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One Day report

by Dylan Armajani For 24 Hours starting November 8th NJ Trail Series moved onto the pavement of the Sussex County Fairgrounds. The certified 1 mile flat loop has always brought out competition and runners looking to set PR’s.  This year was no exception… well there was one exception.  Everybody in the 24 hour division got

Ultra-trail Cape Town 2014 Race Report

by Stuart McConnachie Not even the infamous “Cape Doctor” could subdue the spirits of the almost 470 runners ahead of the inaugural Ultra-Trail® Cape Town events which took place on Saturday 25th October.  The trails of the iconic Table Mountain, as well as surrounding Cape Peninsula including the Groot Constantia winelands, the beaches of Llundudno

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Records Fall At Icarus Florida UltraFest

by Andrei Nana It’s rare that everything comes together at an inaugural race. Yet when Andrei and Claire Nana — both accomplished ultra-runners — conceived of the first six day race in Florida, they had nothing less than an “international quality event” in mind. Beginning with organizing the competition on a USATF and IAAF certified

50-mile winner Zach Boleyn, photo by Mile 90 Photography

Bison 50

by Cameron Aly The 3rd Annual Bison 50 showed off 50 miles of Kansas’ beautiful countryside to hundreds of runners on a mild October day. The race featured a variety of athletes, from those tackling the whole 50 miles solo, to those participating with a team of ten friends. Despite the plentiful aid stations and

Prairie Sprit Fall Classic

by Matthew Perkins The man’s hands tremble slightly upon his face, as he bows his body with arms on knees. There is no crying, no grimace of pain. Those have been shed over the long miles he has traveled. Sweat and salt-stained skin are his reward. And as he steadies himself upright, the last remnants

24HRs into Race w Francine Weiheldt, photo by Suzanne Stroeer

Mystery Ranch Ultra Challenge

by Gary Knipling, Mason Neck, Virginia Because Montana was the last state to have an “official” 100 mile run (starting in 2013), and because the RD happens to be a Virginia Happy Trails Running Club member (go figure?), several runners (and crews) from the Washington DC area signed up to run one of the three