The LOST118 has been run atop the Herbert Hoover Dike, around Lake Okeechobee, for the past eight years. The Dike was built by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect the surrounding areas from flooding after the hurricanes of 1926 and 1928 killed thousands.
By Ben Holmes, RD “We have a burro on retainer.” I’ve never had a reason to say that, until now. For the second year in a row, Coco Tieghi and I had the privilege of race directing the 2nd annual Run D’Haiti Trail Run, for the Global Orphan Project, in Croix Des Bouquets, Haiti. I
By Matt Halk, RD “The 50 miles that I ran at the St. Croix Scenic 50 are as challenging as any of the 50 miles at Badwater! The St. Croix Scenic 50 should be on every ultra-runner’s list. It kicked my ass!” These words from Frank McKinney, eight time competitor at the Badwater 135-mile Ultramarathon, the
The 36th Annual Woodsfield Run for Kids started at 8:00 on Saturday morning with temperatures in the low 70s and very high humidity. The sun peaked through the shadows along the one mile course for about an hour before beginning to blister the pavement as temperatures rose during the afternoon. The time and temperature sign at
I was registered for TNF 50 for the past two months, and planned on peaking somewhat for it. To maybe get on the podium? No, these legs have seen those days on TNF 50 but not anymore given the speed out there these days. I just wanted to race my best against the best. But
by Nick Barraza
This year’s Patagonian International Ultra-Marathon was nothing short of magical. Combining the natural elegance and wonder of Torres del Paine in Chilean Patagonia with eco-conservation initiatives in the area, the event attracted over 740 runners