16 Weeks to Your First 50K

By Hal Koerner | May 14, 2018

A guide to running your first 50K including key intensity workouts and a free 16-week training plan.

Deep Elite Field to Compete at the 8th Annual UROC

By Nicolle Monico | May 10, 2018

This weekend, ultrarunners will head to Virginia for the 8th Annual Ultra Race of Champions (UROC) 100k on May 12. Along with a deep international elite field, this year’s race will also include 270 runners who will be participating in one of three courses: 100K, 50K and 25K. Located in Skylark, the race will take […]

5 Trail Running Shoes You Need in Your Closet

By Sam Winebaum | May 3, 2018

Trail running shoes continue to evolve as more research is done on what runners need and want out of their shoes. And nowadays, they’re even more impressive than their early predecessors, offering better upper comfort and security, lighter weights, more energetic rides, all-terrain traction and smoothers runs. Like any good trail runner, we know that […]

7 of the World’s Most-Challenging Ultramarathons

By Nicolle Monico | April 26, 2018

To even consider running an ultra seems like a pretty astounding thing to me. To actually run one is amazingly remarkable. But to be an avid ultramarathoner willingly choosing to put yourself in the most brutal of weather conditions, continuously ascending and descending to various elevations during the race, and all the while carrying heavy […]

Pushing Through the Pain Cave

By Amanda Casanova | April 25, 2018

At mile 30 of the Bear 100 Mile Endurance Run, Luke Nelson struggled to focus as he moved along the beautiful, but difficult course. A month before he had completed Nolan’s 14, a 100-mile run over 14 summits in Colorado, so he knew this distance well. But his body was tired, he was hurting. He […]

5 Pro Tips on Jumping Into Ultras

By Lisa Jhung | April 14, 2018

Ultra-endurance athlete Meredith Edwards offers tips on how you can go beyond the marathon this year.

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