Karl Hoagland has been the Publisher of UltraRunning Magazine since June 2013. Hoagland is a former investment banker and hotel entrepreneur, having worked at Goldman Sachs, Montgomery Securities and Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants after graduating from Brown University in 1987. Since running the Quad Dipsea in 2003 Hoagland has been obsessed with ultrarunning and everything about it, especially the community and new friendships he’s made. Karl especially likes to take on challenges and strive for improvement. Ultrarunning is the perfect platform for such endeavors, and his big goals are to encourage others and help the sport grow.
Amy Clark is the Editor of UltraRunning Magazine. She began her career at a small advertising agency in Bend, Oregon, where she enjoyed the fast pace and creative environment. For over 15 years, lunch hour runs were a ritual. Amy also joined the board of the local running club, became a race director and finished her first ultra. She has completed over 35 marathons and ultras combined, and continues to run long distances while encouraging both kids and adults to ignite their own passion for running.
Cory is the Operations Manager for UltraRunning Magazine. He grew up in Southern California and Moved to Bend, Oregon in 1993. A relative beginner in the ultrarunning distances, completing his first 50k in 2013. He lives in Bend with his wife Lisa and their son.
Heather comes from a background in outdoor writing. as well as working with brands & retailers in the run, bike, and outdoor industry. She grew up between Oregon and Cape Cod, MA and now lives in Hood River, OR. Her love for running started in 1st grade when her gym teacher put on a race around the high-school track. The butterflies and race bug grew on and evolved, to take her to running in the woods while racing for the University of Maine, Orono. Her dream of someday putting on some fun trail-races/ultras, now exists, in her backyard trails of Post Canyon. When not in front of her computer, or in the woods, you can find her making custom trucker hats for her friends, with her fabric markers.
Carly Koerner is the Art Director for UltraRunning Magazine. After moving to her hometown of Ashland, Oregon in 2006, Carly began running ultramarathons as a way to explore the great outdoors and spend quality time with friends on the trails. As a freelance graphic designer, Carly has found fortuitous fusion between her work career and her favorite hobby, running. Which she attributes to the lifelong connections the sport has given her the opportunity to create. It’s also very likely that we’ll see future ultrarunners to the sport evolve, as her two kiddos, Nyla and Izaak, continue to grow up immersed in the world of ultrarunning.
Laura is the Subscriptions Manager for UltraRunning Magazine. Laura previously worked in the music publishing industry for more than 20 years. In 2002 Laura left their sedentary lifestyle behind after discovering geocaching with their husband, Doug. From there Laura ran a 5k in 2006 and their first ultra in 2010. Laura knows without a doubt that they’ll one day finish a 100-miler. Laura lives in Bend, Oregon with their husband of more than 30 years, and their cats, Lucy and Bert.
Courtney grew up in Georgia and eventually moved to Oregon, where she fell in love with trail running. She ran her first ultra in 2016 and loves the challenge of conquering new distances, discovering new trails in the mountains, and making life-long friends within the ultra community. When she’s not behind the computer she enjoys coaching and encouraging fellow runners to take on their own personal challenges.
Hayley Pollack is the Copy Editor for UltraRunning Magazine. Hayley has been running for most of her life and competing in ultras since 2010. Hayley ran cross country in high school and college and fell in love with longer distances once she discovered trail running. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast and loves to explore the world on her own two feet any chance she gets. Hayley currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband, Paul.