Chad A. Brackelsberg


150 Aspen Lane

Park City, UT 84098

612-599-6892 (Home & Mobile)

chadbrackelsberg@yahoo.com



 

BACKGROUND:      Born:               03 March 1973

                                    Home Town:   Mohall, North Dakota, USA

                                    Occupation:    Master Architect – Savvis

                                                            Race Director – Wasatch Powder Keg

                                                            Race Referee – International Ski Mountaineering Federation

                                    Web Sites:       www.thebrackpack.com

                                                            www.wasatchpowderkeg.com

                                    Twitter:           www.twitter.com/thebrackpack

                                                            www.twitter.com/powkeg

 

INTERESTS:            Ÿ    Backcountry Skiing

      Ski Mountaineering Racing

      Mountain Running and Racing

      Mountain and Road Biking

      International Travel

      Snow and Avalanche Science

 

RACE EXPERIENCE:          

 

                                    2012

      Leadman – 10th overall

o   Leadville Marathon – Leeadville, CO – 30June12 – 4:42:58 – 25th of 509 overall / 12th of 128 in division

o   Leadville Silver Rush 50 Mile Run – Leeadville, CO – 15July12 – 8:24:45 - 18th of 479 overall / 10th of 134 in division

o   Leadville 100 Mile Mountain Bike – Leeadville, CO – 11August12 -

o   Leadville 10K – Leeadville, CO – 12August12 -

o   Leadville 100 Mile Trail Run – Leeadville, CO – 18-19August12 -

      2012 Summit Park Sprint to the Summit: Summit Park, Utah – 21July12 – 1:07:11 – 4th place overall / 1st place in division

      Bonneville Shoreline Trail Marathon – Salt Lake City, UT – 21April12 - 4:49

      Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race – Aspen, CO – 03March12 – 6:43 – 8th mens/10th overall

      North American Ski Mountaineering Championship – Crested Butte, CO – 28-29January12 – Sprint: 6:40 / Individiual: 3:16:51 – 24th overall

      Grand Targhee USSMA Ski Mountaineering Classic – Grand Targhee, WY – 08January12 – 2:09:43 – 17th overall

      US Ski Mountaineering National Championship – Jackson Hole, WY – 07January12 – 3:35:36 – 29th overall

 

                                    2011

      Bear 100 – Logan, UT – 23September11 – 23:24:46 – 14th overall / 12th in division

      Maah Daah Hey Trail – North Dakota Badlands – Fastest Known Time for the 102 mile trail – 25:56:00

      Big Horn 100 – Dayton, WY - 17June11 – 22:45:00 – 6th overall / 3rd in age division

      Pocatello 50 – Pocatello, ID – 28May11 – 11:05:49 – 23rd overall

      9th Annual Wasatch Powder Keg: Brighton, UT – 12March10 -  Race Director

 

                                    2010

      Bear 100: Logan, UT – 24September10 – DNF due to kidney problems

      Highline Trail – Uinta Mountains, UT – 29August11 – Fastest Known Time for the 81.3 mile trail – 28:16

      Wasatch Speedgoat 50K: Snowbird, UT – 31July10 – 7:10.36 – 20th overall

      2010 Summit Park Sprint to the Summit: Summit Park, Utah – 17July10 – 1:19 – 9th place overall / 3rd place in division

      Big Horn 100: Dayton, WY – 25June10 – 27:46:37 – 28th overall / 12th in division

      Pocatello 50: Pocatello, ID – 29May10 – cancelled mid race due to weather

      Bonneville Shore Line Trail Marathon: Salt Lake City, UT – 10April10 – 5:16

      8th Annual Wasatch Powder Keg: Brighton, UT – 13March10 -  Race Director

 

                                    2009

      Wild Duluth 100K: Duluth, MN – 10October09 – 12:17 – 2nd overall

      Wasatch Front 100 Endurance Run: Salt Lake City, UT – 11September09 – 24:46:15 – 17th overall/15th mens division

      Wasatch Speedgoat 50K: Snowbird, UT – 18July09 – 6:57:16 – 7th overall

      2009 Summit Park Sprint to the Summit: Summit Park, Utah – 1:11 – 3rd place overall / 1st place in division

      Squaw Peak 50 Mile Trail Run: Orem, Utah – 06June09 – 9:35 – 14th overall

      Bonneville Shore Line Trail Marathon: Salt Lake City, UT – 25April09 – 5:03

      7th Annual Wasatch Powder Keg: Alta, UT – 14March09 -  Race Director

 

