6 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Now, Arlington's Frank Fumich is running TO Boston to raise money for bombing victims
Last month, noted crazy person Frank Fumich of Arlington ran three consecutive marathons, or 78.6 miles, to raise money for the family of eight-year-old Martin Richard , who was killed in the Boston bombings.
Wed May 22, 2013
Albany Times Union
'Impossible' is nothing, author says
It's an unsettling coincidence that Eric Orton is promoting a book about running within weeks of an event that thrust the sport into the national spotlight.
LPB to feature Tour Du Teche
Tour du Teche veteran racer Brad Rex, left, helps Go Coast: Louisiana host Tom Gregory settle into a racing kayak for a paddle on Bayou Teche at New Iberia.
Mon May 20, 2013
Northern Virginia Daily
Old Dominion 100-mile race offers unique challenge
Allen Johnson of Ocean View, N.J., runs during last year's Old Dominion 100 Mile Endurance Run.
Thu May 16, 2013
Ultimate Direction launches new Jurek running gear collection
Ultimate Direction introduced its new Scott Jurek Collection tonight at the Boulder Running Company fun run.
Mon May 13, 2013
Western morning News
Runner Adam Holland happy to go the extra mile
Among the Tavistock athlete's claims to fame is that he is the youngest person to have run 100 marathons and the fastest to run 10 marathons in 10 days.
Sun May 12, 2013
Bay of Plenty Times
Athletics: Lake runs past 'wall' to title
Most social joggers know what it feels like mentally and physically after they hit what is known as "the wall". It is a very uncomfortable feeling, as your body is screaming at you to give it a rest, and a dull, blankness invades your conscious mind as you keep putting one foot after another.
The Modesto Bee
Modesto's Olsen wins World 24-Hour Championships running race
Modesto's Jon Olsen won the International Association of Ultrarunners 24-Hour World Championships, completing 167.568 miles in the race that finished early this morning.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Provisions: Perfecting campsite cooking
Rarely are the words "camping" and "haute cuisine" used in the same sentence. But this book, written by an avid camper and a dietitian/cookbook author, aims to change the pork-and-beans reputation of cooking under the stars.
Sat May 11, 2013
Going the DISTANCE
For many runners, a half or a full marathon might be a distant goal. Even runners who have completed numerous marathons might be content with that achievement under their belts.
Ultra runner has 'miles 2 give' for charity
The run was inspired by the death of Cooper's friend, who died of Ewing's Sarcoma about a year and a half ago.
Fri May 10, 2013
Water Wars: The Dehydration Debate
Does dehydration improve performance? This question and an onslaught of iconoclastic ideas about hydration have broken wide open in triathlon.
Barkley Marathons in Outside Magazine
The Barkley Marathons , the semi-legendary 100-mile ultramarathon held in Frozen Head State Park every spring, seems to finally be getting the attention it deserves, even if it's sometimes a little more than the race's supporters want.
Thu May 09, 2013
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Race Review: Ragnar Relay Cape Cod
The worst part of a Ragnar Relay race is the car ride home. The weight of everything you left behind a few days earlier hits you like an atlas ball, and the finish line feels farther away than it did at the start.
Local Solder And Ultramarathon Runner Seeks Community Support
Five months ago, Army Sgt. Mike Morton, a member of the U.S. Ultramarathon Team, returned from Poland as the 2012, 24-Hour Run World Champion, stirring the sense of pride within the hearts of his friends, family, neighbors and community.
Wed May 08, 2013
The York Daily Record
Foot Power: Ultra-runner Dustin Rhodes still fighting back from cancer
That's one of the reasons why it was so surprising when he was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme in December.
The China Post
Ultramarathoner sets off in epic Aussie race
He started in Alice Springs at 6:30 a.m. , attempting to complete the last run of his personal challenge of finishing eight major ultramarathons on seven continents in five years.
South Coast Register
Turia Pitt inspires with her courage
CLOTHED in a compression burns suit, the young Ulladulla woman who had contemplated death amid a wall of flames spoke bravely of the day her life nearly ended in a Kimberley grass fire.
Characteristics, changes and influence of body composition during a...
Almost nothing is known about the medical aspects of runners doing a transcontinental ultramarathon over several weeks.
Three friends ready for 60-mile ultramarathon
Three friends from Northamptonshire will raise funds for one of their numbers' ill daughter by each running a 60-mile ultramarathon.