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Dragonflies flitted above weary runners lying in the grass within the Placer High School track like forgotten rag dolls. Families braved the heat to support their broken-down kin, bringing water, … Continue reading "Wisdom"

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Traci Falbo is one tough and accomplished runner. She holds the indoor 48 hour record (remember this crazy video?), she’s been named to the top 10 list for Ultrarunner of the Year, she held the 100 mile trail record, has completed the Grand Slam, and has countless ultramarathon finishes and …

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Having previewed our female contenders on Monday, today it’s the turn of the men’s WSER100 preview. While there’s a healthy dose of Aussie males entered this year (eight to be precise), with the greatest of respect to those lining up, Read More ...

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It's time for the big dance, the sprint, or whatever you want to call it. We give our Aussie and Kiwi perspective for the WSER100 this weekend.

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Kate Elliot won herself an Altra Golden Ticket to the Western States Endurance Run just four months ago.  With her 2nd place finish at Sean O’Brien 100k (her first try at that distance), she suddenly found herself on the registrants list for her first hundred miler on the biggest stage …

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Can we all agree that running is hard? Whether you’re training for a 5k or running up a staircase built into a mountain (see below), running has its unique challenges.

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I recently caught up with South Africa’s Ryan Sandes after his impressive victory at the 2017 Western States. You can listen to a full and in-depth interview HERE on Talk Ultra podcast. Ryan’s story is one that inspires and it …

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I can’t recall how or why we started the new year with the “see ya Tuesday at 9 at the lake”—two ultra-distance trail runners meeting midweek for a paved, flat, easy loop. I needed a friend, a counselor, a reminder of the best, most humorous and resilient sides of the human spirit. Each Tuesday, we […]

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Runners tackling Western State's first climb up the Escarpment as the sun rises in the background. Photo: Matt Trappe

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Runners gathered for the pre-race meeting in Squaw Valley on June 26. Photo: Matt Trappe

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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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