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Seeing a DNF (did not finish) next to your name can be disheartening for a runner. For me it was my first 100-mile race, the H.U.R.T. 100, a race in the rainforest-plush mountains above Honolulu in January. After doing more of a death march than a run, I had to drop at mile 67. Little did I know the impact it would have on my life.
What sets El Camino de Lavaca apart from other ultra stage races is its cultural objective, specifically the “Painted Churches” around which the pilgrimage was planned. The point, according to John T. Sharp, its creator and director, is “existential discovery, historical appreciation, religious reflection and self-actualization.”
There’s something about standing on the side of the highway in Iceland hitchhiking with your wife that has a way of bringing you together. We stood there in the kind of storm where at any moment it will literally start raining cats and dogs.
Joe Uhan sat down with grand slammers Ian Sharman and Nick Clark to discuss their goals going into 2013, the competition between each other and how they feel the sport is growing.
For those of you who are totally lean, terrific fat burners and never have any GI issues, stop reading this article. But for those of you who want to become, in the words of former fitness expert Covert Bailey, a “better-butter-burner,” read on.
Zach Bitter’s 100 Mile American Record of 11:47:21 is the Outstanding Male Performance of the Year. Bitter’s record – which…
Rob Krar Rob Krar is the Male Ultra Runner of the Year. Krar won four major races during the year,…
Rory Bosio Our number three female is Rory Bosio, 28, from Soda Springs, California. Rory, who works as an emergency…
Timothy Olson Western States 100 winner Timothy Olson comes in at number 4. Many observers think that Olson’s Western States…
Mike Polansky, President of the Greater Long Island Running Club on the recent announcement by Death Valley National Park banning all athletic events.