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November 26, 2019

Katie Arnold is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, author and ultra runner. In her book, “Running Home,” she explores her life from her upbringing on the East Coast to adulthood in New Mexico.

Life, just like an ultra marathon, has its share of ups and downs. Arnold pace...

November 24, 2019

Jonathan Levitt stood at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, exchanging high-fives and jovial swearing with his friend, Tony DiPasquale. Who would blame them? After all, completing the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim-to-rim is a cause for celebration.

“It was pretty awesome,” Le...

November 16, 2019

When Mikel Haggadone started working toward his PhD, he also kicked off a journey involving disordered eating, depression and self-discovery through running.

Meaningful friendships evaporated. A long-term relationship ended. His self-confidence plummeted.

“I’m still tryi...

November 14, 2019

In the past 18 months, Magda Boulet has won at least three ultras — the Leadville Trail 100 Miler, Pikes Peak Ultra 50k and Marathon Des Sables 250K. Additionally, the 46-year-old elite ultra runner tried to set a Fastest Known Time on the 172-mile Tahoe Rim Trail. She...

November 10, 2019

The ultra world has seen its share of successful skiers-turned-runners. Courtney Dauwalter. Stephanie Howe Violett. Corrine Malcolm. Just to name a few.

Aspiring to join those elites is Madison Hart, a 22-year-old former high school free ride skier who found trail runni...

October 25, 2019

Sebastian Salsbury is quick to point out that young people hiking or running long distances is nothing new. He’s correct, of course, even though the youth obesity rate is soaring.

For Sebastian, his love of running and trails began when he was a toddler. His parents too...

October 13, 2019

(Sarah Lavender Smith running the first stage of the 2019 Grand to Grand Ultra with the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument in the background. / Photo courtesy of Grand to Grand Ultra)

Out of all the ultras that Sarah Lavender Smith has run — some 60, since her first 50...

October 7, 2019

I will be giving away a Coros Apex watch as part of a contest with my Second Annual Top 20 Inspirational Ultra Runners of the Year post.

It could not be easier to enter: Simply sign up to receive my e-newsletter and you will go into a random drawing. Contest is open to...

October 1, 2019

Dave Mackey considers himself lucky.

It was nearly four and a half years ago when he was on top of the world, on a normal training run in his hometown of Boulder, Colo., when he stepped on a boulder. An act he had done countless times before. In a flash, everything chan...

September 23, 2019

It’s hard to imagine now but there was a time when Jacob Puzey struggled to finish a 3K cross-country race without stopping.

Puzey set a world record in 2016 for running 50 miles in 4:57:45 on a treadmill, beating the record of 5:57:31 by nearly an hour. He is also a si...

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Evolving from injured runner to BQer

Marathon Training Academy podcast hosts Trevor and Angie Spencer discuss how Angie's training has helped me improve my marathon PR by 28 minutes, earn a BQ and conquer ultras.

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Trails, coaching, diet  
and a whole lot more

Ryan Clayton welcomes me to his podcast where we cover topics from road and trail running to coaching to nutrition/diet to ambassadorships.

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'Keep moving the goal line so you always have goals to work toward.'

Breaking the Barrier podcast host Andrew Lorenzo and I talked about goal setting and achieving.

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'I am able to recover better from through an almost entirely plant-based diet.'

PlantTrainers hosts Adam and Shoshana Chaim discuss my evolving diet, endurance running and offer tips on how to become 100 percent plant-based.

My First Ultra host Scott Jones and I discuss my debut and lessons learned at the Buckeye 50K in Ohio.

'My fifth-grade teacher called me  molasses.'

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