UltraRunning May/June 2014

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On the cover:  Lisa Henson and Diane Wilson head north toward a plethora of mesas, buttes and spires on the “Windows Loop” of the Monument Valley 50. Photo: Jack Jewell.

May/June table of contents

4 » THE LONG VIEW | Doing Your Best
6 » Letters, News And Notes

Nutrition, Training & Racing
8 » RUNNING WISE | Coping with Altitude by Gary Dudney
10 » NUTRITION | Thirsty? by Sunny Blende
12 » ASK ANN | Heart Rate Homework – part two by Ann Trason
14 » ULTRA-LIFE BALANCE | A Family Affair by Ellie Greenwood
15 » FROM THE COACH | Peaking for Races by Ian Sharman
16 » The Heat is On by Jimmy Dean Freeman
18 » GEAR REVIEW | Ultra Vision – Glasses and Lighting by Donald Buraglio

Ultra History, Data & Lore
22 » MEDICAL/SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH | The Basics on Hyponatremia by Marty Hoffman
23 » THEN AND NOW | Children and Ultramarathons by Joe Uhan
24 » THE OPEN ROAD | Pedestrianism Review by Gary Cantrell

At The Races

Featured Races
26 » CAUMSETT
30 » WAY TOO COOL
42 » CHUCKANUT

Race Reports
46 » SKYDIVE ULTRA
47 » IRON HORSE
48 » PEMBERTON TRAIL
50 » HOLIDAY LAKE
52 » JACKPOT ULTRARUNNING FESTIVAL
54 » PSYCHO WYCO RUN TOTO RUN
56 » FEBAPPLE FROZEN 50
57 » MOUNT MITCHELL
60 » GRAVEYARD 100
62 » GREEN JEWEL
63 » MONUMENT VALLEY

International Scene
64 » THE COASTAL CHALLENGE
65 » TRAIL RUNNING IN SPAIN

The Ultra Life
68 » PROFILE: Len Martisko | Running…I Just Like It by Joyce Swenson
69 » THE NEXT STEP | Passsing the Buck by Dean Karnazes
70 » Are you on Strava? by Gordon Wright
72 » NOTES IN THE MARGIN | I Love Runnin’ by John Medinger
73 » Running as Medicine by Bradley Stulberg
76 » THE ROCKET RANTS | The Old Guard and the New by Errol ‘Rocket’ Jones