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Koozies are back!

Among important things like training, nutrition, and not going out too hard, keeping my drink cold during the race and my beer cold afterwards are …

That's Emily previewing the UTMB course.

Emily Richards Interview

Sarah and I spoke with Emily Richards a few weeks ago, right after she won the competitive Marin Ultra Challenge 50k near …

Natural Running Form, Case Closed

The running community is flooded with debates about what constitutes the natural running form. Heel striking or mid-foot running? Chi running or Newton …

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Hoka slippers

Inspired by a photograph Myles Smythe posted a few weeks ago, and unsure about what to do with all the extra running …

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Crewing a Newborn at a Multi-Day Race

[Written for URP by: Heidi Nicole Kumm, the ultra runner + crew extraordinaire behind runaroundaroo.com and @runaroundaroo.]   In the ultra community you’ll hear …

Influence

Most Influential Ultrapeople in the US

Everyone’s got their own opinions on the definition of “influence.” When was someone influential? Why were they influential, who did they influence, …

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Do you run like you drive?

I’ve been on a fair amount of road trips this summer and have had plenty of time in the car to think. …