Features

Going Self-Supported

There are so many well-organized, convenient, epic-cool ultras on the calendar nowadays that you can pretty much pick and choose to your heart’s delight. Still, circumstances arise where you are intent upon a certa...

Sight, Stitches and Spuds

Ann - It seems every time I go for a long run (for me, that's 13 miles) on the trails, the rest of the day my eyes are extremely dry and irritated. I’ve tried wearing sunglasses for the entire run, and upping my hydrati...

Rehydration Matters

I couldn't get out of my sleeping bag. The zipper wasn’t locked, but my muscles were. The scenario was bleak. I could barely crawl out of bed, how was I possibly going to run a 100K? And not just any 100K, but one...

Rediscovering The Wheel

Nearly a decade ago, I traveled to Oregon with a group of Midwestern high school kids I’d coached, for a running vacation. We ran the bark-covered PRE Trails and raced at Hayward Field in Eugene. We drank in the te...

Alex Varner's Rookie Record

On August 24, at the 14th running of the Headlands 50K, ultra rookie Alex Varner took off at a torrid pace and never slowed down. Many of us were at the finish line area setting up, and not expecting finishers for anothe...

Feature Races

Race Reports

Race Results

November 2013

Rory Bosio smashes the women's UTMB course record by over two hours and takes seventh overall.