January/February 2015

$8.50

Includes a printed magazine as well as instant access to PDF download.

ON THE COVER: Ultrarunner of the Year Ellie Greenwood celebrating her massive win at Comrades last June. Photo: MMPhotoSA Marius Bezuidenhout

Product Description

ON THE COVER: Ultrarunner of the Year Ellie Greenwood celebrating her massive win at Comrades last June. Photo: MMPhotoSA Marius Bezuidenhout

Special Section
25 The Year in Review by John Medinger
28 Interviews with the 2014 Ultrarunners of the Year
30 2014 Top Finishers

Features
17 Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick by Kelly Davis Martin
20 SHOE REVIEW The Foam Revolution by Brett Rivers
44 Patapsco 50k
48 Javelina Jundred
54 Mt. Taylor 50k
88 Life Detour, Courtesy of a Rattlesnake by Jenn Thompson
90 Because It’s Not Possible by Jordan Schmidt
91 New Zealander Masters the RAM by Marc Vengrove

Ultracoach
10 ASK ANN Recovery from Major Injury by Ann Trason
11 ULTRA-LIFE BALANCE Time for Some Teamwork by Ellie Greenwood
12 NUTRITION What’s All That Sugar Doing to Our Teeth? by Sunny Blende
14 FROM THE COACH Planning Your Race Season by Ian Sharman
16 RUNNING WISE Hill Train to Make It Rain by Gary Dudney

Ultrageek
18 THEN AND NOW Finding Balance in Ultrarunning by Joe Uhan
19 VIEW FROM THE OPEN ROAD Out of Warranty by Gary Cantrell

Ultraraces
57 Backyard Ultra
59 Cactus Rose
62 Chicago Lakefront 50/50
64 Fall 50
65 Le Grizz
66 Oil Creek
69 Prairie Spirit
71 Stone Steps
72 Surf the Murph
74 Tussey Mountainback
76 Vermont 50

International Scene
80 Javadu Hills Ultra

Ultralife
87 ONE STEP BEYOND Inspiration Never Rusts by Dean Karnazes
92 THE ROCKET RANTS Technology and Ultrarunning by Errol “Rocket” Jones