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Day 6 Everest Trail Race #ETR2018 Leaving Tengboche the race retraces stage-5 to Phakding via a diversion at Sensa to the amazing Kumjung Valley where the runners would normally have an incredible backdrop of Everest, Lohtse and Ama Dablam. Today, …

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The Coastal Challenge reaches new heights in 2019 celebrating 15-years of amazing racing. The 14th edition completed in February 2018 at the stunning Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula, was a record breaker! Yes, course records were broken daily and …

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Day 5 Everest Trail Race #ETR2018 Phakding to Tengboche is one of the most beautiful trails in the world – the views are constantly incredible, the trails challenging and when one leaves Namche Bazaar, the views of AMA Dablam and …

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Day 4 Everest Trail Race #ETR2018 Kharikola to Phakding is very much a transition stage. The first 3-days have been quiet with an occasional glimpse of life. From here on in, the experience changes, the trails become busier – mules …

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Day 3 Everest Trail Race #ETR2018 After yesterday relentless uphill struggle today, day-3 of the Everest Trail Race was all downhill, well, sort of. Starting in Jase Bhanjyang runners passed through Jumbesi, Phurteng, Salung, Taksindu and then from Jubhing the …

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Day 2 Everest Trail Race #ETR2018 Starting in Bhandar runners have the pleasure of running downhill along some twisting and technical trail before crossing a suspension bridge that stretches over Kinja Khola River. It’s a day when the true Nepal …

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Day 1 Everest Trail Race #ETR2018 The Everest Trail Race started today in the small town of Jiri. After the previous day’s long bus ride from Kathmandu to Jiri, a night under canvas and suddenly, the 2018 ETR was rolling …

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When I was a toddler, my Dad nicknamed me “Bruiser.” I broke my first bone at the age of 6, and by the time I was 25, I’d broken my wrists, collectively, seven times. I suppose you could call me injury-prone, but I just thought I was more “accident-prone.” I never really thought much of … Continue reading The Stigma of Injury

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Do you find yourself with less time for training than you would like? Then this episode is for you! Sean...

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Today, the calm of the Monkey Temple and historical Patan. It’s a day of noise, colour and amazing people as the ETR runners relax and soak in the beauty of this magical area. The Monkey Temple *’Swayambhunath’  is an ancient …

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Courtney Dauwalter has been winning ultramarathons left and right for 3+ years, often outright, beating not only the women, but…

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The Coastal Challenge reaches new heights in 2019 celebrating 15-years of amazing racing. The 14th edition completed in February 2018 at the stunning Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula, was a record breaker! Yes, course records were broken daily and Tom …

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EVEREST TRAIL RACE, Nepal “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade …

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There is a unique vocabulary for the Trail Running tribe.  Ashley Walsh and Andy Jones-Wilkins join The Nation to discuss some of these terms.

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Episode 163 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with Luke Sanchez who just. finished Javelina Hundred 100 mile race – aged 15 years! We also speak with rising skyrunning star, Petter Engdahl.  Finally, we chat with Lily Dyu about …

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15 year old Luke Sanchez joins us to talk about his recent finish at the Javelina Jundred with the help...

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Van Phan is an incredibly accomplished ultrarunner. Take for example the fact that she has completed 485 races of marathon…

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The Coastal Challenge #TCC2019 reaches new heights in 2019 celebrating 15-years of amazing racing. The 14th edition completed in February 2018 at the stunning Drake Bay on the Osa Peninsula, was a record breaker! Yes, course records were broken daily and …

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I was privileged to run the Kansas Rails-To-Trails 100 held in eastern Kansas, part of the Kansas Rails-to-Trails Fall Ultra Extravaganza. I ran this race…

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Annie Weiss and her husband Brian Frain join us to talk about Annie’s recent FKT on the 1200 mile Ice...

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When people think of getting out in the mountains around Jackson, Wyoming, what do they think about? The Tetons and the Wind River Range are typically the first 2 areas that come to mind. If you are driving north on … Read the rest

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Another year, another stunning edition of the Mourne Skyline MTR awaits. This race over the last-years has personified the true ethos of going fast and light to the mountains. Created by Justin and Ryan Maxwell, the race has been a …

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Samantha LeBlanc is a Vegan ultra-runner that took third at Grindstone on her first try at the 100 mile distance....

