Tag: running ultra
“I will run to the end of the earth for my son,” says Dave Proctor, whose cross-Canada speed record challenge starts Wednesday in Victoria
Eccentric race director’s next race a 500-kilometre killer in Tennessee–in July
Jessie Thomson-Gladish is the only woman to complete the 692 kilometres on foot this year. She’s the second woman ever to finish the distance on foot, and the first to do it twice.
Photos: Ultrarunners raise over $100K in 386-kilometre trek from New York to Women’s March on Washington
After a busy week, Alison Desir has managed to raise over 100K in her charity run from NYC to Washington D.C.
Runners don’t just sign up for Western States. They must qualify by running an approved 100k or 100-mile race and throw their hat in the lottery with thousands of athletes vying for a slot. […]
The Barkley Marathons is one of the toughest endurance events there is. This secretive race takes place in forested hilly Tennessee terrain ever year. No Canadian has ever finished which is why one Canadian trail runner, Gary Robbins has taken to running the grueling paths on North Vancouver’s Grouse Mountain this winter. Photos courtesy of Gary Robbins.
When he first hit the trails, the conditions were tough. Now though, when the work week ends on a Friday, Adam Blacklock is layering up and driving to the trail head close to work. […]
December 11th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Those who want to find another reason to hate upon long distance running may have found one: a recent study found that running ultramarathons could temporarily shrink the brain. This finding was recently reported by […]
February 7th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Nicole Studer, a not so well-known ultrarunner set a new North American 100-mile trail record. The Dallas runner competed at Rocky Raccoon in Huntsville, Texas last Saturday and ran 14:22:18. She was more […]