Western States 100 Features Deep Elite Field, Triumphant Return From ‘American Fire’

The 41st running of the world’s oldest and most prestigious 100-mile trail race, the Western States 100-Mile Endurance, promises to be one of the most memorable in the event’s long and venerable history. More than 360 runners, from throughout the United States as well as 25 countries, will toe the starting line in Squaw Valley,

Inov-8 Launches First-Ever Ultra Shoe

Press Release issued by inov-8 inov-8 is set to deliver the ultimate in comfort and grip for off-road ultra distance athletes with the launch of the ISPO award-winning Race Ultra 290 shoe. New for this summer and weighing in at just 290g, inov-8’s first-ever ultra shoe oozes innovation and meets the needs of this rapidly

2014 Comrades Replay

Spectacular come-from-behind win by Ellie Greenwood

Spectacular come-from-behind win by Ellie Greenwood of North Vancouver, BC at the Comrades Marathon! She was more than 6 minutes behind 8-time champ Elena Nurgalieva with 18km to go, and won by 5 minutes in 6:18:14. The men’s race was won by South African Bongmusa Mthembu in 5:28:34. Top American finisher was Michael Wardian of

Q&A with Scott Jurek and Ellie Greenwood

Join Clif’s Facebook chat Wednesday, April 30 at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT hosted by world champ ultrarunners Scott Jurek and Ellie Greenwood. They will answer any and all questions related to running (from first-time 5k to ultra-distance racers). Ask questions and win prizes including: -          One winner will receive a 30-minute 1:1

Registration For The 3rd Patagonian International Marathon Now Open

The registration for the 3rd Patagonian International Marathon opened last January 29, 2014. The event will take place on the 27th of September 2014 in the unpaved roads of Torres del Paine National Park, a designated World Biosphere Reserve since 1978 in Chilean Patagonia featuring race distances from ultra marathon (63 km), marathon (42 km),