Alicia Rich on her way to victory at the Mountain Mist 50K

Quick & Dirty – Alicia Rich

Running to a big win at the Mountain Mist 50K in 5:27:24 (full results)—through snow, ice, standing water, and mud—Alicia Rich learned several new lessons on the steep learning curve of ultrarunning. She ran and won her first ultra in December 2014, and she finds herself still undefeated at the ultra distance with big goals

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Interview with David Laney, 2015 UltraRunner of the Year

There used to be a perception that running 100 miles would ruin your body and you would not be able to run fast again, so people went to ultras after a road career. I think young people are also realizing that the ultra/trail community is something special and they really enjoy being a part of it.

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Interview with Magdalena Boulet, 2015 UltraRunner of the Year

Easily the most memorable moment was crossing the finish line at Western States. It was my first hundred miler, and probably the biggest victory of my entire running career.

Magliozzi breaks the tape at the 50K World Championships

Quick & Dirty: Tony Migliozzi, 50K World Champion

Over the weekend, Tony Migliozzi, a 26 year old from North Canton, OH, absolutely nailed his debut ultramarathon at the IAU 50K World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Migliozzi won individual gold with a 2:52:08 finishing time, while the Team USA men won team silver.

Sarah Bard - Finish Line-750

Quick & Dirty: Sarah Bard, JFK 50 Mile Winner

Capping a stellar 2015 ultrarunning season, Sarah Bard recently raced to a repeat victory at the JFK 50 Mile against stiff competition, running an impressive time of 6:31:11. In this interview, she discusses her recent transition to ultrarunning, her JFK win, her other top results and future racing plans.

Mike Bialick running strong during the Tunnel Hill 100. Photo: Mike Howard

Quick & Dirty: Mike Bialick

On Saturday, November 14, Minnesota runner Mike Bialick blazed to a 12:52:53 finish at the Tunnel Hill 100 Mile. The southern Illinois race is designed for speed, tracing a crushed limestone rail trail out and back from the small town of Vienna, IL. Last year, Tracy Falbo ran 14:45:26 in the inaugural race, a time that was a North American record for trail 100-mile at the time.