In case you missed it, read the fifth and final part of Andy Jones-Wilkins' series remembering some of the most memorable moments in ultrarunning history.nnFor the rest of the series, hit this link: https://www.irunfar.com/tag/unforgettable-ultra-momentsnnFifth story: https://www.irunfar.com/unforgettable-moments-in-ultrarunning-gunhild-swanson-and-the-2015-western-states-100
As runners, we long for the perfect training ground. Endless mountains, easy access to all terrains are a dream, but might be too good. Maybe, boring is better? Don’t count yourself out if your environment is less than dreamy.
Looking for all our UTMB Mont-Blanc race coverage? Bookmark the link below to keep tabs on all the stories, interviews and photos we have coming up over the next week: https://www.irunfar.com/utmb
The Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid XL functions admirably weathering gusting winds, shedding snow, or generally keeping us warm and dry on any fastpacking trip.nnRead more in our in-depth review here: https://www.irunfar.com/mountain-laurel-designs-solomid-xl-review
After Andre Blumberg finished his first local race in Hong Kong in 2010, he was hooked. He started running for exercise and a change of pace in life, but he ignited a passion that has led him to over 30 ultrarunning events to date.
Wool isn't just for keeping you cozy during those chilly winter days. Merino wool is porous, allowing vapor from sweat to escape eliminating that soaked-in-sweat feeling during and after runs.
In this essay, runner and philosopher Sabrina Little asks us to consider the difficulty of balancing justice and grace in cheating situations.nnWe encourage constructive conversations in the comments but, please, keep things civil.
Missed out on our initial, in-depth previews ahead of UTMB Mont-Blanc next week? We have you covered. nnMen: https://www.irunfar.com/2022-utmb-mens-preview nWomen: https://www.irunfar.com/2022-utmb-womens-previewnnKeep posted to iRunFar for more of the pre-race content you’re accustomed to, plus plenty of on-site coverage next week!
Time for some myth busting in this edition of the Running on Science column!nnWill deodorant impair your sweating? Can 1 good downhill session bulletproof your quadriceps? Slushies for dessert are great, but are they bad in competition?