Two Trailblazing Trents
Annie and Katie Trent are two sisters who have grown up exploring the mountain trails. The two plus their parents, Jill and John, have single handedly created a tight-knit running community in Reno. So follow me, Kendra Anderson, as I attempt to keep up with them on a run through Keystone Canyon.
Despite heavy winds, muddy trails, and flowing rivers, the two were determined to complete an eight-mile run before the sun set.
Both Annie and Katie are following in their father, John Trent’s, footsteps. When asked who was their biggest influence, Katie didn’t hesitate to give credit to her dad.
One hundred mile race in particular is the Western States Endurance Run. This ultra marathon starts in Squaw Valley and finishes in Auburn, California. All of the runners have 30 hours non-stop to complete the run.
At just 22 years-old, Katie was the youngest female to complete the race in 2014.
Just like any professional, the two have their own set of challenges and struggles that they need to overcome.
There are no off days for these two. At the end of one marathon, there is always another one around the corner. After their quick run tonight, the two talk about the next big trail they plan to conquer in June — The Bighorn 100.
With the Reynolds School of Journalism, I’m Kendra Anderson.