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Mark Hammond checks in at number eight in the 2018 voting. The highly consistent Hammond placed third at Western States 100 and second at Run Rabbit Run 100 – both places identical to the previous year. He also finished eighth at Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji in his first international race.

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Today we’re going to focus on the top mistakes that endurance athletes make. I love this topic because most of us that like endurance sports, like to talk about the next big nutrition fad, drink, etc, but don’t always research it as thoroughly as we should. I’ve been playing with a roughly adapted Keto diet for about 7 months now, and though I’ve had some successes, I’ve had some failures too. Listen in to learn from the board certified and registered sports dietician Dina Griffin! 

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Walt gets some media love at the start of his half hundred hundreds quest. Decreased energy, strange lumps on the body, soreness. Tim pushed off going to the doc for a long time, but eventually discovered he had pericarditis. He’s healthy, but his race plans for 2019 are in disarray. …

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Felt pretty good this morning. After a few miles of warm-up, ran 2 miles in about 12:40. Felt good throughout and was holding back a bit. Took a half-mile breather and then put in a mile at 6:45ish pace. Legs responsive. This early in the year, just easing into more focused workouts.

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At the American Trail Running Association (ATRA) we’re going back to the past to dust-off and republish more than two decades of trail running articles in a new series presented by Salomon entitled From the ATRA Archives. (Photo above: US women’s team at the 1996 World Mountain Running Trophy race in Telfus, Austria. Danelle Ballengee,... Read more »

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The last week of 2018 was a week of firsts. On Sunday, I went for a four and half mile run. It was the longest run in more than twice as many months.

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Mobvoi Inc., a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company backed by Google™ and Volkswagen, introduced TicWatch Express 2 (E2) and TicWatch Sport 2 (S2) at CES 2019. Both smartwatches are based on Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear and...

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Twitter is a vacuum of intellectual depth. Not for the reasons you probably think of first. Yeah, there are many screaming clueless voices there. That’s OK. It’s the reason to be there, not the reason to avoid it. I mean something different. Maybe vacuum is the wrong word. Maybe it’s more like the couch or […]

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Take a run with Karey Cooper, 38 of Forest Ranch, CA. Karey is the owner and race director of the Loco Race Series in Northern California. In this episode we hear about the devastating

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There’s often a debate in sports about what constitutes an “elite” athlete. In football, it’s a meme to talk about whether Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is elite. In running, there are hundreds of comment threads dedicated to elite versus sub-elite versus non-elite times. I imagine most coaches get tons of emails from athletes with a disclaimer at the start: “I am not an elite athlete.”

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Katie Schide is the ninth ranked runner for 2018. She won two major European races—the Madeira Island Ultra in Portugal, and the MaXi Race International in France. Katie was also second at the Courmayeur-Champex-Chamonix (CCC) 101km.

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It’s widely regarded as one of the world’s toughest endurance races. Held amidst the harshness of British winter, the 268-mile Spine Race pushes competitors to the limit as they run, hike and, at times, crawl their way along the iconic Pennine Way trail, taking in around 37,000ft (11,277m) of elevation gain as they go. First …

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Tayte Pollmann’s articles are supported by American Trail Running Association corporate member Nike Trail Running. You can follow Tayte’s trail running journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. I spin wheels on a bicycle that doesn’t go anywhere. Everyday I ride my bike, which is attached to a stationary wind-resistant-trainer resting outside the house. I watch my... Read more »

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6.5 miles in a little over 54 minutes this morning. Got out the door late--need to move faster! Legs felt fresh but I held back a bit to save it for tomorrow, when I plan to do some focused work. Was very, very dark this morning and a bit gusty.

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Excellent piece by Koop about what it takes to win an ultramarathon nowadays. Our sport is no longer a race won by attrition or “running your own race”…races are won by knowing when to chill, how hard to push, and when to push harder. Wait, Pizza Hut delivers beer? Where …

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Modes of Ambulation Included in the category of ‘mountain running’ are skate skiing, cross country skiing, randonee (AKA alpine touring or AT skiing), trail running, speed mountaineering, and fell running. Trail and fell running are best executed on a runner-supportable surface of snow that is either fresh and shallow, old and icy, or possessing a ... Read moreRunning in the Snow

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It seems that Withings finally has its mojo back. After they were bought by Nokia, they entered what was more or less the dark ages for the company. We saw little to no innovation, and in fact, moving backwards in …

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Arroyo Seco means “Dry Stream” in English but the Arroyo Seco River is anything but dry after winter storms when 1,000+ cubic feet of water per second regularly flow down the winding, narrow canyon.  In fact, the Arroyo Seco River drains the east side of some of the wettest ridges in the Santa Lucia Mountain...

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I decided to run the Stories Ultra 30-Hour after I had come off possibly two of my greatest running achievements to date. I had finished my first 50-mile race at Badger Mountain Challenge in

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There are often times in our lives, I definitely know there have been in mine, where we let the stressors and responsibilities that surround us control us. Often that situation stems from losing balance, from putting too much focus on one thing and then, when something unexpected emerges, we become overwhelmed. This simple equation has played a major role in my life over my time in college, so going into this new quarter I have realized the importance of making balance a priority. One way of doing that, I have come to recognize, is by broadening my horizons and exploring the aspects of myself that I have not before. By being unafraid to try new things beyond the horizon of my comfort zone I may very well find something new that provides me supreme happiness. Exploring this complexity is a way to help teach yourself more and more who you truly are and what honestly fulfills you, by doing so you learn where to place your time, energy, and focus. Join me today in examining this technique for finding balance.

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Montana’s mountains are, in a word, legendary. With nearly 3,000 peaks, 250 of which are over 10,000 feet, and over 27-million acres of public land, the state offers nearly endless adventures. But it’s equally easy to get lost and overwhelmed by the sheer number of options.

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