Trail Gangsta of the Month

Trail Gangsta of the Month • February 2020

Meet Amit Mehta!

Name: Amit Mehta
Hometown: Bombay, India
Current Residence: Bombay, India
Occupation: Entrepreneur

1) How and when did you start trail running?

I’ve been hiking and trekking the mountains for as far as I can remember. I started road running around 2014 thanks to my wife, and that leg turnover just transitioned into the trails when I went for my next hike. Since then, the mountains have never been the same!

2) Your wife Monica is also a runner. How did you two meet? 

Monica and...

Trail Gangsta of the Month • January 2020

Meet Amy Carrion!

Name: Amy Carrion
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Current Residence: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Nutritionist / Health Coach


1) How and when did you get into trail running?

I really got into trail running about 3 years ago when I met my husband Alex. I had done a few trail runs prior but nothing big. He had done a few ultras when we met and was training for his first 100-miler so...

Trail Gangsta of the Month • November 2019

Meet Neil Weintraub!

Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Current Residence: Flagstaff, AZ
Occupation: Kaibab National Forest South Zone Archaeologist


1) How and when did you get into trail running?

When I first moved to Flagstaff in 1986, I was living in a barely renovated chicken coop at the Museum of Northern Arizona. I used to bang my head every morning on the ceiling as I rolled over to put on my running shoes. I would...

Trail Dawg of the Week • 8/27/19

Meet Roscoe Frehs!

Hometown: Prescott, AZ
Current Residence: Sedona, AZ
Occupation: Home watcher/ Mouse detector/ Emotional Support floof


1) What makes you a “Trail Dawg?”

I’ve been trotting trails since I left the humane society eight years ago!

2) How and when did you get into trail running?

I started running along with a bike because I have too much energy for walks! A few years ago we switched from going...

Trail Gangsta of the Week • 8/19/19

Meet Eric Ang!

Hometown: Chino Hills CA
Current Residence: Inland Empire, CA
Occupation: Wells Fargo Home Mortgage 


1) What makes you a Trail Gangsta?

I always have fun and mess around while running. I have run 13.1 minimum (2 marathons and 2 ultras) in my Mars Bl(Ang)mon costume Boombox in hand. 

2) How and when did you get into trail running? What do you love about the trail running community?

My first trail running experience was doing The...