                                    2008

      Goblin Valley 50K: Goblin Valley State Park, Utah – 25October08 – 4:39:19 – 6th overall

      Leadville 100 Mile Trail Run: Leadville, Colorado – 16August08 – 24:23:24 – 27th overall/11th in age group

      2008 Summit Park Sprint to the Summit: Summit Park, Utah – 19July08 – 4th overall

      Squaw Peak 50 Mile Trail Run: Orem, Utah – 07June08 – 10:44:18 – 12th overall/6th in division

      11th Annual Elk Mountain Grand Traverse: Crested Butte/Aspen, Colorado - 28March08 – 12:12:15 – 29th overall

      6th Annual Black Diamond Wasatch Powderkeg: Alta, Utah - 15March08 – 2:24:59 – 2nd in division

 

                                    2007

      6th Annual Katchina Mosa 100K Mountain Challenge Run: Orem, Utah - 04August07 - 13:58:30 - 4th overall/2nd age group

      2007 Summit Park Sprint to the Summit 12k: Summit Park, Park City, Utah - 08July07 – 1:15:00 – 4th overall/2nd age group

      10th Annual Elm Mountain Grand Traverse: Crested Butte/Aspen, Colorado - 31March07 – 16:08:25

      5th Annual Black Diamond Wasatch Powderkeg: Alta, Utah – 17March07 – 3:03:25 – 7th in division

 

2006

      9th Annual Elm Mountain Grand Traverse: Crested Butte/Aspen, Colorado – 01April06 – 12:56:02

      4th Annual Black Diamond Wasatch Powderkeg: Alta, Utah – 18March06 – 2:53:15 – 7th in division

 

 

                                    2005

      Mid Mountain Trail Marathon: Park City, Utah – 10September2005 – 3:58:05.5- 17th place

      Mountain Challenge 10K Trail Run: Park City, Utah – 16July05 – 50:31.7 – 12th place

      Wahsatch Steeplechase: Salt Lake City, Utah – 18June2005 – 2:59:41 – 42nd place

      Bishop High Sierra 50 Mile Trail Run: Bishop, California – 14May2005 - 9:50:33 – 16th place

      3rd Annual Black Diamond Wasatch Powderkeg: Alta, Utah – 19March08 – 2:49:12 – 8th place in division

 

                                    2004

      Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race: Leadville, Colorado – 07August2004 – 10:58:20

      The Endurance 100 Mountain Bike Race: Park City, Utah – 50 miles – 17July04 – DNF with broken shoulder and concussion

      2rd Annual Black Diamond Wasatch Powderkeg: Alta, Utah – 20March04 – 1:52 – 9th place in division

 

2003

      Hidden Peak Challenge Trail Run: Snowbird, Utah – September2003 – 58:01 – 15th place/4th in age

      1st Annual Black Diamond Wasatch Powderkeg: Alta, Utah – 15March03 – 2:44 – 16th place in division

                                   

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

      2012 – present: board of directors US Ski Mountaineering Association (USSMA)

      2009 – present:  Wasatch Powder Keg Race Director

o   One of the largest and oldest ski mountaineering races in the US

o   Have successfully grown this race by 60% in 4 years

      2012 Pocatello 50 aid station volunteer

      2012 Antelope Island 50 & 100 aid station voluneer

      2008, 2009, 2011, 2012: Wahsatch Steeplechase aid station volunteer

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, & PUBLICATIONS:

      Certified International Ski Mountaineering Federation Referee – December 2012 - present – final certificate pending

      Local Heroes Ch. 1 Chad Brackelsberg, Mountains As I See Them, Blog of Chad Ambrose, http://ambroseut.blogspot.com/2012/10/local-heroes-ch1-chad-brackelsberg.html

      Runner, native of Mohall, believed to be first to run entire Maah Daah Hey Trail, Forum Communications Co., http://mobile.inforum.com/page/article/id/330291/

      Utah Avalanche Center Professional Observer: 2010 - present

      Level I Avalanche: American Avalanche Institute – December 2002

      Level II Avalanche: American Avalanche Institute – March 2006

      Wilderness First Responder - 2006