- 10 Ways to Make Cutoffs, PR or Beat a Rival by Liza Howard
- Downhill Running by Jason Koop
- Way Too Cool by Max King
- The Race Is Canceled? I Don’t Think So. by Josie Rozell
- Sunglasses Review by Donald Buraglio
- 48 Hours in Vegas: Ultra Style by Cory Reese
Longevity in the Sport
Let’s face it, ultrarunning is a really difficult activity. It requires a huge time and lifestyle commitment. But many people are attracted, like moths to flame, to the opportunity to do something epic. And often once they do a few ultras they realize there is a steep learning curve and they achieve faster, and faster, times. Soon, they are pulled into the drive to reach their highest potential by racing ultras – they are all-in.
Battling Running-Induced Stress
Stress is a topic I’m not fond of. For years, running has helped me deal with it during blowups at the office, riffs at home or just plain, rotten days. Hopping on the trail with a friend can ease the pressure with a little sunshine, fresh air and welcome distraction. On the flip side, there are times when a big dollop of cortisol gets tossed at me and causes my running to cease completely.
Running While Pregnant
When I first found out I was pregnant, I googled “running while pregnant” and was disappointed in the lack of information out there. There was information about Olympic athletes and information for recreational runners, but not much for someone who fell in between these two categories.
“I love running in places I’ve never been to before”, says Spanish ultrarunner Nύria Picas
By Verena Levy If there was one thing I knew about Nύria Picas, it was that between her job as…
Habits Or The Trick Of Running Every Day
There really is no big secret to improve our results as ultrarunners. For all the time and energy we expend on nutrition, gear, cross training, and other peripheral aspects of the sport; in the end our results are a direct reflection of our training mileage. And the biggest obstacle to accumulating the mileage necessary to achieve the results we desire is inconsistency.
The Elite Runner-Volunteer: Striking a Balance By Giving Back
The following is an addendum to Joe Uhan’s April column, “Volunteerism & Running Longevity” Locally, Craig Thornley was the first…
Way too much fun at the 25th running of Way Too Cool 50k
The 25-year anniversary of the iconic Way Too Cool 50k was a smashing success, with an exact 1,000 finishers, the…