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In New Book, Dean Karnazes Explores Ancient ‘Ultrarunning,’ Then Tries to Recreate It

In New Book, Dean Karnazes Explores Ancient ‘Ultrarunning,’ Then Tries to Recreate It

The Road to Sparta looks into Karnazes' Greek roots and spotlights the legendary runner Pheidippides
A Day in the Life of Pete Kostelnick, Trans-America Record Hopeful

A Day in the Life of Pete Kostelnick, Trans-America Record Hopeful

We joined Pete Kostelnick’s Run Across America for a day. Here's what it was like.

Brake for Wildlife

Brake for Wildlife

Running in the woods, you might meet something that lives there
Ultrarunning's First Stand-Up Comic

Ultrarunning's First Stand-Up Comic

Jeffrey James Binney finds the humor in back-of-the-pack suffering
Math on the Run

Math on the Run

Major calculations in a high-stakes 100-miler
When It Comes to Anti-Doping, Trail Running Is Still a Wild West

When It Comes to Anti-Doping, Trail Running Is Still a Wild West

Races have started to take stands against performance-enhancing drugs, but the sport is a long way from serious safeguards

New Film

New Film "Endure" Follows Cancer Crusader on 200-Mile Run

An unexpectedly powerful film about tragedy and ultrarunning

9 Trail Runners Bringing the Funny on Twitter

9 Trail Runners Bringing the Funny on Twitter

These runners are laugh-out-loud funny. Follow them.

Photos: Anton Krupicka Gets (Even More) Vertical

Photos: Anton Krupicka Gets (Even More) Vertical

The mountain athlete on mixing trail running and rock climbing

The Runoff

The Runoff

Runners and kayakers square off. Who wins?

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