Features

Coaching Versus Doing It Yourself

Our high school cross-country coach used to have us do laps around a city park. It was rolling terrain with some woods on the far side. I would get to the woods, out of sight of the coach, and walk a short stretch. It fe...

Training: Long Run, Long Nutrition

You spend considerable time carefully planning “a long weekend run” when you are training for your next ultra but you may not put the same amount of effort into planning your nutrition during that same run. S...

Running Around The Block

The Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race was founded in 1997 by running guru Sri Chinmoy to exemplify the endless possibilities of the human spirit. It is held on a concrete footpath around an 883-metre (roughly half-mile)...

Here and Now

In our daily lives, we do not get to spend much time in the moment. We exist in our heads or at the next place we need to be. We’re thinking about what to make for dinner or how to solve some problem. We make long...

Relfections on Running in Cape Cod

Why? There are so many answers to this question. At the top of my list in 2012 was walking in at the end of the race to find the winner wielding a broom to sweep and clean up. This runner, Greg Stone, won the Frozen FA5...

Decisions And Beaches

Sometimes it seems that reaching a decision is more difficult than executing the result. First, I toyed with the dinner menu. If I was going to run tomorrow for miles and miles and... never mind. If I was going to do a l...

Feature Races

Race Reports

Crazy Desert Trail Race

The second running of the Crazy Desert Trail Race - 50K, marathon, and half - was lull of surprises. The biggest surprise, as is often the case in this part of the country, was the weather. Last year’s mnners suffered...

Race Results

May / June 2013

Ryan Jones winning the New Jersey Ultra Festival 100-miler.