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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...

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 20, 2019

It had been three months since my previous race and I was ready. The anticipation in returning to the North Face Endurance Challenge Series in Wisconsin had been a motivating factor in my training and would serve as a good test leading up to my first 100-miler just sev...

September 17, 2019

Teresa Kaiser just loves running for the physical and emotional resets it gives her. “It makes any day seem better. Maybe that counts as an addiction. But something that feels so good can't be bad, amiright?” 

Kaiser, who won both the San Diego and Wasatch 100-mile race...

August 25, 2019

Michele Yates has the hips, pelvis and pubic bone area of a 100-year-old, doctors told her five years ago.

“My bones had grown the wrong way,” she explains, noting this was discovered when she was pregnant with Maya Jo. “They also found I had thyroid disease as well as...

August 17, 2019

Four weeks from Saturday I will be returning to Kettle Moraine State Forest in Wisconsin for my third North Face Endurance Challenge Series race there. I am drawn to the race because of the great course, incredibly helpful volunteers and all the amenities for runners.

S...

August 11, 2019

For some ultra runners, the quest is to go longer to push their limits. Others are inspired by destinations for their races or runs. Others seek out qualifying for prestigious events.

Maggie Guterl is motivated by an individual race’s specific challenges. And it doesn’t...

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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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