7 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
Yo, Adrian! Runners Re-Create Rocky's 50K Route
Could Rocky Balboa actually have run the 50k course suggested by the training montage in "Rocky ll"? A Philadelphia ultra marathoner organized a race that approximates the route.
12 hrs ago
More Australians accepting Challenge
Flavio Vianna having his bag checked at the Luxmore Hut during the 2013 Kepler Challenge at Te Anau on Saturday.
17 hrs ago
Dursley RC's Dan Anderson triumphed at the 8.5-mile Hope Moors and Tors fell race.
The category B Fell race had roughly 1500ft of climb, mere pimples for a man who has run up and around Mont Blanc, and the distance was a sprint for this Ultra Runner.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Meet The Surprise Winner Of The Country's Oldest Ultra
In case you haven't heard of him, that's OK because until he won the arduous JFK 50-Mile race last month, not many people in the ultra running community knew who he was either.
USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Council announces ultra runners of the year
The Mountain/Ultra/Trail running council of long distance running has named the 2013 USATF ultra runners of the year.
They're ultra serious about running, their own way
This September, when a local blogger mapped the 30.61-mile route Sylvester Stallone would have taken to complete Rocky 2 's geographically improbable running montage, most readers took it as the ultimate punch line to a long-running cinephiles' joke.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Volgina stripped of Two Oceans title
Johannesburg Russian ultramarathon athlete Natalia Volgina has officially been stripped of her 2013 Two Oceans Marathon title and received a two-year competition ban after she was found guilty of using the banned anabolic steroid Metenolone.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Race Preview: Frozen Trail Runfest on December 14, 2013
Ready to freeze your tookus off, see some lovely scenery, and get in some great miles on a trail? Yep, I know what most of us runners are thinking ... "It doesn't sound any better than that!" You're right! On Saturday, December 14 near Eugene, Oregon, the sixth event in the Run Big Trail Series will take place.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
USATF Mountain Ultra Trail Council announces Runners of the Year 2013
The Mountain/Ultra/ Trail running council of long distance running has named the 2013 USATF Mountain Runners of the year, Trail Runners of the Year, and Contributor of the Year.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Wall Street Journal
When a Marathon Just Isn't Enough
With more people than ever lacing up running sneakers and crossing the 26.2-mile finish line, how can a dedicated athlete stand out from the crowd? That was the thinking behind Lisa McGarry's September trip for the Center of the Nation Series of marathons.
The Huffington Post
How to Run Over Fear and Take Action: Advice From Dean Karnazes
One of the fittest men on the planet and New York Times bestselling author, Dean Karnazes reveals the secrets behind going the distance on the pavement or the project plan.
Local ultramarathoner Zach Miller wins JFK 50 Mile race after just two-week's notice
Columbia's Zach Miler, 25, showed up to his first 50-mile race last Saturday not sure what to expect.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Sporting heroes: Littlewood's walk on the wild side
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Locals remembering typhoon victims during holidays
While news from the Philippines doesn't seem to be getting better three weeks after the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan, Mercedians are doing what they can to help.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Richmond County Daily Journal
First-timers test their mettle in Derby 50K
Submitted photoAnnette Bednosky, women's Derby 50K course recordholder, takes to the country roads of the annual 31.5-mile road race in Derby.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Marathon Running Brings Health And Satisfaction To Jonathan Nez
By Nick Worth Navajo County District I Supervisor Jonathan Nez has an unusual ambition on his Bucket List.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Epic Ultras' FlatRock 25/50K proves Kansas is anything but flat
Not so long ago a group of scientists, apparently intrigued by the age-old adage that Kansas is as flat as a pancake, conducted a topographical study of the state's surface in which they actually compared it to a pancake .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Cancer-fighting ultra-runner to attend half-marathon Saturday, screen ...
Landon Cooper, who ran across the United States to raise funds and awareness to fight sarcoma cancer, will attend the Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half-Marathon, 5K and one-mile fun run on Saturday, Nov. 30, in Orange Beach, Ala.
Northern Virginia Daily
Harrison takes championship at JFK 50 Miler
Emily Harrison wasn't feeling quite right as she approached the starting line for Saturday's JFK 50 Mile in Maryland.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
South China Morning Post
We Run HK: Adam Crawford
The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, which started in 1997 with a humble 1,000 runners, has grown into a running festival for the city, with 73,000 racers expected to take part next year.