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Ultra Marathons

Grit and Perseverance: A Pacer's Story of 100 Miles

Dylan Armajani | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

The lessons and experiences that I witnessed in the 38 miles I had the privilege of running next to these two athletes this past weekend are remarkable. I'm not sure I even have the words to describe it.

10 Toughest Endurance Races in the World

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

Anytime your race plan involves running on the white line of the highway to keep the soles of your shoes from melting, you know you're in for a suffer-fest. Here, based on my personal suffering and the suffering of others, is my top 10 list of the world's toughest endurance races.

To Accept Being Breakable

Dylan Armajani | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

I've finally come to recognize that I am breakable, and I am not superman. The only way I will get to accomplish everything that I want to accomplish in my running career is if I break away from the competitive, compulsive nature of being an endurance athlete.

Living Road: Runners on Road for Life

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

So much of my time hitchhiking, I think of roads. Of Patch workers on ice roads. Of roadside running caribou. Of traveling carnival convoys. Of runners in love living their dream lives on the road. There's a lot of living on the road and some rides go far.

10 Uncommon "Superfoods" From the World of Ultra-Endurance

Tim Ferriss | Posted 05.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Tim Ferriss

"We've all heard of acai, goji berries and chia seeds. But I'd be willing to bet most of you are unfamiliar with more than a few of these more obscure superfoods."

Becoming an Ultrarunner

Dylan Armajani | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

I wish that I could say that becoming an ultrarunner came with some poetic philosophical realization, and I'm sure there's a lesson to be found somewhere. But, I'm not going to dig for it. I'm just going to take a deep breath, and keep on putting one foot in front of the other.

Pushing Ourselves and Finding Greatness

Dylan Armajani | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

And thats when it hit me, how brilliant this was. Most of us are content taking subways, buses, and jets to get from point A to point B as fast as possible. I was going to spend nearly four hours ending up in the exact same place as I started.

Rosemarie Lost 105 Pounds: 'I Wasn't Living Up To My True Potential'

Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living

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Catherine Pearson

Dean Karnazes Makes Marathoners Look Lazy | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

Think one marathon is tough? Try 50, in 50 states, on 50 consecutive days. Dean Karnazes has. He's also run 350 miles in 82 straight hours, raced in 1...

Troy Lost 68 Pounds And Now Runs Ultra-Marathons

Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Name: Troy Ray Grimes Age: 47 Height: 5'11" Before Weight: 233 pounds How I Gained It: At age 39, I was an overweight couch potato whose life w...