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Race report by Lauri van Houten, ISF A star-studded final closed the intense 2018 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series season in Italy, Saturday, October 13 at the Limone Extreme SkyRace®. The event attracted 979 runners from 37 countries who gathered …

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Mundy Hackett talks about completing his first 100 miler at Grindstone, Jessica Elster gives us the scoop on the Blues...

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Episode 162 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with Beth Pascall who placed 4th at the 2018 UTMB. We speak with Casey Morgan about injury and future plans and Brutal Claire will make us all feel lazy and inadequate in …

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The 2019 Ian Corless Photography Calendar is now available. The calendar features locations from all over the world, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Norway, Morocco, La Palma, Tenerife, Italy, China and Nepal. Delivery of all calendars will take place early December with …

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Ultratrack Supramonte, (UTSS) an outdoor event in the breathtaking landscape of the Supramonte of Baunei, considered one of the very few wilderness in Europe and the entire Mediterranean basin. We will let you run on the paths of the shepherds, …

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We are all Yeti this episode with Yeti 100 race director Jason Green filling in for Sean. We talk to...

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Sarah Hansel has had one amazing life and her journey from discovering running to recently finishing the Ultra Trail Monte...

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The two hottest GPS watches on the market right now are the Garmin Fenix 5X Plus and the Suunto 9. Both were released in Spring 2018 and are packed to the gills with cutting-edge features. Which multi-sport watch is the … Read the rest

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The Ultra Mirage El Djerid 100k #UMED rolls closer. Now in its 2nd edition, this 100km desert race based in Tozeur, Tunisia, North Africa looks set to be a great edition of the race. The 1st edition had just 60 …

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“Gale force winds, torrential rain, freezing cold and the occasional burst of sunshine tell the story of the 2018 Skyline Scotland series of events. For the first time, the ISF skyrunning world championships were held on UK soil combining of …

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Episode 161 of Talk Ultra brings you a chat with Damian Hall who finally fulfilled his dream of placing top 10 at the UTMB. We also have a catch up with David Laney who is taking a year to get back to fitness …

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I was recently approached by LIFE OUTSIDE to provide a little insight into what it takes to, ‘Get the Shot!’ To be honest, it something that cannot be answered in just a few words. It would be impossible to introduce …

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Superior 100 Winner, new course record holder, and Buff Athlete Neal Collick joins us to talk about his amazing Minnesota...

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Kilian Jornet and Hillary Gerardi win the 2018 Glen Coe Skyline 2018. Report via Lauri van Houten, ISF With wild and windy weather in the Scottish Highlands, the Salomon Glen Coe Skyline was run on a reduced course, but it …

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Report by Lauri van Houten, ISF In three days of uncertain and often extreme weather conditions, the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships lit up the sky in the Scottish Highlands with a rainbow of nations and world class competition. Nine countries …

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Report by Lauri van Houten, ISF. Cold, storms and wild and windy weather meant safety first and the adoption of Plan B at the Salomon Ben Nevis Ultra valid for the 2018 Skyrunning World Championships in Scotland today. Jonathan Albon …

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Without being too philosophical or cynical, the recounting of facts and telling of history has come into question over the last few years.  Because of this, it’s seemingly difficult to know how much embellishment, or even straight up fabrication, is Read the rest

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Joel Meredith join us to talk about running UTMB and why he likes the hard races. We also talk to...

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Traversing the Sawtooth Mountains on the Superior Hiking Trail in the far reaches Northern Minnesota near the Canadian Border, the Superior 100parallells the North-Shore of Lake Superior, the greatest freshwater lake in the world and rolls along a series of sawtooth peaks …

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James Lawrence, “The Iron Cowboy”, is constantly striving to “Redefine the impossible”.  From completing 50 Ironman distance events in 50 states in 50 days to competing in the toughest triathlons throughout the world, James has continually strived to live by … Read the rest

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Mike Wardian Runs Fastest Known Time on the 184.5 Mile O&C Canal (Re)-Introducing Mike Wardian Mike Wardian was not born a runner, nor did he grow up a runner. This fact is hard to believe, since he has been a household name in the ultra-running community for a decade. However, Wardian began running competitively after […]

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“For over twenty years, ‘Kima’ as it is affectionately known, has blown the minds and the legs of all those lucky enough to toe the line. This is a race that one aspires too; you need to earn a place …

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Two guests that Sean has wanted to talk to for a long time join us. Hunter Odom talks about his...

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It has been a while since I slipped on a Salomon shoe for my daily runs. No particular reason, sometimes when testing shoes, I find a real winner and then that becomes my shoe of choice. I wrote last year …

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