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Setting a Record for Running the Ice Age Trail


June 25, 2020

Sue Moen

Coree Woltering (far left) set a record for running the Ice Age Trail this week. In the photo above, New Glarus VFW Post Commander Chad Caso (far right) joined others running with Woltering and later presented him with gifts on behalf of the VFW.

On day three, there were bears.

"Around mile 35, I saw two bears on the trail. This is one of those, 'You always have your GoPro, how did you not capture this?' moments. But, from 50m out, they just looked like two people sitting on the side of the trail. From 25m out, it was 'Oh s#!*, two bears!' When the bears noticed me, they took off up the side of the hill. Fun times," explained Coree Woltering.

But let's back up little. Who is Coree and why is he talking about bears?

Coree Woltering is a professional ultrarunner from Illinois who has set out to beat the Fastest Known Time on the...

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