Articles by Jodi Weiss

A Race for the Ages

The fifth annual A Race for the Ages was held in Manchester, Tennessee, over Labor Day weekend, with approximately 150 runners toeing the line. At 74 years old, Bob Becker, race director of the Keys 100, won this year, s...

Great New York Running Exposition

The Great New York 100 Mile/100K (TGNY100) Running Exposition is a low-key ultramarathon (i.e., no bibs or traffic closures, just find your way along city streets using turn-by-turn direction sheets and yellow arrows) th...

Badwater

For the 42nd year, runners congregated in Death Valley to tackle AdventureCORPS Badwater 135 (BW135), deemed by National Geographic as “the world’s toughest footrace.” This year, 95 runners consisting of 26 women and 69...

Long Haul 100

Finish Line AheadWhen the rain broke slightly after daybreak on Sunday morning at Cypress Creek Preserve, the temperature was plummeting. I arrived at Aid Station 3 and bathed in good cheer from my favorite volunteers as...

Pete Kostelnick’s Ke2Key

Why choose to run over 5,300 miles over three months when you can be at home with your family and friends? After 31-year-old ultrarunner Pete Kostelnick’s 2016 record-setting transcontinental run across America (3,067 mi...

Profile: Jennifer Nissen

One hundred mile races, cancer treatment and training for Badwater 135 are not typically words that appear in the same sentence, unless you are Jennifer Nissen. The Texas native completed her third 100-mile race at MCR U...

Brazil 135

At 72 years old, Bob Becker is not your average senior citizen. The Race Director of the Keys 100, Bob is somewhat of a running legend. In 2015 he was the oldest person to complete a Badwater double, which consists of ru...

Javelina Jundred

What draws so many of us to the Javelina Jundred 100-mile/100k trail race each year? For starters, McDowell Mountain Regional Park in Fountain Hills, Arizona, hosts trails that are just the right blend of climbs and desc...

The Great New York 100

When I arrived in home, sweet home—NYC—my mind and emotions were not interested in racing a 100 miler. I felt ill—sore throat, exhaustion and chills. Not to mention, I had to re-acclimate from the scorching climate of De...