The Spirit: Found at...

As I wrote in my previous article Finding Waldo? I was not sure if I would find Waldo or not. A lot of things were up in the air, from the condition of my body, to my weak ankle, to … Read the...

Goldenleaf Half Mara...

September 22, 2012 was a gorgeous fall day in Summit County.  The 34th annual Golden Leaf Half Marathon began in Snowmass and ended in Aspen.  When the starting gun went off hundreds of voices rose in a cheer to … Read the...

5 Things I Learned From the Pros After I Keeled Over Sep26

5 Things I Learned F...

  Carilyn recently traveled to Europe to race for Team USA in the 24 hour world champsionships.  After having to drop out after 4 hours she got the remarkable opportunity to watch and learn. After keeling over at Worlds last … Read the...

Petzl NAO – Fu...

    In early-July, Petzl approached me to test out their newest sport headlamp: the NAO.  After a few months of long night runs, an overnight 50K, Leadville 100, and Wasatch 100, I found that this headlight sets the … Read the...

Running on the Edge

For decades the lines between ultra-running, hiking, peak-bagging, and mountaineering have been pretty clearly defined, at least in the US (in Europe these lines have been obscured for ages). However, over the last few years we’ve seen those lines become … Read the...

Top Trends in Ultrarunning: Part 1 Sep21

Top Trends in Ultrar...

  Behold!   A giant mirror!   As I balance it just so, we can all stand back and look at a reflection of our current selves.  Try not to laugh too hard…that’s us!   We, the ultrarunning community are a classy and … Read the...

Ultrarunning the USA...

On May 20th of this year, Doug Masiuk started running from Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Since that date, Doug has been running eastbound, with intentions of running across the continent. If he succeeds, he will not be the … Read the...

Gear Review: Ultrasp...

I had the pleasure of product testing the 2013 version of the Ultraspire Isomeric Pocket during my running of the Wasatch 100 Mile Endurance Race. Already an Ultraspire gear whore, I went into this race fully outfitted in their gear. … Read the...

Ahead of It’s Time.. Sep17

Ahead of It’s ...

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of Sherpa John and do not necessarily reflect the official opinions or positions of any other individual(s) associated with TrailandUltraRunning.com or employees thereof. The information provided by Sherpa John is … Read the...

Craig’s Wasatc...

  The Wasatch 100 is an iconic and classic member of the ultra-running 100 mile Grand Slam.  It’s origins date back to 1985 (I believe) and continues to set the standard for what a 100 mile mountain ultra should be.  … Read the...