UltraRunning September 2016


ON THE COVER: Simon Mtuy summiting Squaw Peak via the “Stairway to Heaven” during the Broken Arrow Skyrace. Mtuy is not only an accomplished ultrarunner with 10 Western States silver buckles, the Tanzanian is also the founder of Summit Expeditions and Nomadic Experience where he and his team have been leading clients on adventures up Kilimanjaro, in the Serengeti and on Zanzibar since 1998. Photo: Myke Hermsmeyer

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