Proper Sequencing of...

Are you sequencing your ultra marathon racing goals something like this: 1.  Break X time for the ultra 2.  X + one hour as a backup goal 3.  Salvage the race with X + two hours If not you, it … Read the...

90 Percent

“Ten Percent of running an Ultramarathon is the actual running, the other 90 Percent is mental.” Over the last decade, there have been many films produced and released that try and capture the essence of Ultra running. Most, if not … Read the...

Donut Champion Runs ...

Brian Recore: 3 time Badwater 135 Finisher and Reigning Krispy Kreme West "Donut Man" The Badwater 135 is considered by some to be the “toughest foot race” on the planet. Not everyone would agree…but I believe everyone would acknowledge that … Read the...

We Are The 99%

We know where we are.   Trust us, we know exactly where we are.   We are ten hours behind you, that’s where we are.   You few who move so swiftly, gliding over the trails, the rocks, the roots;  through streams and … Read the...

David Green 110% Pla...

David Green is the CEO of 110% Play Harder compression and recovery gear. I was fortunate enough to get some time to talk to David before his first attempt at Badwater earlier this month. David has one of those spirits … Read the...

Ice Baths are BAD fo...

Finally, something that isn’t going to cause me more pain in my perpetual effort to be a better runner! Ice Baths are bad for your running! Yes, you read that right!   According to Ross Tucker, PhD., and Jonathan Dugas, PhD. … Read the...

The Dorais Brothers ...

    As we climb higher and higher into the mountains we become enveloped by the clouds.  We settle into our site amongst the grey mist, barely able to see the massive features which stand almost within reach.   There’s no … Read the...

What’s going o...

An Understanding of Heart Rates Athlete’s heart rates hit numbers that non-athlete’s heart rates might never, or should never, see, on both the low and high end of the spectrum. Cardiologists and sports doctors agree that athletes can find their … Read the...

10 Reasons I’m...

  So, I spent most of Sunday moping around the house, checking Western States’ results updates, eating chocolate pudding with whipped cream, and feeling sorry for myself because I couldn’t run the race this year.  But then I remembered all … Read the...

Hardrock Hal: Pre-Ra...

This Friday at 6am, the 19th running of the Hardrock 100 Mile Endurance Run kicks off from Ouray, Colorado. Hardrock is considered by many, to be one of the most challenging and rewarding ultra-endurance events in the world. With … Read the...