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Ultramarathon Of Angels International Brasil

In this 4th edition, in 2014, one of the toughest ultramarathons in Brazil will take place between June 20th and June 22nd, in 60 hours of pure emotion and unforgettable adventure, night and day, day and night. There will be three categories: 235 Hard (235km/146mi), 95 Medium (95km/59mi) and 65 Easy (65km/40mi). The race will

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Acute Kidney Injury in Ultramarathons

This article originally ran in the March 2013 issue of UltraRunning Magazine By Dr. Marty Hoffman Running ultramarathons is generally safe and offers up plenty of physical and mental challenges, but the physical demands can possibly have adverse health consequences. One of the potentially serious medical issues we face as ultramarathon runners is exercise-associated hyponatremia,

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UltraRunning Magazine editor Tia Bodington heading to Germany

After seven years at the helm of UltraRunning magazine, I’ve got a different kind of experience on my horizon. Some of you know that I’ve been working on an MBA for the past year, and I unexpectedly have the chance to complete my degree in Germany

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Solstice premier February 15th in Santa Cruz

“Solstice,” which tells the story of one woman’s attempt to complete the Western States 100, and in the process run 100 miles for the first time in her life. The film is premiering in Santa Cruz, CA on February 15th. Trailer can be viewed here https://vimeo.com/85771913 Tickets can be purchased here solsticemovie.eventbrite.com

AdventureCORPS announces modified Badwater 135 2014 course

Today, AdventureCORPS released their modified course for the 2014 Badwater 135. This is a result of the decision from Death Valley National Park to discontinue issuance of any permits for sporting events within the park. Effective immediately Death Valley National Park will temporarily discontinue issuance of running and bicycling event permits. Future event permits will not be

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Zach Bitter and Rory Bosio Take Top Performances of 2013

Zach Bitter’s 100 Mile American Record of 11:47:21 is the Outstanding Male Performance of the Year. Bitter’s record – which works out to an average of 7:04.4 per mile – was set at the Desert Solstice Run in Arizona on December 14. Jon Olsen’s IAU 24-Hour World Championship win, where he recorded 167.568 miles was