There are many things about ultrarunning that are hard to describe, and even harder to understand. The Spartathlon, a 153-mile race from Athens to Sparta, is one of them.
The three-day series of immersive events for outdoor lovers takes place at Utah’s Snowbasin Mountain Resort on August 11-13 and in Sanborn County Park south of San Francisco on September 8-10.
This is the story of how our running club developed a comprehensive trail work program that we call TrailFit. Each year we clear brush on 25 miles of trail, remove over 150 downed trees, and contribute more than 1,500 volunteer hours on trails in the San Diego mountains while overseeing maintenance on 150+ miles of trails.
We start our countdown with the tenth ranked runners for 2013. Mike Morton Mike Morton, who won the Ultra Runner…
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.
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
Ian lays out tactics for optimizing your performance for racing multiple ultras with less than a month between.
Food for Thought – Ultrarunning requires some mental stamina and the question, “Can we feed the mind with any special nutrition?”…
UltraRunning Interview: 2013 Western States Champion Pam Smith Western States Champion Pam Smith had a race for the ages on…