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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 […]

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. […]