Barkley Marathons: Kelly, Calmettes and Coury complete loop 1

March 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Kelly and Calmettes continue to hold a strong lead in the race through the wilds of Tennessee


Barkley Marathons update: John Kelly led the charge up Rat Jaw

March 30th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Kelly, Calmettes and Coury stopped briefly for water at the fire tower


Known starters for the 2019 Barkley Marathons

March 29th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

We’re just hours away from the start of the Barkley Marathons


Barkley Marathons and Frozen Head: just a jog in the park?

March 28th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

In daylight and before Barkley weekend, Frozen Head looks just like any other state park. Photo: Howie Stern


Two Canadian women headed to Barkley Marathons

March 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

This year’s Barkley Marathons will feature an OCR racer from Ottawa and a human rights lawyer based in Afghanistan who ran two loops in 2018


Gary Robbins won’t be racing Barkley 2019 due to an injury

February 18th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Robbins has sustained a sacral stress fracture that will sideline him from the 2019 Barkley Marathons


Laz Lake thinks Jasmin Paris could become first-ever female finisher of Barkley Marathons

February 14th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Jasmin Paris won The Spine race earlier this year, now Laz Lake hopes she takes on the Barkley Marathons


Dauwalter, Boone donate race memorabilia to water charity

January 15th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Fancy some cool souvenirs of some great race performances? John Kelly’s 2017 Barkley Marathon race bib is up for grabs


81-year-old woman runs 150 miles at Tennessee ultramarathon

September 10th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Sylvia Quinn of Spokane, Washington had never run such a long race before grinding out 150 miles at Lazarus Lake’s age-positive ultra


Laz reaches Oregon as A Race for the Ages kicks off in Tennessee

August 29th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

The eccentric race director Lazarus Lake has reached Oregon, the final state in his walk across America


Gary Robbins and John Kelly go for a bromantic bike ride

August 2nd, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Last year’s Barkley Marathon partners rode up Mount Baker this week, and met some curiously well-informed border guards in the process


How to crew for an ultrarunner, by a Barkley finisher

July 11th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Crewing for an ultrarunner is a very specialized task. Here are John Kelly’s tips