India’s Growing Ultrarunning Scene

Pre-race mass warm up. Photo: Kavita Alva

Two hundred and sixty runners shuffled nervously in the half-light of dawn before the start of the inaugural Javadhu Hills Ultra (JHU) in a forest in Tamil Nadu, Southern India. It’s a remote location. The nearest city is five hours’ drive. The nearest town with any form of accommodation is 90 minutes away. Many camped overnight at the start line.

UltraRunning Jan/Feb 2015

  • The Year in Review by John Medinger
  • Interviews with the 2014 Ultrarunners of the Year
  • 2014 Top Finishers
  • Planning Your Race Season by Ian Sharman
  • Out of Warranty by Gary Cantrell
  • Finding Balance in Ultrarunning by Joe Uhan
  • Hill Train to Make It Rain by Gary Dudney

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