Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Aaron Buffington 1973-2015

This morning, February 3rd, 2015, Aaron Buffington passed after battling kidney cancer for 13 months. For many, he was a dear friend, running partner, and ubiquitous trail presence.  His friendly smile, kind words, and helpfulness will be dearly missed.  Aaron was a frequent racer and aficionado of the 100-miler, having finished the Gnarly Bandit in 2012. Join us in mourning the loss of Aaron and Read More →

Volunteer Tracking

New for 2015 – we will be tracking the volunteer hours that UMTR members put in throughout the year, but we need your help for accurate numbers! Starting February 1, when you give your time for any trail race or maintenance event, send us an email at and let us know. This is not a competition, we simply wish to start putting some numbers Read More →