Ultra, trail running, training, and adventure racing.
7 Secrets for Self-Supported Ultramarathons
Self-supported ultramarathons require perfect gear and preparation. Stage racing veteran Jax Mariash shares her tips for finishing a self-supported ultra.
‘Unrace’ Trail Runs Are Cut for Suffering and Connecting
Friends running in the woods might be a new force to be reckoned with. Unsanctioned community races are booming.
The Greenest Marathon on Earth? Cape Town Leads the Pack
If you’ve ever seen plastic bottles and paper cups lining the side streets of a marathon, it won’t come as a surprise that running en masse can be a dirty affair. But the Cape Town Marathon aims to change that.
Trail Running Stoke: This Is Why Chamonix Rules
Rory Bosio, Martina Valmassoi, and Fernanda Maciel absolutely fly up and down the trails around Chamonix in the French Alps. The footage is stunning and has us itching to hit the trails.
The Leadville 100 Trail Run Is Brutal: How I Finished
The Leadville 100 ultramarathon pretty much kicked my ass. But I came away with a few tips I’d like to share. Treat this as a guide from one person’s experience, complete with the gear I used, my running strategy, and ultra secrets.
Iditarod Footrace Champ on Running Down Depression
Pete Ripmaster won the 1,000-mile 2018 Iditarod Trail Invitational footrace in 26 days, 13 hours, 44 minutes.
How to Choose the Best Trail Running Shoes: A No-Bull Guide
Check out our quick guide on how to buy and choose the best trail running shoes for you. Lots of info, few words, and no marketing jargon.
Dirty Kanza Gravel Bike Classic Acquired By Life Time Fitness
America’s most famous gravel endurance ride now falls under the Life Time Fitness banner. Now, speculation swirls about what this means for the future of the event, its riders, and its hosts.
Schooled By Gravel: Lessons Learned From a 3-Day Bikepack Race
Preparation can get you to the start line, but a 400-mile bikepack race is far from in the bag. Here are the lessons learned from the school of bikepack ultraracing.
Track Your FKT: SPOT X and Other Smart Strategies to Go the Distance
With new two-way satellite messaging devices like the SPOT X, sharing your fastest known time with the world is simpler than ever. Are you ready?
Man Climbs 11 Miles Nonstop Up and Down Second Flatiron
Watch Justin Simoni embark on one of the strangest climbing accomplishments ever. He climbs up *and* down Boulder, Colorado’s Second Flatiron 20 times in a row!
‘Moosh’ and Weird Ways UTMB Ultrarunning Pros Fuel the Frenzy
Ultrarunning races like last week’s grueling UTMB often attract ultra personalities. And these extreme athletes nosh on some unexpected endurance fuel.
Wanted: Chief Obstacle Tester, Available Immediately
Dream job: Chief Obstacle Tester for Tough Mudder. Location: Atlanta or London. Contract length: 1 day.
Thévenard, Canepa Prevail at Wild Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc Race
Many expected the iconic Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc men’s race to be a showdown between fan favorites Jim Walmsley and Kilian Jornet. But Xavier Thévenard took the crown while Francesca Canepa scored an epic win on the women’s side.
Karel Sabbe Smashes Appalachian Trail Record By 4 Days
The 28-year-old ultra-running dentist from Belgium, Karel Sabbe, topped Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy’s overall mark and now holds the supported AT thru-hike record.
Tough Mudder Champ on How to Tackle Obstacle Course Races
Corinna Coffin has placed first and second in consecutive Tough Mudder TMX Championships. Here’s how the sport’s badass tackles “the toughest mile on the planet.”
‘Leadman’ Dave Mackey Completes Leadville Series 20 Months After Leg Amputation
Just 20 months after losing his leg, Dave Mackey completed the entire Leadville Race Series, one of the ultra world’s most distinguished honors.
Runner Breaks Decades-Old Record at Pikes Peak Marathon
Coloradan Megan Kimmel won the sprint to the top of 14,115-foot Pikes Peak (and back down) in 4:15:04. That broke an ancient women’s course record, which stood since 1981.