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Destinations
Run The Rann 101KM – Dholviria, India

Traveling overseas as an “elite athlete” comes with romantic aire of catered this, escorted that. A plane ticket arrives in your email inbox with an itinerary you may have had some input on. This particular trip, I was thankful to see the direct flights, minimal connections each way and with a carrier I fly frequently.

Race Reports
LOST118 – It’s just one loop.

The LOST118 has been run atop the Herbert Hoover Dike, around Lake Okeechobee, for the past eight years. The Dike was built by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect the surrounding areas from flooding after the hurricanes of 1926 and 1928 killed thousands.

Featured
Ultrapacing For Rookies

The request of a new ultrarunner for a crew often falls on the innocently willing shoulders of friends or family who may have little experience in ultras. Sheryl offers some advice for new pacers.

Destinations
Running In, And For, Patagonia

by Nick Barraza

This year’s Patagonian International Ultra-Marathon was nothing short of magical. Combining the natural elegance and wonder of Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia with eco-conservation initiatives in the area, the event attracted over 740 runners

Features
Fixing Your Feet

reviewed by Hollis Lenderking John Vonhof is a veteran ultrarunner and the founding race director of the Ohlone Wilderness 50…

Reviews
Extreme Running

reviewed by Peter Bakwin Extreme Running by Kym McConnell and Dave Horsley (Pavilion, 2007, $26.60 at Amazon) is probably the…

archives
Body Basics: Hamstring Injuries

One of the most common injuries surrounding the knee joint does not actually even involve the knee. It involves the insertion of the hamstring tendons where they attach to the top of the weight bearing bone in the lower leg, the tibia. This injury is called hamstring tendinitis

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