What's on the web on your pursuit, hobbies, interests and worries

Ultramarathon news

I Ran an Ultramarathon for Mother's Day.


Runner's World - May 19, 2017
I asked, instead, to have several hours alone that weekend to run an ultramarathon. It had been a bucket list item for me, and an experience that had intrigued me for many years. I wanted to know if I could handle the strain and the demand of running ...
 

How Do Ultramarathon Runners Reach The Distances They Run?


Forbes - May 18, 2017
An ultramarathon is anything longer than a marathon (26.2 miles). The shortest ultra distance is typically a 50k (31 miles). Whereas most marathons are run on paved roads, ultras are usually run on trails. I'm not sure the history behind this except ...
 

Rarámuri runner wins Puebla ultramarathon


Mexico News Daily - May 19, 2017
Lorena, whose job is herding goats and cattle, walking 10-15 kilometers with her livestock every day, won second place last year in the 100-kilometer category of the Caballo Blanco ultramarathon in Chihuahua. Running is in the family of the young woman ...
 

Ultramarathon - premium items on eBay

Ultramarathon by Shapiro,James E.


 

Ultramarathon by Jim Shapiro (1980, Paperback)


 

Erkenntnisse über Athleten der drei Extremsportarten Ultramarathon, Langstrecken


 

>> Go to all great Ultramarathon deals on eBay


Ultramarathon books


Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness


by: Scott Jurek, Steve Friedman
“In pursuing the mental side of endurance, Jurek uncovers the most important secrets any runner can learn.”—Amby Burfoot, author of The Runner’s Guide to the Meaning of Life

For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force—and darling—in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. Until recently he held the American 24-hour record and he was one of the elite runners profiled in the runaway bestseller Born to Run.

In Eat and Run, Jurek opens up about his life and career as a champion athlete with a plant-based diet and inspires runners at every level.
>> More info on Amazon


Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning: Training for an Ultramarathon, from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond


by: Hal Koerner

Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way: get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, a comprehensive handbook to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced and recognized athletes in the sport.

Hal Koerner is among America's best ultrarunners with podium results in more than 90 ultramarathons. In his smart, down-to-earth handbook, Koerner shares hard-earned wisdom, field-tested habits, and insider tips to help you prepare for your ultra.
>> More info on Amazon


Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons


by: Bryon Powell
Marathons have become too easy for some runners. What was once the pinnacle of achievement in a runner's life is now a stepping stone for extraordinary adventure in ultramarathoning. The number of ultrarunners--those running distances of 50k (31 miles), 50 miles, 100k (62 miles), or 100 miles--is growing astronomically each year.
 
Dean Karnazes' Ultramarathon Man and Chris McDougall's Born to Run have inspired tens of thousands to try these seemingly superhuman distances.
>> More info on Amazon


Training Essentials for Ultrarunning: How to Train Smarter, Race Faster, and Maximize Your Ultramarathon Performance


by: Jason Koop

When elite ultrarunners have a need for speed, they turn to coach Jason Koop. Now the sport’s leading coach makes his highly effective ultramarathon training methods available to ultrarunners of all abilities in his book Training Essentials for Ultrarunning.

Ultramarathoners have traditionally piled on the miles or tried an approach that worked for a friend. Yet ultramarathons are not just longer marathons; simply running more will not prepare you for the race experience you want.
>> More info on Amazon

>> Go to all Ultramarathon books


Ultramarathon pictures on the web

>> Show

Ultramarathon videos

Badwater UltraMarathon documentary


Amazing complete story of the Badwater first time experience through the eyes of Akos Konya, Gary Roberts, Anissa Roberts, Karsten Solheim. top ten from this ...
 

Do Not Go Gentle (featuring Timothy Olson - Ultrarunner) by Unger Motivation


Timothy Olson, an ultrarunner from Boulder Colorado. He is best known for winning the Western States 100 mile ultramarathon. Sharing a piece of his darkness ...
 

2016 Taupo Ultramarathon 100k


This video is about the inaugural Taupo Ultramarathon. The Taupo Ultramarathon events were made up of a 100k, 74k, 50k and 24km event. The 100k had Ten ...
 

Gobi Desert Ultramarathon race -250km across the Gobi


The Gobi Desert ultra marathon is held every year in china. Part of the Racing the Planet desert series and each year around 200 runners from around the globe ...
 

Running For Life Badwater UltraMarathon Race 2014 Sports Documentary National Geographic Full New


Running For Life Badwater UltraMarathon Race 2014 Sports Documentary National Geographic Full New More: ...