- My First Attempt at 100 Miles by Heather Borsellino
- FOURmidable by Gary Dudney
- Hydration Packs Review by Donald Buraglio
- How to Tackle the Big Dance by Ellie Greenwood
- The Views Have to Be Earned by Cory Reese
- Destin Beach Ultra Runs
Behind Waldo 100K
In the Cascade Mountain Range of Oregon, is a pristine alpine lake named Waldo surrounded by peaks over 7,000 feet high. Inspired by the Oregon Trail Series, a couple of cool guys set out to create a 100K race unlike any other in the state. What did they name it? Where’s Waldo, of course, with each peak offering stunning summit views of the second largest natural lake in Oregon.
Feeling the Burn: Burning River 100 Mile and 50 Mile
The race’s name, “Burning River,” is of course ironic, harkening back to the numerous times the Cuyahoga River, once one of America’s most polluted waterways, actually caught on fire.
Cacapon 12 Hour Challenge Trail Run 2016
This year was our fourth running of the Cacapon 12 Hour Challenge. The challenging five mile loop features 800 feet of climbing and lots of gnarly, tough and technical trail! This year’s entry list featured 43 combined previous finishes (25 individual athletes) and 43 new runners—nice symmetry!
Trans“con”: Following Robert Young’s Record Attempt Across the U.S.
How we had come to be sharing the intimate moments of a collapsing transcontinental run attempt was quite a story in and of itself. A month earlier, when he began this run in California, Robert Young and his transcon were not even a blip on my radar.
Bosio and Canaday named #3 UltraRunners of the Year
Rory Bosio Our number three female is Rory Bosio, 28, from Soda Springs, California. Rory, who works as an emergency…
Olson and Arbogast named #4 UltraRunners of the Year
Timothy Olson Western States 100 winner Timothy Olson comes in at number 4. Many observers think that Olson’s Western States…
Mike Polansky on the recent ban announced at Death Valley National Park
Mike Polansky, President of the Greater Long Island Running Club on the recent announcement by Death Valley National Park banning all athletic events.
Scallon and Sharman named #5 UltraRunners of the Year
Cassie Scallon Cassie Scallon holds down the number 5 spot. Scallon, a nurse from Boulder, Colorado, set course records at…
Bitter and Gardner named #6 UltraRunners of the Year
Zach Bitter Zach Bitter of Marinette, Wisconsin checks in at number 6. Bitter, a middle school teacher, ran the fastest…
Harrison and Clark named #7 UltraRunners of the Year
Emily Harrison JFK 50 Mile winner Emily Harrison is number 7 in the women’s top 10. Harrison, a running coach…
Fejes and Lickteig named #8 UltraRunners of the Year
Joe Fejes Multi-day specialist Joe Fejes checks in at number eight. Fejes, an attorney from Hoschton, Georgia, started the year…
Kimball and Rusiecki named #9 UltraRunners of the Year
Nikki Kimball Nikki Kimball of Bozeman, Montana checks in at number nine. Kimball, a physical therapist, is a three-time Ultra Runner…
Morton and Sproston named #10 UltraRunners of the Year
We start our countdown with the tenth ranked runners for 2013. Mike Morton Mike Morton, who won the Ultra Runner…
Pick Your Battles: How to Design Your 2014 Racing Schedule
2014 is almost here. It’s the time of year to reflect back on the past one and look forward to next. And it’s time to do it quickly.
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
How To Train For And Recover From Races In Quick Succession
Ian lays out tactics for optimizing your performance for racing multiple ultras with less than a month between.