UltraRunning May 2007

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FEATURES
46 Regis Shivers, 1948 – 2007 by Tanya Cady
48 International Trio Complete Historic Run Across the Saharan by Anna Johnson, Associated Press
49 UR Interview: Sahara Desert Runner Charlie Engle
52 Desert Running Gaining Popularity
53 Geocenamus angelescresti by Dan Williams
66 The Twinge by Gail Trautmann

COLUMNS
4 Experiment of One: Tapering for Ultras by Shawn McDonald
8 Exercise Physiology: A Water and Electrolyte Balance Information Table by Karl King
10 Nutrition and the Ultrarunner: Gut Feelings by Sunny Blende
12 Women’s View: Passing the Torch: Athletic and Entrepreneurial Endeavors by Siri Terjesen
16 The Younger Ultrarunner: Kyle Skaggs by Anton Krupicka
27 The Older Ultrarunner: DFBB (Did Finish But Barely, or, Just Call it Anything But a DNF) by Jack Andrish
43 Thoughts from the Border: A Tale Of Two 50 Kilometer Runs by Mark Dorion

AT THE RACES
20 Way Too Cool 50 Km
24 UnCool 50 Km
25 Crown King Scramble 50 Km
28 Old Pueblo 50 Mile Endurance Run
30 Las Trampas 50 Km
31 Hagg Lake 50 Km
32 Mississippi 50 Mile and 50 Km
34 Grassland 50 Mile
35 A-OK 50 Km
37 HAT Run 50 Km
41 Camusett 50 Km
44 Pacifica 50 Km
44 Woodside 50 Km
44 Sequoia 50 Km
44 Montaña de Oro 50 Km
44 Pirates Cove 50 Km
45 Gator Trail 50 Km
45 Delano Park 12 Hour
46 The Guana River 50 Km
46 Waco Five-O

DEPARTMENTS
2 Chatter
45 UR Briefs
54 UR Calendar

Cover Photo: Runners Charlie Engle, Ray Zahab, and Kevin Lin (left to right) cross a low mountain ridge in Russo, Mauritania, during their Sahara Desert crossing. Photo by Don Holtz.