Ultra Race Report: Gratitude and Distillation at the Bighorn 100 Trail Run

This is a guest post by Runblogger trail writer David Henry. You can read all of David’s posts here. My Racing Background Running a 100 mile race is something that had captivated my imagination ever since I found out they existed.  Something about the adventure and near impossibility of the idea intrigued me.  I fortunately (or […]

Biker Nate Crushes the Vermont 100 Endurance Run!

I met Nate Sanel several years ago in a somewhat fitting setting – he was running across the state of New Hampshire with his friend Sherpa John Lacroix. At the time I’d never run with an ultrarunner before, and the concept of running longer than a marathon seemed a bit crazy to me. John and […]

100: HEAD/HEART/FEET Vermont 100 Documentary

I received an email today from Ben Watts, who is the Associate Producer of a film called 100: HEAD/HEART/FEET that will chronicle one runner’s 3rd attempt to complete the Vermont 100 Endurance Race. Ben asked if I could share the trailer to the film and spread the word about their Kickstarter campaign supporting the production. […]

Documentary Video: Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon 2013

I received an email this morning from Aaron Smart, who co-produced a the official documentary video account of the 2013 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon in New Zealand. The documentary was just released, and you can view it below – looks like a beautiful race, and further enhances my lean toward running a trail 50K this Fall! […]

Crewing the Vermont 100 Ultramarathon

Last weekend I had the amazing experience of crewing for my buddy Nate Sanel at the Vermont 100 Ultramarathon. If you’ve never crewed an Ultra, I highly recommend it – not only did I have a blast, but the experience of watching people attempt to run 100 miles is truly awe inspiring. Crewing a race […]

Hat Run 50K Race Report: Friends, Woods, Water, and Hills = Perfection

At 9:00 AM last Saturday morning I stood at the starting line of the Hat Run 50K in a grassy field in Susquehanna Sate Park, MD (photo at left by Jeff Hinte, HAT Race Director). I was contemplating the fact that I was about to run 31 miles on hilly trails that would take me […]

The 2009 Badwater Ultramarathon (with video)

Image via Wikipedia The 32nd Badwater Ultramarathon, presented by AdventureCORPS Inc., was run from July 13-15 2009. Although I have never run an ultramarathon, I find this race to be particularly compelling for a number of reasons. For one, the race is insanely difficult. Touted as “the world’s toughest foot race,” the course is described […]