In February of 2018. Loco Sports took over the operations of the 100 on 100 Relay. We hope to continue the fine tradition of providing an outstanding fun and safe event and continue the tradition of giving back to the community.

About Loco Running

Founded in 2006, Loco Races was created by runners committed to producing great running events in New England while also giving back to the local running community. Over the past decade, more than 200,000 happy participants have competed in our fun runs and competitive road races and, more importantly, we've contributed over $1 million to local nonprofits, running organizations and civic groups.

Some of Loco's races include: Smuttynose RockFest, Stowe 8-Miler, Will Run For Beer 5K and Harborside Half.

A big thanks to the founders of the 100 on 100 Relay. The Heart of Vermont Productions

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The LOCO Team

Mike “The Loco Guy” started running back in 1969, when running wasn’t the “popular” sport that it is today. He ran varsity cross country in high school and at the University of New Hampshire. After graduation in 1980, he joined Nike at their original headquarters in Exeter, NH developing technical running shoes, before moving on to Saucony and eventually to New Balance

 His racing resume includes seven Boston Marathon finishes, a couple “Reach the Beach” 212-mile relays, and a few runs up Mt. Washington. Mike has coached championship high school XC teams as well as junior high and Hershey track. Currently he devotes his time to giving back to the local running scene at the high school level and spends time running with his family – who are now all faster than him.                                                                                                    PR: BAA 1982: 2:35:45/ 10K 32:12/ 5M 24:48/ 1/2 marathon 1:12:45

Linda grew up in Hopkinton, MA where every year as a child she watched the start of the Boston Marathon. She began running in 1977 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She ran cross-country, indoor track, and outdoor track. After college, she continued to race anything from 5k’s to marathons. She spent many years coaching cross-country and track at local NH schools and now enjoys watching her own kids, Kevin and Robyn, run races.

Her PR’s include a 5:01 mile, 17:40 5k, 37:23 10k and her one and only marathon – 3:07.

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Arlon Chaffee, Charity/Volunteer Coordinator

Arlon spent 20 years in insurance & risk management consulting (not as interesting as it sounds), the last 8 of which were in Boston – suit & tie bad, running along the Charles River at noon, good! In 2002 he was drawn into the formative stages of what would become Loco Races. Some runners are born, others made – Arlon is clearly in the latter category. He started running in 1992 and ran his first marathon in 1995. A veteran of 7 marathons, hundreds of 5k & 10k races, several Reach the Beach Relays and annual runs (OK, lots of walking too!) up Mt. Washington. 

While his race times at any distance aren’t too impressive, his pacing has allowed for extensive research into the mid-pack psyche – an excellent complement to findings from the rest of the (speedy) Loco Races team! When he’s not running, Arlon might be found riding one of his several bicycles. His daughters now grown, he feathers the empty nest in Newmarket, NH with his current favorite wife.

Marathon PR – 3:29

A special thanks to the founders of the 100 on 100 relay.

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 Photo Credit:  Peter Hellberg

Robert O'Neil, Executive Director

Robert, along with his brother Scott, launched the 100on100 Relay in 2003 with 18 teams. Since then he has helped the race grow to what it is today. When not directing the race, or working full time, he can be found running, skiing or acting. He lives with his wife and three kids who can be found on race day either running or manning the merchandise table. 


 Photo Credit:  Mitya Ku

Kate Fredricks, Co-Director

Kate has spent the last 11 years working at GE Healthcare. She joined the Heart of Vermont team as a volunteer year two.  The first two years she started helping put out signs, doing registration and as a transition area captain.  The last 8 years she has lead the race by making sure all transaction areas are staffed and ready for runners and makes sure all of the sandwich signs are ready to keep everyone on course. From year one she really enjoyed the camaraderie of all of the volunteers and runners. She was so impressed with how many runners made a point of showing their appreciation to all of the volunteers along the way. This has kept her coming back each year to see all of the running "family" she's made along the way. 

 


 Photo Credit:  dimnikolov

Vicki Boise, Co-Director

Vicki joined Heart of Vermont as a volunteer with many of her co-workers during the planning phase year 1.  She has continued to play a role in the race every year since.  Vicki primarily focuses on the start and finish of the race.  Organizing and running registration, pulling together the race packets, and planning the post-race party.  Vicki lives in New Haven, VT with her husband Jason and their 2 daughters.



Loco Sports, LLC
P.O. Box 423
Newmarket, NH 03857

T + 603.659.2824
E info@locorunning.com