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Old Timers’ Ultramarathon in Manchester (a Race for the Ages)

On Labor Day Weekend, the Fred Deadman Park in Manchester, Tennessee will play host to the greatest field of American ultramarathon runners ever assembled…. 30 years too late. In a unique format, where every runner is allotted the same number of hours to run as their age in years, the winner will be the runner

2015 USATF 50K Trail National Championships Tamalpa Headlands 50K

Tamalpa Runners, Inc., Marin’s largest running club, will present the Tamalpa Headlands 50k trail race on Saturday August 29th, 2015. Designated this year’s USATF 50K Trail National Championship, the race has attracted an outstanding elite field. It starts and finishes at Santos Meadow, located between Muir Woods National Monument Park and Muir Beach. The course

Patagonia Debuts The World’s Most Advanced Baselayer

Patagonia today announced the breakthrough Merino Air Baselayer, a first-ever fusion of sustainably sourced wool and cutting-edge technology. Merino Air looks, feels and performs like nothing else on the market – it offers outstanding warmth, more breathability and better fit than conventional merino baselayers, while still maintaining the natural odor-fighting properties of wool. To create

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Quick & Dirty: Anna Mae Flynn and JP Donovan

On the Friday morning the day before the Western States Endurance Run 100 Mile, many non-racers—crew members, pacers, fans—gather for the Montrail 6K Uphill Challenge. This fun race has quickly become a part of the Western States culture, counting ultrarunning studs like Chris Vargo and Stephanie Howe among its past winners. It’s a low-key event,

45th Annual Ride & Tie World Championship

One of the premier endurance events of 2015, the 45th Annual Ride & Tie World Championship, is to take place on part of the Pacific Crest Trail near the town of Ashland, Oregon.  The race is set to stage at the Lily Glen Horse Camp which is owned and managed by Jackson County Parks (http://jacksoncountyor.org/parks/Camping/Howard-Prairie-Lake/Lily-Glen-Park).

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New Award Winning Documentary Features Tarahumara Running Tribe

On April 4, Dana & Sarah Films premiered their award winning documentary GOSHEN: Places of Refuge for the Running People. The powerful film is an entertaining and educational account of the plant-based diet and athletic endurance of the Tarahumara running tribe. The Tarahumara, a light-footed indigenous people who live in the remote depths of Mexico’s