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Bill enjoying himself in Honolulu in 2007, prior to becoming an ultrarunner

Ultrarunner Profile: Bill Clements

It was Easter Sunday in March 2008, and he was unable to fit into the restaurant booth at a family gathering. Bill Clements was nearly 30 years old, and this was his wakeup call. He had always enjoyed being in nature and the idea that he was physically fit and able to enjoy himself on various outings and adventures, but now, with 250 pounds on his 5 foot 9 inch frame, he knew that something had to change. Two years later Bill completed his first 50k

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Bruce Labelle on fat metabolism

HARRC’s Tuscarora Trails Ultra 50K

by Don Halke On March 28, 40 runners arrived at Big Spring Picnic Area, in the far western Perry County, PA to run the Harrisburg Area Road Runners Club’s Tuscarora Trails Ultra 50K. This is a free event, but all runners must register in advance and are required to bring a donation for the aid

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Jason Hill of Hoka One One on the Stinson 3

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Richard Dinges — An Amazing Recovery Continues

Paralyzed from the neck down, his head supported by a stainless steel band with pins penetrating his skull, Richard Dinges sat immobilized in a wheelchair last year still planning to run in the 1984 Catalina Marathon and Western States 100. “The doctors were pretty noncommittal,” Dinges said. “They just didn’t know what the outcome would be.”

45th Annual Ride & Tie World Championship

One of the premier endurance events of 2015, the 45th Annual Ride & Tie World Championship, is to take place on part of the Pacific Crest Trail near the town of Ashland, Oregon.  The race is set to stage at the Lily Glen Horse Camp which is owned and managed by Jackson County Parks (http://jacksoncountyor.org/parks/Camping/Howard-Prairie-Lake/Lily-Glen-Park).