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 Tickets can be purchased here

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

Rory Bosio (photo courtesy The North Face)

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

Rob Krar and Michele Yates named UltraRunners of the Year

Rob Krar Rob Krar is the Male Ultra Runner of the Year. Krar won four major races during the year, capped off with a win at The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Mile Championship. He set course records at the Leona Divide 50 Mile and the Moab Red Hot 55K. He was also a close

Olsen and Smith named #2 UltraRunners of the Year

Jon Olsen Jon Olsen, 39, a teacher from Modesto, California is the number 2 runner of the year. Olsen won the World 24-Hour Championships in Holland and later set an American Record at 100 miles, becoming the first American to crack the 12-hour barrier. Ironically, the American record had stood for 24 years when he

Bosio and Canaday named #3 UltraRunners of the Year

Rory Bosio Our number three female is Rory Bosio, 28, from Soda Springs, California. Rory, who works as an emergency room nurse, destroyed the course record at the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc, winning in a time of 22:37:26, more than two hours faster than the previous record. She also placed second at the Way