Ornery Mule RAcing Team

Ornery Mule Racing team is a group of runners that are committed to promoting kindness, community and epic trail running.

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Sam Skeels- Adrian, Michigan

Sam has been running for Ornery Mule Racing since 2017. Sam is an Elementary School Principal, husband and father of 3 children.

Racing Pr's included:
100 mile- 14:11 at Rocky Racoon, Texas
50k- 3:12 JC Stone, Pennsylvania (course record)
Next up for Sam is USATF Road 100 Mile Championships at Jackpot Ultra Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb 17th. 


Nich Panice

We met Nich volunteering at the Hennepin Hundred & Earth Day trail races. He is a “giver” in this sport, that is loaded with talent and speed.


Jeff Lenard

Pure talent and a joy for running. He is the 100 mile King, but can still throw down on the short runs. Jeff enjoys encouraging others to trail run, and volunteers a ton to promote the sport.

Next up for Jeff is "Too cold to hold" Half marathon in Dallas, Texas on February 16th.