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),

Burning River 100 Mile Endurance Race adds Relay Option and Peer to Peer Fundraising

The Burning River 100 is an exciting 100 mile run held in Northeast Ohio that travels through several of the region’s most beautiful and historic areas. Starting at Squire’s Castle in Willoughby Hills, the run follows the scenic Cuyahoga River Valley Corridor through the Cleveland Metroparks, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and Metro Parks Serving Summit

Photo: Glenn Tachiyama

Hydration Gear Review Part 2: Back Mounted Pack Systems

by Donald Buraglio Last week we looked at the large variety of handheld and waist-mounted hydration packs on the market in 2013. We also made the general distinction that these packs carry smaller amounts of fluid, and are best suited for shorter runs or long training outings and races with frequent refueling access. When it’s