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When you’re out exploring the wintery trails [or even the chilly spring and fall trails] you’ll want to keep your hands warm and dry. Tucking your fingers up into your jacket sleeves does not cut it, so let’s take a look at the cold weather running gloves that are currently on the market.

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I missed my short thought yesterday – just a crazy busy day of meetings and last minute prep before a work trip to the UK and Paris starting today, so apologies for that. Because I’m killing some time on the plane, my short thought is coming to you from 10353m above sea level, about 480km […]

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Jasmin Paris has long been regarded as the Queen of British mountain running! Her record on the Bob Graham Round and other rounds, her victories in skyrunning and her down to earth, no nonsense approach have endeared her to all …

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Trail running is one of the best ways to stave off the effects of aging. It keeps our cardiovascular systems young, our brains healthy and it even keeps cartilage intact. And yet, according to the Arthritis Foundation, over half of us will experience some age-related joint degeneration, like osteoarthritis, during our lives.

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6.2 miles this morning. Another sub-par run and my Garmin is now saying I'm "unproductive," which means something is likely up. I haven't been feeling 100%, so will monitor closely.

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In the indoor cycling space, it’s becoming clear that money is a key easy button to success. Lots of money that is. We have Zwift with its $165.5 million, or Peloton with its $994.7 million (yes, $1 billion dollars). Of …

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By HPRS Race Director “Sherpa” John Lacroix This is typically the busiest time of year for me as a race director. Now is the time when I earnestly go over every finite detail of

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SOUL Electronics, a global leader in consumer audio designed for the active and fitness-oriented lifestyle, announced its newest product: BLADE, the world’s first true wireless heart rate hearable earbuds with A.I. BiomechEngine. BLADE is...

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This is the first year that Mountain Lakes 100 is using a lottery for registration. It sold out in less than 30 minutes last year. We know how frustrating lotteries (and quick sell-outs) can be when friends are trying to all get into a race together. So, we have decided to offer our Friend Refund […]

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Press release from ATRA members Salomon and Aravaipa Running. Aravaipa Running founder Jamil Coury was recently named USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail Council’s Contributor of the Year. OGDEN, Utah (Jan. 16, 2019) – Today, Salomon announces its partnership with Aravaipa Running, the Arizona-based trail and ultra-running event organizer best known for iconic races like the... Read more »

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Courtney Dauwalter is the 2018 Ultra Runner of the Year. Dauwalter had a prodigious year, running 12 ultras and winning nine of them. She showed remarkable range, winning races from 50K to 279 miles. She had major wins at Western States, posting the second fastest women’s time ever, and Japan’s Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji. Perhaps her most talked about race was Big’s Backyard Ultra, a quirky-format event where runners have to complete a 4.1-mile loop every hour to stay in the competition. She did this for 68 consecutive hours before yielding. A star cross-country skier at the University of Denver, Dauwalter lives in Golden, Colorado with her husband Kevin.

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Look back: The top 25 most influential runners in the ultramarathon/trail scene from 2014, according to the guys at Ultra 168.  And here’s my (US-centric) list from the same year, based solely on clicks. Speaking of influential, the Influential Women shirt from rabbit is on their website right here.  Very cool! I hope you’re watching this: Jasmin Paris leading The Spine Ultra overall with …

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[Editor’s Note: We apologize for the lack of content for the past year.  Expect a return to regularly scheduled programming at the beginning of February.  We have some great stuff coming down the pipe.  Until then, here’s a piece that isn’t what we typically publish on this site, but we hope you enjoy it anyway.] My bike and I had been …

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Every Fall, for the past six Falls, I have had the opportunity to run with a special group of people.  We convene at a summer camp in mountainous terrain, for three days of trails, talks, and other such fun, and although I am in attendance as a staff mentor, I am always the one left ... Read moreFemale Veterans Find a Place to Heal in the Trail Running Community

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Was feeling a little soreness from Sunday's weight session so only got in 6.2 miles in abut 55 minutes this morning. Was cold as a well-digger's ass, if you ask me. For some reason, I love February in Colorado as by then we're starting to get more daylight. These dark mornings suck. Bring on February!

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Sarah and I chat with FKT/UD head honcho Buzz Burrell about the ethics and people behind FKTs and where our sport is headed. We also talk aging, mixed drinks, podcasts, and more.

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