 miles

– AS#8   4.1 miles

– AS#9   6.6 miles

– AS#10  8.2 miles

– AS#11 10.3 miles

– AS#11 10.3 miles


All Aid Stations will have water and Powerade sports drink (dispensed from coolers by way of new quick-fill nozzles—we’ll have these on display at the Expo:

AS#5 and AS#9 will have Jelly Belly Sport Beans, courtesy of the great folks at Yippie I-O Candy on Jackson Town Square.Read More

Grand Teton Races – Race Day Photos Now Available

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gt-4Race Day Photos

As in the past, local photographer Tony Jewell was out on the course taking pictures.  … Read More

Grand Teton Races: What a Day!

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Well, if you weren’t up at Targhee with us on Saturday, you really missed out.  The weather was perfect, and as always, the scenery was spectacular.  Read More

Grand Teton Races: Registration Re-Opened

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Race Registration Re-Opened: 50 Mile, 50K and Trail Marathon

We had several calls this morning from runners still wanting to sign-up for this weekend’s races.… Read More