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Enjoy as Jason Taylor shares his return to racing at the Way Too Cool 50k in California. – Dave It’s been nearly two years since my last “race”. In that time I finished PT school, had a baby, started a new career, started a post-doctorate residency…blah blah blah. You know, you’ve all been there. Time […]

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I chose two names at random from people who’ve visited the Donation Aid Station in the past thirty days and will be sending some swag from the URP Gear Vault their way. Thanks to Michael Arnold from Minneapolis, Minnesota and Cara Scott from Diamond Springs, California! Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Big …

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New trail shoes for summer 2015. What interests you the most? Interesting article on the booming (but still young) Japanese craft beer scene. Aliza Lapierre: When a big race goes wrong, embrace the moment and persevere. Want to see what the Aconcagua summit looks like? Here’s the google street view.  …

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Samantha Reilly lives in Sarasota, Florida. On February 7, 2015 she finished the Iron Horse 100 Mile Endurance Run ultramarathon to become a 100-Mile Ultrafinisher. Congratulations Sam! Fun fact: On the dark trail in the middle of the night, Sam experienced some hallucinations - she saw "eyeballs" watching her from the woods as she ran by.

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Pure elation. My heart was beating so fast. I had the bib pinned on, the Hoka One One kit assembled and Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal blaring from the headphones. The countdown began and I kissed my husband and found a place in the pack set to go for Way Too Cool 50k. A training run, […]

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Join us for a chat about a lot of things, including being new to a sport. If you want one of the new high quality vinyl Elevation Trail stickers, just donate at least $11. If you want an Elevation Trail hat, $25. Any amount is much appreciated! Being a Noob Runner

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Join us for a chat about a lot of things, including being new to a sport. If you want one of the new high quality vinyl Elevation Trail stickers, just donate at least $11. If you want an Elevation Trail hat, $25. Any amount is much appreciated! Being a Noob Runner

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I recently did a video interview with some people who work behind the scenes for Quebec's

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Winning a championship on an international stage is only half the battle. Then comes dealing with the doping police. Ellie lays it out there.  We interviewed Amy Sproston about her experience right this way. Do you have a strong feeling about little kids doing ultras? This story may change your …

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Congratulations!  Your prize for winning the IAU World 100k is US$2000 and the pleasure of being added to the WADA Whereabouts register!  Woo hoo!  So the IAU World 100k was back in mid November and last week I was advised that I need to report "Whereabouts" as of next week, but I've still to receive the prize money (I'm told that it is on it's way!), I guess in the grand scheme of thing I do agree with this order of priority because trying to keep doping cheats out of athletics as much as possible is absolutely essential for the whole reputation and well being of our sport.  I know that I for one don't want to watch races where I am looking at competitors and being suspicious that they are using 'a little extra' to help them perform to their best, because then it's not their best, it's some artificial best that is cheating clean athletes of the accolades, the recognition and the earnings that they deserve.

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The running community is flooded with debates about what constitutes the natural running form. Heel striking or mid-foot running? Chi running or Newton running? Barefoot running or shod running? Efficient running or strength running? Pay for this class to learn to run naturally! Here’s a quick video I took of my daughter Sunny. She’s …

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Running in the Columbia Gorge

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More on Wardian’s amazing 50k treadmill record.  And more about Iron Mike right here. Yitka digs in a bit deeper to the Copper Canyon Caballo Blanco race cancellation.  …and read this too: Flint’s take on the situation. I totally get the message of love and harmony and trying to carry on Caballo …

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The Apple Watch: What runners need to know.  Here’s more. One of my favorite breweries in California is Lagunitas. Here’s a crazy story about how a massive joint almost closed the place down. …and in other beer new….USA! USA! USA! Eleven key tips for female thru hikers. I’m not a …

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Mountain Accord has a proposed blueprint for the future of the Central Wasatch Mountains. They are soliciting public feedback on this document from now until March 16. In this live debate, various stakeholders will provide an overview of the proposed blueprint. WATCH HERE - http://mtnmeister.com/meister/mountain-accord/ In the first 30 minutes, the representatives will discuss the project’s impact on four main systems: environment, recreation, transportation, and economy. In the second half, we will run an audience Q&A. Questions can be submitted before or during the live discussion on the discussion forum here - http://mtnmeister.com/meister/mountain-accord/

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Akron Marathon. September 2014

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Result: 4th, 6:34:34 To run ultramarathons with success, you have to burn a lot of matches. I’m an ultrarunner, not an arsonist, but analogies can […]

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I thought I could do it all. I’m me, I’m invincible, I can handle it. I won’t quit, I will just stay up later, work harder, strive more, 110% until I succeed. There is a breaking point, but I’m so strong. I will just keep pushing that point further and further away. Especially because of […]

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Ginger Runner’s awesome video from Orcas Island. So who’s this dude beating Kilian’s records? Meet Karl Egloff. Want free gear? RootsRated is running a rad contest and giving away a ton of stuff, including a trip to Jackson Hole. They’re not a show sponsor anymore, but this deal still looks …

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Greetings runners! I was recently contacted by Airia to check out their shoes and write a review... These shoes are clearly different BUT don't let that scare you away! I am a big fan of consistently running in a variety of running shoe styles. Check these out! When you first put these shoes on they feel strange and even when you start running in them they feel a bit odd at first. Keep

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2nd place, 3:33....This wasn't the result I was going for, but the positives from this race and the past couple months by far outweigh the negatives.

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Podcasts If you’re wondering who those speedy guys and gals up front were today, be sure to check out the WTC preview shows from this week. Ryan Bak and Pat Smyth (2nd and 1st) Stephanie Howe (2nd)  and Serena Wilcox  Lindsay Tollefson (5th) and Megan Roche (1st) Pictures: Simple pics taken by me. …

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In this first ever couples edition, I chat with both Tim and Lindsay Tollefsen and David and Megan Roche…two extremely fast couples who will be at Cool this weekend. In the interviews, I learn about how nervous Lindsay is to run on the trails (this is her first 50k), and …

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