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What One Run Can Teach You
Waking up to my alarm at 5 a.m. isn’t hard these days. In the wee hours, my body knows that a grueling struggle is near triggering an internal wake-up call. Long gone are the days where I lie in the darkness, my mind spinning to justify another hour of sleep instead of getting up to run. This last weekend was no exception, and this time I had friends to hold me accountable.
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.
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…