What’s the most overworked piece in your ultra kit? In mine, it’s the elevation profile – marked up with notes, folded in a baggie, and stuffed it in a pocket. During long ultras, I pull it out too often and see how far and how much climbing till the next aid station. By the finish, it looks like an ancient scroll, as beat up as my toes.
I just returned from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where I glimpsed into the future. And there ain’t nothin’ left to hide.
Although the word is occasionally overused, it’s no exaggeration to say that there’s a renaissance of sorts developing within the athletic apparel industry. In particular, wool performance clothing is more prominent now than it has ever been, and appears to be gaining momentum with every passing month. The fabric has been utilized for hundreds of
I’ve been fortunate to have remained healthy, motivated and passionate about long-distance running over the years. I believe some of this longevity is due to training principles and guidelines derived from years of success and failure.
By Michelle Barton ‘Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity to the human spirit as vital to our lives as water.’ – Edward Abby It is September of 2006 and I’m at work at the running store. My boss tells me, “ You HAVE to meet this woman, She is the REAL deal. She
On January 3-5, at the inaugural Wildcat 100 Ultra Race in Pensacola, FL, Addison Hendricks, a 16-year-old high school sophomore, broke the 48-hour American Junior Record (age 19 and under). Hendricks ran 130.27 miles (209.649 kilometers) in just 37 hours, 37 minutes, and 59 seconds.