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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Kara Guzman, Road to Rio: Learning to block out the pain and fatigue while marathon training
Freaking out the night before my first boxing fight, I pored through Sam Sheridan's "The Fighter's Mind", looking for something to hold onto.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
5 Unusual Running Shoes of 2014
Is it just us, or are running shoes looking wackier these days? We're not talking about the eye-catching neon and tie-dye color trend - we mean insanely thick padding and Vibrams made of hemp.
Tilehurst man takes on Sahara desert for Macmillan Cancer Support
Dharmesh Mistry is joining 1,200 other ultra runners in the toughest footrace on earth - the 29th Sultan Marathon des Sables, which starts on April 4 This determined Tilehurst man is going to run 156 miles in 50 degree heat across the Sahara desert to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Iron discipline required in new Kielder races
IT already plays host to Britain's Most Beautiful Marathon, but now Kielder Water and Forest Park is taking things a couple of steps further.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Northern Virginia Daily
Dominant Harrison wins 50k Road Championships
The favorite to win the women's division going into Sunday's race at Caumsett State Park in Huntington, N.Y., Harrison wasted no time in putting away what competition she had.
The ultramarathoner's heart
The manufacturer's warranty on the human heart is about 100 years or 2.5 billion beats .
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Matt Butler: 'Crazy' tiger who tried to help a new country roar - and was sacked
Selfishness plays a part in elite sport. The nature of it dictates that participants spend a large amount of their time doing things only for themselves.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Ultramarathons gain in popularity
It was 7:30 a.m. on April 21 at Lake Waramaug State Park in New Preston. The temperature hovered in the 30s and the wind was strong.
Ultra runners frustrated by Badwater race's move away from Death Valley
But this summer, the race from the depths of Death Valley to the shoulders of Mount Whitney has been moved, while the National Park Service conducts a "safety assessment" of the run and other athletic events.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
get from the couch to connacht in just eight weeks
Broadcaster Ray D'Arcy is challenging would-be cyclists to sign up for the 200k Console East-West Cycle from Celbridge to Galway, for beginners right up to serious cyclists.
The Snowy Holiday Lake Ultramarathon
The event is the first race in the Lynchburg Ultra Series and the Beast Series , and is recommended as a first ultra.
Ultrarunning 101: How To Get Started
Spending long amounts of time on your feet in training is key to making your first ultramarathon experience a success.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Dagaang, Fermiza win Ultramarathon
RONALD Dagaang of Team Titans Davao and Olive Fermiza of team Philhealth/Titans clinched the titles of the first Davao50 Ultramarathon Eagle Run 2014 held Sunday at the Davao Eagle Ridge Resort.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Elite runner shatters record in Cowtown ultra marathon
As expected, one of the world's top ultra runners dominated the Cowtown Marathon's field of 550 ultra marathoners in record time on Sunday.
The Times of Israel
He's run from Pole to Pole, but can he make it from Beirut to Jerusalem?
For Australian ultramarathon runner Pat Farmer, the Middle East is one big morass of misconceptions and misinformation.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
This woman should be your fitness inspiration
TURIA Pitt died three times on the operating table after surviving a horrific bushfire.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Analysis of sex differences in open-water ultra-distance swimming...
The present study investigated the changes in swimming speeds and sex differences for elite male and female swimmers competing in 5 km, 10 km and 25 km open-water FINA World Cup races held between 2000 and 2012.
Four tips to make running easier
MOVEMENT PATTERNS: While it's important not to overdo your arm movements, letting them swing naturally at your side is key.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Ray D'Arcy urging wannabee cyclists to take eight-week challenge
Broadcaster Ray D'Arcy pictured with Console's fundraising manager Ciaran Tighe and top ultra-distance cycling champion Ricky Geoghegan.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Marathon runner's gruelling Valentine's gift to girlfriend
The drug is to be upgraded to a Class B banned substance after mounting evidence over its physical and psychological dangers We've found five of the best things to do in Reading this week.