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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]