Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter are Ultrarunners of the Year

January 15th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Walmsley takes UltraRunning Magazine’s top honour for the fourth and Dauwalter for the second year in a row


Trail runner sets 50K treadmill world record

January 15th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Mario Mendoza of Bend, Oregon is the second person to go sub-3 over 50K on a treadmill


London paper reports Nike shoes about to be banned

January 15th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

New rules are almost certain to cover foam height or degree of energy return, but insiders are divided on when such a ban is likely to be implemented


Robotic exoskeleton powers paralyzed man to marathon world record

January 14th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Adam Gorlitsky of Charleston, South Carolina used the ReWalk Robotic Exoskeleton to achieve a 33-hour marathon


Canadians Karla Del Grande and Earl Fee named NCCMA Athletes of the Year

January 14th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Several other Canadians were also named in specific categories


Barkley finisher leads Montane Spine Race with 140K to go

January 14th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

John Kelly, who currently lives in the U.K., has embraced the British ultratrail scene


Canada’s Ailsa Macdonald wins Bandera 100K

January 13th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Macdonald’s time was the second-fastest ever run by a woman on the course in Texas


Lamine Diack trial faces delay in Paris

January 13th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Diack asked to be allowed to return home to Senegal, but was denied


Bandera 100K attracts top Canadian women

January 9th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Ailsa Macdonald and Arden Young will compete at the first Golden Ticket race of the year


How podcaster/filmmaker Billy Yang suggests living your life in 2020

January 9th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The popular running filmmaker and podcaster has some words of wisdom to share about how to approach your life in 2020


Beatie Deutsch inches towards her Olympic marathon dreams

January 9th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Improving her time by 10 minutes over the course of a year, the two-time Israeli national champion still has some obstacles to overcome on her way to Sapporo


Marathon training may reverse heart aging, study shows

January 8th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Good news for first-time marathoners: training could benefit your heart health, even at very conservative levels