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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 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 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...

November 7, 2019

To paraphrase a famous quote, it takes a village to get an ultra runner to the finish line. In preparation for my first 100-mile race, the Rio Del Lago in California, I increased the population of my village.

My base, of course, starts with my family — my wife, Manju, s...

November 1, 2019

The training miles are done. The preparations are pretty much set. The start — and finish line — to this weekend’s race awaits.

But it’s not just any start or finish line. This Saturday, I will line up in Folsom, Calif., for the Rio Del Lago 100-mile race, my first at t...

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 17, 2019

In March, I am returning to the Bel Monte Endurance Races 50K, held in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. It will be my third event put on by Bad to the Bone, following the same race in 2017 and the Ultra Race of Champions 100K earlier this year.

The majori...

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 4, 2019

Editor's note: This summer I wrote about Jason Atnip and his quest to run his first 100-miler. Earlier this week, he finished 78 miles before dropping at the Yeti 100. I invited him to write about his adventure and what he learned. He graciously agreed and his essay fo...

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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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