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Yitka Winn Monday, 01 July 2013 13:01 TWEET COMMENTS 0

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[ Overheard ] Podcast Style

“In 1997, there were 17. In 2002, there were 25. In 2007, there were 39. And at the start of 2013, there are 110.”
—Craig Thornley, race director of the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run, explaining the growth rate of 100-mile races in North America, on UltraRunnerPodcast

“To be honest, I can’t even imagine what a 100-miler would feel like, but I’m pretty sure it would be horrendous.”
—Anna Frost, elite ultrarunner and Team Salomon athlete, on Trail Runner Nation

“I cannot tell you how many people came up to me and began to ask about running. We’re not talking about guys who have any clue about running. If they had run, it was from the police. I thoroughly enjoyed the curiosity of these folks. By the time I left, 18 months later, I had about 50 people running regularly—11 who had lost more than a hundred pounds from working out with me.”
—Charlie Engle, on being an ultrarunner in federal prison, on UltraRunnerPodcast


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