Uphill Challenge 2008 – Erik vs. Kyle Skaggs

Check out the finish of the final match of the 2008 Trail Runner Magazine Uphill Challenge. It’s Erik Skaggs up against Kyle Skaggs. See who wins the Bros. Skaggs Showdown.

For those that don’t know, the Uphill Challenge is a 15 minute race on a treadmill set at 15% with the runners controlling the pace. Every half hour throughout the day a pair of runner race on side-by-side in front of the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market crowds. (iRF’s coverage of ORSM) At the end of the day the King and Queen of the Mountain are crowned. The winner of the following race was the day’s King of the Mountain. Which brother is it going to be?

The author competed in this year’s Uphill Challenge and can confirm that it’s MUCH harder than it looks. Hopefully, we’ll post of report of that race soon.