UltraRunning March 2005

t234

FEATURES
44 UltraRunning’s Runners of the Year
46 UR Profile: Scott Jurek
48 2004 North American Ultra Lists

Inside the List
50 William Emerson: 26 Ultras, 18 Victories in 2004
52 The Toughest of the Tough by Jim Nelson
56 Middle of the Pack: Virginia’s Happy Trail Runner Anita Finkle by Greg Loomis
62 Age-Group Performer of the Year Gunhild Swanson
66 The Spirit of the Grand Slam by Dan Brenden
63 20 Years Ago in UltraRunning
70 Race Key
72 Four or More Wins
72 Biggest Races by Category
74 Winners of the 100 Largest Races of 2004

AT THE RACES
12 Sunmart 50 Mile and 50 Km
20 Bandera 100 Km and 50 Km
21 Ultracentric 48 and 24 Hour
22 HURT 100 Mile and 100 Km
24 Across the Years 72, 48, and 24 Hour
26 High Desert 50 Km
27 Stinson Beach 50 Km
27 Woodside 50 Km
27 Muir Beach 50 Km
27 Big Dog 50 Km
28 Tallahassee 50 Mile and 50 Km
30 Hellgate 100 Km
31 Snowflake 50 Km
31 Stone Cat Ale 50 Mile
32 Forest Park 40 Mile
32 Big Bend 50 Mile
32 Carborro 50 Km
34 Salem Lakeshore Frosty 50 Km
38 Ancient Oaks 100 Mile
38 Dizzy 50 Mile, 40 Mile, and 50 Km
39 Santa Barbara Nine Trails 35 Mile
39 Calico 50 Km
39 Haney to Harrison Springs 100 Km
40 Fat Ass 50s

COLUMNS
6 Experiment of One: Hill Workouts by Shawn McDonald
8 On the Go: Winter Training by Ed Tyanich
10 Women’s View: A History of Major Milestones in Women’s Athletics and Ultrarunning by Siri Terjesen

DEPARTMENTS
2 Chatter
4 UR Briefs
4 UR Letters
76 UR Calendar

Cover Photo: UltraRunning’s Male Runner of the Year Scott Jurek.