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Ultra Running

WATCH: What Does It Take To Run 100 Miles?

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

"A marathon to me is a like a training run," Dean Karnazes said in a recent HuffPost Live appearance. "It's kind of a warm-up." That's because he's...

Ultra-Running: The Epic Giants Causeway, North Ireland

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

I've raced and run around the globe - Borneo, Ecuador, South Africa, Costa Rica, India, Croatia, Uganda, Tibet - and this was amongst the most beautiful and magical.

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.

Japan, Buddhism and the Ultramarathon of a Lifetime

Amy Chavez | Posted 06.24.2013 | Books
Amy Chavez

The Buddhist pilgrimage appeals to the motives of the independent traveler in us. Meditation appeals to our inward search for meaning.

How to Get Inside My Mind

Mina Samuels | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

I agree with the general theory that it is a good thing for us to face our fears in some fashion, and that in so doing we strengthen our spirit (and possibly our bodies).

A San Francisco Running Weekend to Remember

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

Last Saturday at the North Face Endurance Challenge outside of San Francisco, I encountered more than one unexpected surprise.

Laura Gottesdiener

WATCH: Ultra Marathoner Kristin Moehl Races the Grand Canyon

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 08.01.2011 | Sports

Standing at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, ultra marathoner Kristin Moehl saw more than 20 miles of trails winding down to the canyon floor 11,000...

To Exercise Longer, Try Beetroot Juice

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

LONDON — When Chris Carver ran an ultra-marathon in Scotland last year, which challenges athletes to run as far as possible within 24 hours, he ran ...