Sponsors are the lifeblood of our event that provide critical financial support. Click on the sponsor logos below to learn more and please, if possible support them with your dollars and / or drop them an email and thank them for supporting our event. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor you can learn more HERE.
Apple Autos serves the Twin Cities with 8 brands of cars and trucks from their 5 locations. Apple Autos pioneered no-hassle selling twenty five years ago. You’ll always see their lowest price clearly marked on-line and on the windshield of every car. Their non-commissioned sales staff provides the product knowledge and then lets you shop at your own pace. Apple Autos is proud to support local community activities that encourage health, conservation and education. For an easier way to shop for your next vehicle check out AppleAutos.com.
For very simple sports, trail and ultrarunning can be fairly gear intensive that is why we could not be more excited to have partnered with GearJunkie.com! GearJunkie.com, launched in 2006, is a top online publication for product reviews and news in the outdoors world. The site contains thousands of pages of content — gear reviews, news, travel and adventure stories, a video section, photo galleries, and giveaway contests.
Bill Pomerenke is an ardent supporter of many trail and ultrarunning events and orginizations in Minnesota. We are thrilled to partner with Bill as our official real estate sponsor of the Endless Summer Trail Run Series. Why an official realtor parnter for a trail run you ask… well, Bill can help you find a house near any of our great trail runing venues and that equals more trail time, what could be better! Visit www.buyandsellwithbill.com
Routes to Run and Sights to See? FASTZach is a Distance Based mobile app for runners, bikers, walkers and travelers. FASTZach allows you to generate routes in seconds based on your selected distance, landmarks, geographic features and points of interest. Patented technology locates the user and creates a route with GPS tracking and turn by turn voice navigation. Customize your experience to suit your style. Whether it’s a quiet, scenic parkway or a trip through a bustling downtown street, FASTZach allows you to see the sights, experiencing the new or familiar. No drawing, no dragging, no guessing – just routes, in seconds.
Created and coded in the Twin Cities, FASTZach plots, optimizes and tracks – supporting routes up to 150 Miles in distance. Your Location, Your Distance, Your Route. www.fastzach.com
Available in the iTunes App Store – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1143167213. Developing for Android in Spring 2017.
CCES owners and local trail / ultrarunners Jason and Amy Husveth have been long time supporters of Minnesota trail / ultra-running and the Endless Summer Trail Run Series. We thank Jason, Amy and CCES for providing detailed course mapping / modeling for the Endless Summer Races. Critical Connections Ecological Services (CCES) is a natural resource and ecological restoration consulting firm based in Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota. The company was originally incorporated in 2000, with the goal of providing the highest quality scientific expertise and innovative environmental solutions to local municipalities, state and federal government agencies, and select private clientele. CCES provides a number of environmental services including large-scale natural resource inventories, greenway and open space planning and design, land cover mapping, focused botanical inventories, rare plant surveys, natural community restoration design and implementation, wetland delineations, wetland mitigation design and monitoring, and technical/scientific report writing. Furthermore, we excel at integrating detailed natural resource field data into GIS, CAD, and database software applications, enabling our clients to make cost effective and ecologically sensitive land use and land management decisions.
Trail Transformation is a coaching service aimed at providing you with the framework to reach your highest potential and will help you become the best trail runner you can be. Coach Jake Hegge’s background in Exercise and Sport Science and Physical Therapy allows him to address the physiology, running mechanics, injury prevention, periodization, nutrition and psychology of running. Jake will tailor your training program to your individual needs, while minimizing the risk of injury. Your training program will include expert advice and guidance throughout your trail running journey, wherever it may take you. Jake enjoys coaching runners of all abilities and can coach for any distance. In addition to being a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science, Jake has run (and won) many ultramarathons around the Upper Midwest. You can learn more at http://www.trailtransformation.com/