100 Miler Base Build...

When I first posted about this series Journey To 100 Miles, I talked about spending the month of November Base Building. Up to this point, I’ve successfully done just that and will spend much of the month of … Read the...

The Unwanted Thought

When will be the last time? At some point in a runner’s life they wonder if this will be the last time tired feet cross the line and a trail-weary body folds, hands on knees, waiting for the weight of … Read the...

Researching An Ultra

In an earlier post on Choosing Your First 100 Miler, I discussed the notion of doing ample research on the races you’re contemplating running in order to more sufficiently choose which ultra you want to run. I find it … Read the...

The Hills Are Alive ...

Mirna Valerio is a frequent contributor and supporter for all on our Facebook page.  Her love of running and the outdoors is very aparent.  Her spirit is wonderful as well.  I’ve read and reread this article many times and always … Read the...

Interview with Jaime...

Indiegogo Pitch Video for Finding Traction from Partnership Productions on Vimeo. Jaime Jacobsen, Producer/Director of Finding Traction, was kind enough to give me 30 minutes of her day to share her views on documentary film making and Nikki Kimball’s … Read the...

Spotlight on Nutrition Part 2: Fruitarian Power Nov12

Spotlight on Nutriti...

  This is the 2nd in a series of articles on the daily nutrition of ultramarathon runners. In “Part 1“, I shared the stories of two ultrarunners with similar dietary choices. In this post, we will venture deeper into … Read the...

TAURcast Episode 2

TAURcast Episode 2: Yoga for Aid Station Goodies TAURcast is TrailAndUltraRunning.com’s very own web show that focuses specifically on Trail and Ultra-Running Topics. Hosted by “Sherpa” John Lacroix (@SherpaJohn) and Co-Hosted by Jerry Armstrong (@EnduranceJer), two veteran Ultrarunners who...

Committing To Your F...

You believe deep down within yourself, that you can actually run 100 miles. You’ve decided what race you want to do as your first and all of a sudden you’re faced with an important question that you’ll ask again and … Read the...

Spotlight on Nutrition: Daily Diets of Ultrarunners; Part 1 Nov11

Spotlight on Nutriti...

What do ultrarunners eat when they’re not running? Do they have a secret diet like the Chocolate Salmon Diet ™? Or maybe they run all those miles on “The Hot Watermelon Diet”… Who knows. What we do know is that … Read the...

Marathon to 50k: Tra...

  Trail and Ultrarunning seeks to be a source of information for all levels of runners. Keeping that in mind, this article is offered to those who are preparing for their first ultramarathon. Additionally, this information is only meant to … Read the...