The book explores the “why” as well as the “how” of becoming a trail runner and graduating to ultras. It goes beyond showing how to achieve better trail-running performance. The chapters also convey the culture and ethos of the sport, and spotlight many notable characters in it.
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Two clients nailed their races at the Way Too Cool 50K and the Napa Valley Marathon, in spite of a short training period of about two months. Subtle but important changes to their weekly routines and race-day plans made big differences and might help you, too.
Please learn about and support my campaign for Free to Run. Let’s help change parts of the world where women sorely need not just athletics, but basic rights and education, by using the power of running and recreational sports to bridge divides.
Every year I discover a few products for running and for the outdoors that I genuinely like, and this annual gift guide is my chance to recommend things to buy for yourself or for another runner/adventurer in your life. I hope you enjoy this eclectic list of stuff. For full disclosure, I admit I’m also doing this gift […]
Training and race-day execution can make the difference between those who stiffly struggle and those who smoothly speed up toward the finish.
The coach for Magdalena Boulet and other champion runners talks about his principles of training, the ingredients for success as a runner, and how to “do the least amount of work you can do to get the maximum benefit.”
A from-the-archives 2008 post on Olympic marathoner Magdalena Boulet of Oakland, who is rising on the ultra racing scene and will race Boston on Monday.
After years of trial and error, I finally found a lighting combination that works well and gave me the confidence to run the trails hard in the darkness last Saturday night.
I trusted this guy, so I’m sorry to say this is the worst book on running I’ve ever read.
Longtime trail-running blogger Scott Dunlap was named USATF Masters Ultrarunner of the Year in 2010, and has won Masters titles in the 10-mile, half marathon, marathon and 50k distances. Then he went and set a new marathon PR last month (2:44:35). He also has a very full career and family life. How does he do […]