UltraRunning March 2003

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FEATURES
53 UltraRunning’s Runners of the Year
Runners of the Year | Performances of the Year | Top 10 World Ultrarunners | Age Group Performances | A Look Back

2002 North American Ultra Lists
61 Inside the List: JFK 50 Mile Winner Jim Hage
66 Inside the List: A View from the Other Side by George Miller
70 2002 Race Key
72 Four or More Wins | Ultras Won Overall by Women | Ultras Won by 50 and Over
73 Biggest Races of 2002 by Category | Ultra Numbers
74 Biggest Races of 2002 by State
76 Winners of the 100 Biggest North American Ultras

78 UR Profile: Chad Ricklefs
80 UR Profile: Ann Heaslett
96 Back Page: Running in Maharashtra State, India by Alex Morton

AT THE RACES reports and results
14 Sunmart Texas Trail Endurance Runs
20 HUFF 50 Km
24 Across the Years
26 Ultracentric 24 and 48 Hours
28 Quad Dipsea 28.4 Mile
30 Avalon 50 Mile
32 High Desert 50 Km
34 Mountain Mist 50 Km
36 Salem Lakeshore Frosty 50
37 Daybreak Climb a Mountain 38.3 Miles
37 Snowflake 50 Km
39 Knickerbocker 60 Km
39 Big Dog 50 Km
39 Superior Trail 100 Mile
40 Bandera 100 Km and 50 Km
41 Ancient Oaks 100 Mile and 50 Mile
41 Police Point Pounder 50 Km
42 Santa Barbara Nine Trails
42 Bohemian Alps 50 Mile
44 Kentucky 50 Mile
44 Tallahassee 50 Mile
FAT ASS 50s
46 Alabama Version
Atlanta Version
Brass Monkey
Bridle Trails
47 Capitol Peak Version
Cleveland Version
Gord’s Frozen Ass
Illinois Version
48 Larry’s Minnesota Version
Minneapolis Version
Helena, Montana Version
Northwest Version
49 Phone Line Trail Runs
Red Rock Version
Saratoga Version
50 Seward 50 Km
Alex’s South Carolina Version
Truly Yours
51 Vancouver Version
White Rock Lake Version
Wisconsin Version

COLUMNS
5 Body Basics: Tips for a Healthy New Running Season by Jason Hodde
6 Women’s View: Winter’s Despair — and Inspiration by Ellen McCurtin
8 Middle of the Pack: A Grand Slam Adventure / Roger Ackerman by Greg Loomis
10 Twenty-Something: John Pearch: “Coming From Behind!” by Ian Torrence
12 Experiment of One: A Natural Path for Ultrarunners by Kevin Setnes
82 On the Go: Mandatory List or Personal Responsibility? by Ed Tyanich

DEPARTMENTS
2 Chatters
4 UR Letters
UR Calendar

COVER Women’s Ultrarunner of the Year Ann Heaslett.
PHOTO Bill Gore