Profiles

A Race to Make Even Hardened Ultrarunners Cower

A Race to Make Even Hardened Ultrarunners Cower

Pete Ripmaster on white whales, alcoholism and winning the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Invitational
The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience

The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience

Excerpt from Jennifer Pharr Davis's book about endurance and achieving the southbound FKT of the Appalachian Trail
Master of Most

Master of Most

A Jack of all mountain trades, Gavin Woody is a glutton for fun, or suffering—or maybe both
The First Woman to Run Boston Trained on the Trails

The First Woman to Run Boston Trained on the Trails

Bobbi Gibb sneaked into the Boston Marathon in 1966 cementing her place in history as the first woman to run the iconic race.
From Traumatic Brain Injury to 100 Miles

From Traumatic Brain Injury to 100 Miles

One runner’s journey back to the trails—and a 100-miler—after a traumatic brain injury
Vietnam Veteran Rich Hooper Finds Peace on the Trails

Vietnam Veteran Rich Hooper Finds Peace on the Trails

Fifty years after returning from war, Hooper reinvents himself through trail running.
Liza Howard Began Her Ultra Career Just 9 Years Ago

Liza Howard Began Her Ultra Career Just 9 Years Ago

At 45 years old, and with two kids and a full-time job, she continues to win ultras.
After A Near-Fatal Brain Injury, Tom Green Runs 100 Miles

After A Near-Fatal Brain Injury, Tom Green Runs 100 Miles

The ultra legend and original Grand Slammer nearly died when a tree branch hit him in the head. Now he is back on the trails.
How Francois D’Haene Set the John Muir Trail FKT Two Months After Winning UTMB

How Francois D’Haene Set the John Muir Trail FKT Two Months After Winning UTMB

The French vinter and family man juggles being one of the world’s best mountain runners
Mountain Outpost, The Jackass of Ultrarunning

Mountain Outpost, The Jackass of Ultrarunning

The popular trail-running video news show reminds trail runners to lighten up.

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