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Casey Greene is based in the mountains of western Montana and is a long time cartographer of Adventure Cycling Association. He has been labeled a pioneer by Sierra Magazine for his numerous bikepacking trips and by BIKE magazine for his numerous packbiking trips. Casey's maps have also been featured in many publications including the New York Times. During his time at Adventure Cycling Association, he has spearheaded a diverse array of projects including the research, design, and mapping of the Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route.

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...but perhaps I am not out of the woods yet.  It's a real challenge when you don't feel 100% coming back from an injury.  I recall in 2012, when I dealt with an Achilles injury for about 8 to 10 months, I kept expecting to feel perfect and fully healed at some point.  I thought that only then could I return to running.  But not all injuries work like that.  I slowly came to the realization that I wasn't going to feel great, that there would be some sort of management of my pain and weakness as I came back.

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A passion for the outdoors. A passion for creating healthy, tasty, and portable energy bars to fuel weekend’s of rock climbing and running. And then the birth of a business, Bearded Bros. Caleb Simpson of Texas is filled with focus and passion and once directed, he is “all in!” In this podcast we get to hear […]

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Feeling unmotivated? Here are 19 ways to get yer butt out the door. Did you hear our most recent podcast with Western States Endurance Run President John Trent. Aside from being a super nice guy, John has a lot of insight into the greater sport, its growth, and how to incorporate …

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Among important things like training, nutrition, and not going out too hard, keeping my drink cold during the race and my beer cold afterwards are pretty high on the list. For the last two years these have sold out quickly, so I’ve ordered more for this run. Shipping and tax are included with your …

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Sarah and I sat down with Western States Endurance Run President John Trent to get his take on the MUT world, Western States in particular, and what we should expect in the future.  John’s got a great story about how he got into ultrarunning, what the WS Board is chartered …

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Weighing 235 pounds his sophomore year of college, Omar Venzor of Texas “needed to do something.” “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!  Omar decided to run. 3-4 miles a few times a week. […]

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I asked Shannon Hampton from Arkansas to perform a comprehensive gear test for the Altra Lone Peak 2.0s. These are different from the original models in that they have a Polartec weatherproof covering and maybe you’ve heard,  California just ain’t the place to test all-weather shoes right now. By the looks of …

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! After growing up in Southern California, working in kitchens for a few years, and visiting Spain and Mexico multiple times, you’d think my espanol would be better than this. Writing these seven sentences took as long as the usual 15 I do on a normal day. …

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Daren Wendell puts himself through extreme physical and mental hardship in order to save lives. On April 10th, he completed his most recent endeavor: running 100 marathons in 100 days across the entire united states to raise $140,000. The funds are enough to provide 3,500 people in Africa with clean drinking water for the rest of their lives.

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Having got the green light from my surgeon a few weeks ago I asked myself the question, 'Can I train for Comrades 87k in seven weeks?'  Well, and lets' be honest there those seven weeks included any sort of taper so in realty, I had far less than seven weeks to put in a solid bunch of hard, but sensible, graft.  It was time to start ramping up the miles, but also time to be mindful that if I leapt back into too much too soon then I might end up injured or just plain over worked.

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I’m going to try to be more thoughtful about my running by keeping a regular weekly journal. I don’t think my current state of recording runs by “witty” Strava titles is good enough at helping me locate trends and daily thoughts that come into my mind. With the advent of social media, I (and many other runners) have learned a lot more about running in the mountains, so this blog is public in an attempt to share some ideas and open myself to criticism for the larger goal of moving faster and more efficiently in the mountains. So without further adieu…

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Ever wondered what a running icon’s normal day is like? Here’s the first of a series by Billy Yang where it does just that. Results from this weekend: Rob Krar won The Canyons 100k in 9:20(!) and made it look pretty easy (His 50k split bested the 50k winner’s CR time …

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This is going to sound a bit crazy, but trust me, it’s real. Dr. Drake Tollenaar and his Cornerstone Chiropractic is one of the sponsors for the Pick Your Poison Relay. They were last year too, and you’ll remember they set up with massage tables at the main exchange point. They had such a good […]

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Debacles in training are gifts. But only in training, and fortunately, I had one 4 weeks prior to Lake Sonoma. I had partaken in an organized training weekend, compliments of RD Tropical John Medinger, and on day 2 of running 25 miles, I fell apart. Not in a dramatic “Oh My God, I suck, and […]

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The first in a series chronicling a glimpse into the day-in-the-life-of a key figure in the running and endurance world, we kick it off with a feature on Brett Rivers. Brett is a 33 year old Mill Valley resident as well as an accomplished ultra runner who after much careful deliberation, decided to forego a "safe" 9-to-5 career in the tech world to opening up his own business when he opened the San Francisco Running Company a couple of years back. Through curated selection of shoes/apparel, branding their own merchandise and rallying the community of Mill Valley, SFRC grew into a globally recognized business and is a must-stop for any athlete passing through the Bay Area. Follow Brett on a typical day at work while hearing his thoughts on entrepreneurship, family and love. This is 15 Hours with Brett Rivers. San Francisco Running Company: Facebook: http://facebook.com/SanFranciscoRunningCompany Instagram: @SFRunCo Twitter: @SFRunCo

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Cal Neff of Texas has lived in various countries throughout our world for much of his youth. While the address of Cal’s home would frequently change, one constant was running since a very early age. “It was always my connection to making new friends, being part of the community, and exploring the landscape.” Through high school and college […]

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Some nighttime trail races to add to your calendar. Here’s another one in Auburn, CA. Any other events missing from the list? We can debate as to whether some grafitti qualifies as “art”, but this type of thing really ticks me off. Five little things that’ll yield big results in …

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Kristie Cranford lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. On February 14, 2015 she finished the Jackpot Ultra 24 hour ultramarathon by going 64 1/4 miles. Congratulations Kristie! Fun fact: Kristie is a multiple-time cancer survivor, and she's also a running coach.

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Jeff Browning survives and wins the 100imile Ultrafijord. Michelle Yates tells us all about pregnancy and running and James Cracknell and Elisabit Barnes 'PB' at London in prep for future ultras. The News, a Blog, Up and Coming Races and Speed 'Golf' Karl is joining me as co-host.

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Sarah and I sit down with The Ultra Mindset – An Endurance Champion’s 8 Core Principles for Success in Business, Sports, and Life (Lifelong Books) author Travis Macy to learn how we can apply what we know as ultrarunners to our every day lives.  Though Travis is an experienced endurance athlete and …

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Join us today on Elevation Trail as we welcome newbie ultrarunner, Camille Herron. She chats about the blend and transition from elite road racing to ultrarunning and she makes her own beer (we think that is equally important to note). Please feel free to comment and/or ask her questions here or on our facebook page. Thanks […]

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Doing anything in early July? Want to win an entry to Rob Krar’s Ultrarunning Camp? What are the top trail races in Minnesota? Nice trails, good beer, solid people… Sri Chimnnoy Self Transcendence ultramarathon results are here. …and another event that lies waaaaay out there, Leon Lutz’s Barkley report. Science: Stand …

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Brad Ludden is a professional kayaker who began traveling internationally at the ripe age of 12. He has completed over 100 first descents. "First Descents" is also the name of the non-profit he founded in 1999 to offer young adult cancer fighters a free outdoor experience to reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same. Quite possibly his most prestigious accolade is Cosmopolitan Magazine’s hottest Bachelor in America in 2008.

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