Yellowstone to Teton...

I was first exposed to Dreamchasers Outdoor Adventures back in 2006 when I traveled across the country to run in the Grand Tetons 100. It was my 3rd 100 Mile Run and the first time I had ever travelled … Read the...

An Ultra Waste Of Ti...

When signing up for an ultra, most ultra-runners will take a moment to hunt down the time limit for the race.  It’s funny because you almost never see marathon runners worrying about how much time they have to complete their … Read the...

Interview: 100 Head/...

This July in the Green Mountains of Vermont, a very special documentary is being filmed. 100: Head/Heart/Feet chronicles the drama of Zac Wieluns, an ultra-runner from Maine and a member of The Trail Monsters running club. Zac has failed to … Read the...

Mental Training

“How do you train for something like that?” is a question commonly uttered after one first hears about our Ultra exploits. The answer quickly moves to us runners talking about our weekly mileage and the number of days we run. … Read the...

Risk Addiction

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...

Rockin’ In Kan...

Recently, TAUR writers Jerry Armstrong and “Sherpa” John Lacroix, took on the 2013 Rockin’ K 50 Miler in Kanapolis, KS. This is their report from this year’s race. Rockin’ At “The K” by: Sherpa John After Jerry’s review of the … Read the...

Journey To 100 Miles...

Back in October, I introduced the readers of TAUR to the Journey To 100 Miles series. I not only outlined my plan to run in the 2013 Vermont 100 Mile Endurance Run, but my plan to run it in a … Read the...

Interview: Vermont 1...

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Vermont 100 Mile Endurance Run and Ride, held Annually in July since 1988 in the Green Mountain hills surrounding Woodstock, VT. Vermont is the second race in the Grand Slam of Ultra-Running … Read the...

Ultra-aggrandized Mar25

Ultra-aggrandized

A few weeks ago on The Ultra List, a discussion was started titled, “Purse Money in Ultras.” Over the last two years, I have been one of the biggest opponents of such a trend in our sport. This discussion, however, … Read the...

Ultra-Relationships

I’ve heard it time and again over the last decade that I’ve spent in ultra running: “Ultra ruined my marriage/relationship.” This statement has always fascinated me. Mostly because of, dare I say, how incredibly false it is. In this article … Read the...