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October 2016 (Digital Only)


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ON THE COVER: Simon Mtuy summiting Squaw Peak via the “Stairway to Heaven” during the Broken Arrow Skyrace. Mtuy is not only an accomplished ultrarunner with 10 Western States silver buckles, the Tanzanian is also the founder of Summit Expeditions and Nomadic Experience where he and his team have been leading clients on adventures up Kilimanjaro, in the Serengeti and on Zanzibar since 1998. Photo: Myke Hermsmeyer


ON THE COVER: Alicia Woodside and Krissy Moehl enjoying Cascade mountain trails at the inaugural Needles 50k. Photo: Glenn Tachiyama


  • Ultrarunner’s Bra Guide by Sarah Graham
  • Shining a Light by Sandi Nypaver
  • Marcy Schwam: Ultrarunning Pioneer by Bob Fulton
  • Running 100 Miles or Childbirth? One Woman’s View by Deborah Paquin
  • Badwater by Cory Reese
  • Vol State by Gary Cantrell
  • Siskiyou Out Back by Eric Ghelfi


  • ASK ANN Then and Now by Ann Trason
  • FROM THE COACH Downhill Speedwork by Ian Sharman
  • ULTRA-LIFE BALANCE Gender in Ultrarunning by Ellie Greenwood
  • NUTRITION Fueling the Vegan Ultrarunner by Sarah Koszyk
  • ULTRA FORM & EFFICIENCY Body Language by Joe Uhan


  • RUNNING WISE Make Your Long Training Run an Adventure by Gary Dudney
  • ULTRARUNNING SCIENCE Gender Differences in Ultrarunning by Matt Laye
  • THE ULTRA MINDSET Doing New Things by Travis Macy
  • THE VOICE OF THE SPORT My Blueprint for Running Success by John Trent
  • BOOK REVIEW Training Essentials for Ultrarunning by Lisa Henson


  • Psycho Psummer
  • Afton Trail
  • Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs
  • Angel Creek 50
  • Sheep Mountain
  • Finger Lakes 50s
  • Needles
  • Honey Badger
  • Buff Epic Trail Aiguestortes


  • ONE STEP BEYOND She Beast by Dean Karnazes
  • ROCKET RANTS The Better Half by Errol Jones