November 1982


Dear Dad: The Idiots Run

The Idiots Run came to my attention this spring when I was talking with Gary Cantrell after his "Strolling Jim 40“. He was defending his choice of the oddball 108.6 mile distance with Pete Sulyma, who thought that...

From The South: When To Quit

DNF. What an awful abreviation. It looks lousy in the training log. It sounds worse to say. Nobody wants to DNF, yet in almost every ultra someone does. Often a high percentage do. There are individuals who have ne...


Thoughts on Multi-Day Racing

I must say that I was pleasantly surprised by the conclusion Bob Olson and I drew from the experience of the "Say Yes to Michigan 500 Mile Road Race.“ we thought we were working on the question of HOW to hold multi...

Race Reports

Wasatch Front 100 Mile Endurance Run

19 started the Wasatch Front 100 Mile Endurance Run. 3 finished. But that's an improvement over last year when none of the 7 starters finished. Two of the hopeful starters land eventual non-finishers) were Fred Pilon an...

Race Results

A lone ultrarunner, the hills stretched out in front of him, in Hawaii's Haleakala Run To The Sun.