The first HAT Run was in 1988 and it was between 28-30 miles long. It was 4 loops of a 7-7.5 mile loop I liked to run in the park. After the event I was asked why we didn’t extend the course another mile and make it a 50K. So in 1989, the HAT 50K was born.
The 27th HAT Run
Filmed and edited by Shawn Bowman
HAT Run theme song written and performed by Danny McDonnell
The 20th HAT Run was featured in TrailRunner Magazine. The article was written by runner Barry Lewis and photos are by runner Geoff Baker. The article has been provided courtesy of TrailRunner Magazine.