Courtney Dauwalter has established herself as one of the best ultrarunners -- male or female -- of all time. She has been named one of the 50 Fittest Athletes in the World by Sports Illustrated and a two-time Ultrarunner of the Year. She won the 2017 Moab 240 by 10 hours (ahead of all men and women) and the women’s division of 2018 the Western States 100, broke the Tahoe 200 … [Read more...] about The Source: A Documentary Film Exploring Ultra Phenom Courtney Dauwalter’s Source of Will
Marcos Ferro, a passionate trail-runner, takes on the challenge to cross the famous Huayhuash trail in the mighty Peruvian Andes. The route of nearly 80 miles and 38,000 vertical feet is typically done over 10 days, but Christophe Le Saux set a mark of 25 hours 20 minutes that Marcos hopes to lower. While running non-stop, he'll discover there are always lessons to be learned … [Read more...] about Alone Together – Marcos Ferro Runs Across the Peruvian Andes
Since 1994 -- when the first Vertical Kilometer (VK) took place in Cervinia, Italy -- mountain runners have been putting their lungs and legs to the ultimate test against the clock. The concept is simple: Run uphill as fast as you can, covering a vertical kilometer of elevation gain -- that's 1,000 vertical meters or 3,281 vertical feet -- on a route not exceeding 5 KM (3.1 … [Read more...] about Ready for a Vertical Kilometer Challenge?
From the latest Ultra Running magazine podcast with Scotty Sandow: Elite ultrarunner and overall endearing human being Tim Tollefson joins us to share details about the new Mammoth Trail Fest, which promises to be an epic, European-style event, and how the idea came to fruition. He also doles out advice about how to run Western States, where he placed fifth last year and … [Read more...] about Ultra Running Magazine Podcast: Tim Tollefson
In 2021, Anton Krupicka embarked on his epic "Sagebrush & Summits" adventure during July -- cycling 2,300 miles over 21 days while summiting six iconic peaks along the way. He followed that with a third place finish in the Leadville 100 in August. As Krupicka said, "'Sagebrush & Summits' was the focal point of my summer -- it took most of July -- and ultimately it set … [Read more...] about FKT Podcast: Anton Krupicka — This endurance maestro still does huge runs — and rides