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Your Next Challenge: The San Diego 100 Ultramarathon

San Diego Magazine (blog) - Apr 21, 2017
The San Diego 100 is considered an “ultramarathon,” which encompasses any run longer than a marathon's 26.2 miles. So: 100 miles. On foot. 2. Will I get bored? Road running is boring. The San Diego 100 takes runners along arguably the prettiest trails ...

Ultramarathon headed to Camp Jordan

Cleveland Daily Banner - Apr 9, 2017
There is now an event for ultramarathon enthusiasts in the Chattanooga area and it will take place Saturday, April 15 at Camp Jordan Park. Called the Locomotion 12 & 6, it's actually two events, one of six hours and the other of 12. It's basically a ...

Canadian runner collapses at finish line after wrong turn costs him gruelling three-day ultramarathon

National Post - Apr 4, 2017
“I was momentarily confused,” says Gary Cantrell, the founder of the race, who is better known in ultramarathon circles as Lazarus Lake. At first, Cantrell thought Robbins was coming at the yellow gate from the wrong direction because he had dropped ...

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 ...

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 ...

2014 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon: International Television Broadcast Version

The 2014 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon. International Television Broadcast Show. International broadcast show of the 2014 Vibram Tarawera Ultramarathon.

Are You Ready to Run an Ultramarathon?

How to know if you are ready to run an ultramarathon. More at: http://www.rockcreekrunner.com/2014/10/30/ready-to-run-an-ultramarathon/ Trail Runner's Cheat ...

Fat Dog Ultramarathon 2016

Fat Dog 120 Ultramarathon movie in 4K 122.3 mile mountain trail race.