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ON THE COVER: Antelope Canyon runners float above the course while taking in the stunning beauty of the canyons. Photo: Jack Jewell Features The Efficiency Factor in Running by Joe Friel The Top Hydration Packs for 2015 by Donald Buraglio Antelope Canyon 100 Holiday Lake 50k Way Too Cool Momentum Builds for the Comrades Marathon
Any running event which exceeds the marathon distance of 26.2 miles is called an ultramarathon. In this country the sport of ultramarathoning really began in 1867 when Edward Payson Weston became the first professional pedestrian: he walked 1,132 miles, from Portland, Maine to Chicago, winning a prize of $10,000. The newspapers of the day followed him daily; Harper’s Weekly said that “this walk has made Weston’s name a household word.”
On April 4, Dana & Sarah Films premiered their award winning documentary GOSHEN: Places of Refuge for the Running People. The powerful film is an entertaining and educational account of the plant-based diet and athletic endurance of the Tarahumara running tribe. The Tarahumara, a light-footed indigenous people who live in the remote depths of Mexico’s
It all began in Chamonix. During the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc®, Julbo invited all of the finishers to sign up for a chance to win a dream trail running trip to Hawaii with two of the world’s top running athletes, Julien Chorier and Jason Schlarb. The objective: to cross Hawaii from south to north, running over two volcanoes of more than 4,000 meters high: Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. Californian Bill Clements was the lucky amateur chosen for the Julbo Trail Session 2014. He got the chance to share a magical moment side by side and slope by slope with the two pros from the Julbo Trail Running Team. And we get to relive his adventure in this video.