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Runners to Challenge 135 Miles from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney

July 16, 2012 by

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ADVENTURECORPS PRESENTS THE BADWATER ULTRAMARATHON Oak Park, CA - AdventureCORPS, Inc., an event production firm specializing in ultra-endurance and extreme sports events, will host the 35th Anniversary Badwater Ultramarathon on July 16-18, 2012. Recognized globally as “the world’s toughest foot race,” this legendary event pits approximately 95 of the world’s toughest athletes—runners, triathletes, adventure racers, and […]

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June 28, 2012 by

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Are you a friend of Planet Ultramarathon? If not, it is time you joined us on Facebook at the official PUM page. http://www.facebook.com/planetultramarathon Or hit the button on this post to join us. Jeremy

There’s running, and then there’s ultra running…

April 6, 2012 by

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If the odd marathon just isn’t enough for you anymore, then what else is there? In this video Shirley Thompson, organiser of the annual UVU Jungle Marathon, a 240km staged race in the bowels of the Amazon Jungle, explains how she discovered the thrill of ultra running. And she proffers her personal insights into the […]

Lakewood’s Wanderings and Scribbles….Tussey mOUnTaiNBACK 50 Miler Race Report: New PR – 7:49:50

October 25, 2011 by

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     Submitted by John Fegyveresi      Check out John’s blog to a great runner with some amazing stories      http://lakewoodhiker.blogspot.com/ A very cold Tussey Start I know what you are thinking.  That must be a misprint.  There’s no way he just ran a 50-miler almost an hour faster than at the Vermont 50.  There’s no way […]

Another Great report from the OC-100: Seeker on the Trails

October 14, 2011 by

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   Submitted by Tom Sperduto     Check out his blog at      http://tomsperduto.blogspot.com/      The Oil Creek 100 Mile Train Run in 2011 began for me in May. I remember it as a blur. It began with my wife Jen and I drinking too much wine on our couch and getting into some seriously deep […]

Lakewood’s Wanderings and Scribbles….: Oil Creek 100 Race Report: Going Solo for 5th Place

October 12, 2011 by

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A great report from a great race and and super runner! Well done by all! Oil Creek 100 Race Report: Going Solo for 5th Place      Submitted by John Fegyveresi      Check out John’s blog to a great runner with some amazing stories      http://lakewoodhiker.blogspot.com/ Somehow my legs had it in them this weekend. I […]

OIL CREEK ULTRA TRAIL RACES 100 MILER

October 10, 2011 by

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OIL CREEK ULTRA TRAIL RACES 100 MILER Overall Finish List October 08, 2011 Results By Miles of Smiles Timing Services Place Name City Bib No Age Age Group Time Pace 1 Nick Pedatella Boulder CO 104 26 ***** M 0-99 18:10:26.00 10:54/M 2 Jeremy Pade Rockville MD 141 29 ***** M 0-99 19:16:51.00 11:34/M 3 […]

David Horton runs 2,700 miles

September 23, 2010 by

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ejs09vhj1x4

Strolling Jim 40 mile results – 2010

May 13, 2010 by

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TOP 10 TIMES: 1 Valmir Nunes 4:44:43 2 Owen Bradley 5:08:57 3 Dewayne Satterfield 5:22:01 4 David Jones 5:23:43 5 Stan Ferguson 5:28:24 6 Gerald McGwin 5:40:00 7 Jeff Mires 5:50:03 8 Carl Laniak 5:52:26 9 Joe Ninke 5:55:19 10 Doug Cassiday 5:58:29 Strolling Jim 40 Mile Run Results   http://www.tynesweb.com

Elk/ Beaver Ultra results – 1 May 10

May 12, 2010 by

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 Elk/Beaver Ultras  Victoria, B.C. Canada  May 1 2010  certified 10km groomed trail around Elk & Beaver Lakes  100 Km: 1 Ellie Greenwood 7:36:40 1st Female  2 Hasan Lotfi-Pour 7:43:04 1st Male  3 Suzanne Johnson 9:52:42 2nd Female  4 Brian Chapman 10:42:12 2nd Male  5 David Johnstone 11:12:37 3rd Male  6 Julie Flynn 11:22:26 3rd Female […]

Wapack 50 Mile Results

May 11, 2010 by

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Morfun Wapack and Back Trail Races May 8, 2010 40 starters, 31 finishers 50 mile results Place First Last M/F Age Town State Time 1   Ryan Welts   M   29   Milford NH   10:09 2   Dana Royer   M   34   Middletown CT   12:19 3   Steve Pero   M   58   Jaffrey NH   12:41 4   Justin Contois   M   30   Holden MA   […]

Sri Chinmoy 6 and 10 day races on now

April 28, 2010 by

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http://us.srichinmoyraces.org/live-updates

Ultra article in New York Times

October 26, 2009 by

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GETTING serious about a sport can mean doing the previously unthinkable. Swimmers shave their bodies sleek. Cyclists take blood-boosters. And ultramarathoners have their battered toenails surgically removed — for good. Toenail removal is not for the faint of heart, but it can be a big relief to people who compete in 50- or 100-mile races. […]

USA 24hr Trial on this weekend

October 2, 2009 by

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Submitted by Tony Mangan. After last years ‘ disaster ‘ in the Ultracentric 24 and 48 hour races, USA ultra running have switched their selection trial for the World 24 hour Championships to Cleveland this weekend. http://www.northcoast24.org “As one of the people who is helping to plan this event, I can say that the course […]

Donaldson beats American record

October 1, 2009 by

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http://altitudeultrarunner.blogspot.com/ Donaldson named Athlete of the Week 09-30-2009 INDIANAPOLIS – Jamie Donaldson (Littleton, Colo.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting an American record in the women’s 200,000 meters over the weekend at the 28th Annual Ottawa International 24 Hour Self-Transcendence Race and Masters’ 24 Hour Championship in Canada. […]

Race Report from the Iroquis Trail 50 miler

September 29, 2009 by

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Submitted by Cherie from New York. Here is her full blog Iroquois Trail 50 Miler The Iroquois Trail 50 Miler on Saturday was full of ups and downs, and a little bit in between – I’m talking more about my state than the hills, though it was pretty much the same for the terrain. The […]

Lumberjack Endurance Runs April 2010

September 27, 2009 by

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Lumberjack Endurance Runs April 2010 Hello all- Lumberjack Endurance Runs website http://www.rootsrockrun.com/ online registration will be available soon! Thanks Debbee Straub

Some can really run through the night

May 14, 2009 by

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It may sound crazy to most sports fans, but ultra running is a growing area of interest and participation. Ultra running is a term generally reserved for 50K, 50-mile, 100K, 100-mile and beyond. The majority of ultra races are on hilly terrain, trails and mountains. Central New York runners enjoy varied weather, rolling hills, trails […]

In search of Caballo Blanco

May 14, 2009 by

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Christopher McDougall had me hooked from the opening lines of his new book, “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen.” “For days, I’d been searching Mexico’s Sierra Madre for the phantom known as Caballo Blanco — the White Horse. I’d finally arrived at the end of […]

No Äcross the Years” in 2009

May 11, 2009 by

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Saw this from David Combs on the Ultra Digest.  Sad news, but sure it will be back in 2010. “Due to scheduling conflicts Nardini Manor will be unable to host the Across the Years 24, 48, 72 hour races at the end of 2009. The race committee has elected to take a hiatus at this […]