Author Archives: UltraRunning Magazine

UTMB 2015 Lottery Results

This week UTMB and its sister races completed their selection process for 2015. Many North Americans were selected and they are in for memorable and extraordinary travel experiences and ultra races in and around Chamonix, France this August. The most notable North Americans in UTMB, the biggie 100+ miler with over 30,000 feet of ascent

Indoor 50K New Record Holder Michael Wardian, photo: Hagerstown Herald-Mail

Mike Wardian Sets 50k Track Record

As if he had not raced enough in 2014, Michael Wardian followed up his early December California double– a super fast 7:06 at the muddy North Face San Francisco 50 Miler followed by a sizzling 2:36 at the California International Marathon the next day in Sacramento– with the Hawk Indoor Ultramarathon 50k on New Year’s


Brian Frank of Hammer Nutrition on two new Hammer Gels


Mark Ribkoff of Pocket Fuel on their cold brew coffee

2014 Most Competitive Fields

Each year a few races attract a large number of elite runners. In this analysis, we have examined the races in which those who received votes for Runner of the Year competed. Giving the runners of the year 40 points, the runners-up 39 points, and so on, we have devised a system for determining which


Adriane Frainer of UltrAspire on their Women Specific Astral Pack