Eagle Up With Mohammad Schultz
Jul11

Eagle Up With Mohammad Schultz

“A successful leader will take a diverse mix of unknown people with unknown skillsets and abilities and make them want to make the impossible, possible.” -Mohammad Schultz We often look up to the elites and the fast folks in our running world. We are fascinated by their stories and we want to follow their every move. While it is fun to see what they can do on a daily basis, I am more often than not fascinated by regular people. People...

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RD Interview: Dirty German Endurance Fest
Apr21

RD Interview: Dirty German Endurance Fest

When I first heard about a trail 50 miler in the Philadelphia city limits, I was shocked and curious. Being in the 5th largest city in the country has its perks, but that doesn’t always include “plethora of trails to run.” There are beautiful trails here, for sure, but none that compare to those out west. I knew that I had to talk with the Race Director (RD) of the race and learn more about the series of races he...

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50 Shades of Sore: RD Interview
Apr15

50 Shades of Sore: RD Interview

I have been thinking about how to get more involved with the local ultrarunning community. There are several running groups in my area, but due to kids and other obligations, it was always impossible to make group runs or get involved. When a new race popped up on the horizon, hosted by MLC runners (Misery Loves Company), I signed up right away. Not to run, but to give my time back as a volunteer. On April 12, the first annual 50...

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Interview with Darkling Thrush
Apr07

Interview with Darkling Thrush

It is endlessly fascinating to hear of the varied and interesting journeys each of us takes to become a trail runner. For some of us, it is a natural extension of simply loving nature and intending to spend every minute possible in it, to experience what the Germans call “Waldeinsamkeit”, or “solitude in the forest”; for others it began as the result of registering for a poorly advertised 10 miler only to find out upon arrival that it...

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Running Up For Air
Mar12

Running Up For Air

The world is littered with people who accomplish extraordinary things. Many, if not most, go unnoticed. They live out their lives subtly influencing the planet with no thought about getting anything in return. Their accomplishments make a statement and set a standard for the rest of us to live by. Rarer still are the people who can physically astound and inspire us, while at the same time set a higher standard of living. Jared...

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Interview with TAUR COO Craig Lloyd
Feb20

Interview with TAUR COO Craig Lloyd

On February 1st 2014, Craig Lloyd was appointed the new Chief Operating Officer for TrailAndUltraRunning.com. An author, competitive athlete, and a dear friend; Craig invests his time into the growth of trail running, assisting other athletes, and writing to share his passions. While he hides under a jovial laugh and his tag of “shameless self promoter,” Craig’s dedication to inspire and mentor other runners will take...

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Fatass Runs Viral – Rocky 50k
Dec12

Fatass Runs Viral – Rocky 50k

  OK…viral may be too strong a term, but in the world of ultra running, landing on page one of the Wall Street Journal, being on the ABC News website and showing up in a nationally syndicated AP news article is pretty much as viral as it gets. This is the inevitable place you land when an idea is just that stellar – and “The Rocky 50k” was just that idea. The concept, like catching magic in a bottle, all...

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White Rim Trail FKT – Jennilyn Eaton Interview
Nov15

White Rim Trail FKT – Jennilyn Eaton Interview

I had the pleasure of accompanying Jennilyn Eaton of Salt Lake City, UT this past weekend on her Fastest Known Time (FKT) attempt of the 100 mile long White Rim Trail in Canyonlands NP. “The White Rim Road is a beautiful, 100-mile jeep road (with 7 miles of pavement) in the Islands in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park, near Moab, Utah. The “White Rim in a Day” (WRAID) has been a classic for mountain...

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