In the Long Run

In the Long Run

The following is a growing collection of stories shared by runners about their relationship with the strange, demanding, and awesome sport of trail and ultrarunning. These brief tales offer insight into the experience of being human and reveal new layers of identity...
Are There Enough Women in Ultras?

Are There Enough Women in Ultras?

Having been involved in endurance sports for almost 20 years, the conversation around women’s participation has never been quiet. But, until recently, the chatter was far more passive, an expected complaint from a small and inconsequential (on the professional...
Inside Trail Racing Partners with OS1st

Inside Trail Racing Partners with OS1st

      Inside Trail Racing (ITR), Northern California’s premier trail-running event company, announced today their partnership with compression outfitters, OS1st. For all of 2018, ITR will be issuing OS1st compression socks and sleeves as awards and giveaways at...
Does Performance Matter?

Does Performance Matter?

It is a distinctly human phenomenon to award prizes to exceptional talent and ability. We note the performances that are striking in how unusual, influential, and precise they are. Likewise, we herald the performer as being someone to whom we should aspire, a creative...
The Dirt on Doping

The Dirt on Doping

The Woodside Ramble this past weekend elicited a few inquiries about Lance Armstrong’s participation last year. Some were hopeful to race against him while others were looking for a photo or story. Days prior to the race we were asked about our position...

Stretching For Runners

You arrive at a race and find yourself engulfed by runners bouncing like boxers, lunging around the parking lot, trotting down the road to bring blood to the muscles, and then you spot them. They are deliberate and methodical in their approach. They appear confident...

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