- Shaking It Out With Topher Gaylord by Mario Fraioli
- Barkley Marathons by “Laz” Cantrell, RD
- From Desperation to Salvation by Robert Plagmann
- Hill Training for Flatlanders by Travis Macy
- How to Run in an Inferno by Dean Karnazes
- The Joy of the Ultra Community by Ellie Greenwood
- Weight and Resistance Training by Ann Trason
The Rise of Ultra-Endurance Sports
Four years ago, Shalini Kovach experienced a proverbial ah-ha moment. Kovach, who had made a career in fashion design and merchandising, was working with one of her biggest accounts when she overheard a woman complaining about the results of a recent eyelift. The conversation catalyzed an objective examination of her world — a “whole world of Prada and Gucci,” as she put it — and made her realize that perhaps she was chasing a dream she didn’t really want.
Course Records Fall at FANS 6-12-24 Hour Races
For the last several years the weather gods have frowned upon the FANS 6·12·24 Hour Race, sending us wind, rain, and demoralization. On the 4th and 5th of June we had a total of 0.06” of spritzy rain, overcast skies, one wind gust of 25 mph, and a high of 73°. The field of 141 runners and walkers took advantage.
True Adventure from Disaster: Search and Rescue Adventure Race
True adventure from a disaster scene: scrabbling up mountains, crossing deep waters, climbing waterfalls, bushwalking, and running endurance distances, all while self-supported, sums up the 3rd Annual Search and Rescue Adventure Race hosted by The Lost Tribe Expeditions. Three words captured the whole spirit of the race: “Adapt and Overcome.”
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.
Nutrition and Your Mental Edge – Fueling Your Attitude
Food for Thought – Ultrarunning requires some mental stamina and the question, “Can we feed the mind with any special nutrition?”…
Interview with 2013 Western States Champion Pam Smith
UltraRunning Interview: 2013 Western States Champion Pam Smith Western States Champion Pam Smith had a race for the ages on…