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Sponsored by Albatros Adventure Marathons While running on top of the Great Wall of China last spring, I suddenly feel as if I have been transported into a dream world, … Continue reading "The World’s Most Amazing Race"

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Unquestionably one of the toughest 5K races in the world, Mount Marathon is as much of a local celebration of Alaskan heartiness as it is a hard-to-enter, bucket-list running spectacle. … Continue reading "Mount Marathon"

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Everyone knew this year at Big’s Backyard Ultra was going to be, well, big. Since 2012, Lazarus Lake, the infamous race director who relishes in the pain of others, has … Continue reading "Big’s Backyard Ultra Gets Bigger and Bigger"

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If you’re a trail runner, you probably have at least heard of the Western States 100. It’s considered the granddaddy of 100s, and whether you have any interest in running … Continue reading "Western States 100"

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Take a run with Ultra Stories host, “Sherpa” John, as he talks to you about The Fine Art of Crewing. In this episode, Sherpa dispenses his candid advice on selecting the perfect crew for

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22 hours 6 seconds after the starting gun went off, the Canadian runner Chelsey Topping, 36, crossed the finish line of the Lost Soul Ultra in her hometown of Lethbridge, … Continue reading "477.78 Miles to the Alps"

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The cruel brainchild of its race director, Gary “Lazarus Lake (aka Laz)” Cantrell, the Barkley Marathons takes place each spring in the punishing mountains of Frozen Head State Park, Tennessee. … Continue reading "The Art of Suffering"

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By 2018 Niwot Spirit Animal: Wolf The Niwot’s Challenge is the self-proclaimed “Barkley of the West.” It takes place every April in the rugged foothills west of Denver. Participants must find all 16 Books

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