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11 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

Rob Krar's Ultimate Advice For Ultrarunners

Krar, shown here en route to victory in Leadville last Saturday, has been nearly unstoppable since turning his focus toward ultra running in 2012.

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13 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

Wake Up, Wimmera: August 21

PIC OF THE DAY: Send your photos of the Wimmera to newsdesk@mailtimes.com.au or tag us on Instagram @wimmeramailtimes and use the hashtag #wakeupwimmera to have your pic included! Photo: CAITLIN TABER We are in for another chilly morning today, with frost predicted.

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Yesterday | Wimmera Mail-Times

Stawell runner Kieran Ryan claims first international victory

STAWELL athlete Kieran Ryan has claimed his first international victory, taking out the 10-kilometre chapter of the Nifty 50 in Juneau, Alaska.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Northern Daily Leader

Gauntlet is thrown down after run-fest

AFTER crossing the line to win his second event for the day, Half Marathon and Fun Five victor Ben Malby threw out a challenge to Tamworth Ten winner Pete Loveridge as another successful Tamworth Running Festival wrapped up on Sunday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sun-Star

Echalico, Firmeza top 100K race

MICHAEL John Echalico and Olive Firmeza emerged champions in the just-concluded Kadayawan 100k Ultramarathon that finished Sunday at the Brokenshire College.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Photos: 2014 Big Wild Life Runs

Anna Dalton was first place among women during the Skinny Raven Half Marathon at the Big Wild Life Runs in downtown Anchorage on Sunday, August 17, 2014.

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Denver Post

After brief storms, Denver skies expected to stay clear Sunday night

The weather was warm for Runner Rob Krar runs toward the Outward Bound Colorado aid station during the ultramarathon on Saturday, August 16, 2014.

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The Independent & Free Press

Joe and Joe run the 'Dirty Girls'

The weekend of Aug 8-10 some fellow Georgetown Runners took on the annual 'Dirty Girls 48 hour Trail Race' - a 5 mile loop littered with rocks, roots, sand, and hills- held in Mansfield.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Provisions: A guide for travel stuff you need

Hey, did you know there's a new water sport out there? Yup, water cycling. Not a cheap sport, judging by the price of Schiller state-of-the-art bike made of anodized aluminum, stainless steel, inflatable pontoons and steering and components as fancy as any racing bike.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Denver Post

Rob Krar wins Leadville Trail 100 ultramarathon race

In his first attempt at the legendary Leadville Trail 100, Rob Krar of Flagstaff, Ariz., posted the second fastest time ever run in the 32nd annual Race Across the Sky.

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Suria

FBI joins US tourist suitcase killing...

An FBI agent has arrived on the Indonesian resort island of Bali to assist in an investigation into the killing of a US woman found stuffed in a suitcase at an exclusive hotel, police said Saturday.

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Daily Times

300 take on ultramarathon tracing Berlin Wall, 25 years on : August 16, 2014,

BERLIN Around 300 runners left the starting gate on Saturday for an ultramarathon tracing the route of the Berlin Wall, marking 25 years since the Cold War symbol was torn down.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Ian Beattie sees glimmers of hope for future as Scots athletes begin to reach their targets

WHEN Ian Beattie took over from former UK coaching director Frank Dick as chair of scottishathletics, I suggested it might prove to be a poisoned chalice.

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OnMilwaukee

The GIVE Shirt Runathon gives around the world

Many people will find it easier to wrap their heads around the idea of a 24-hour run than to grasp what Thomas Budde seeks to accomplish with a charity called The GIVE Shirt.

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North Devon Gazette

Barnstaple runner to release book after epic challenge

AN optician who went from a running novice to taking on a 130-mile challenge from Barnstaple to Bristol last year has written a book about his experience.

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Washington Times

Finkbeiner ready for pain of another Leadville run

Ultramarathon runner Bill Finkbeiner keeps telling himself he isn't doing this race again.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sun-Star

CUC to hold 160K run

A TOTAL of 68 hardcore ultra runners are going to answer the challenge of another local long distance event when the footrace dubbed KMK Admittance Course/Tabuelan to Tabuelan Route blast-off on Aug.23 at Casiano Family Park, Tabuelan.

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Sun-Star

Manila bets in Kadayawan ultra

IT'S all systems go for the staging of the 1st Kadayawan 100 Ultramarathon that will kick off at Brokenshire College, 7 p.m. tomorrow.

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Examiner.com

Sugar-free low carb diets help weight loss and energy: Fat Chance Row exclusive

Remember when eating whole grain cereal for breakfast seemed like the best approach for weight loss , health and energy? Now more people, from elite athletes to dieters to celebrities, are replacing grains with eggs, bacon and butter as they switch from low-fat, high carb diets to high fat low carb and Paleo plans, reported the Sydney Morning ... (more)

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Yahoo!

Ultramarathon traces Berlin Wall, 25 years on

More than 300 ultramarathon runners will start a gruelling race on Saturday along the 100-mile path of the old Berlin Wall, a quarter-century after it fell in the heady days that brought down communism.

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