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Ultramarathon

What It Really Takes To Run An Ultramarathon

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Running 135 miles through the searing summer heat of Death Valley in California ...

5 Life Lessons From Running An Ultra-Marathon

Nicole Scott | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Scott

Each step I took was just one step closer to crossing the finish line of my 50-mile dream. Take your first step and see where it takes you.

Back at the Ultra-Marathon Distance

Dylan Armajani | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

Falling in love with trail running inevitably led to a very valuable lesson, which is to not run by distance or by pace or even by time. To run when the body says run, to walk when the body says walk and never to stress about not completing a workout.

The Health Gains -- And Strains -- Of Ultrarunners

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Running 26.2 miles is physical feat enough for most humans, but there are some who take it to the next level. These ultrarunners -- people who run rac...

How to Run Over Fear and Take Action: Advice From Dean Karnazes

Cortney McDermott | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Cortney McDermott

One of the fittest men on the planet and New York Times bestselling author, Dean Karnazes reveals the secrets behind going the distance on the pavement or the project plan.

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...

The Bad Guys

Derek Sherman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Derek Sherman

I don't mean to blow the ending of your book or movie for you, but it's very possible that the villain is a drug company. In today's entertainment, they are the bad guys.

In the Footsteps of Pheidippides

Dean Karnazes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dean Karnazes

Nature? Nurture? Who's to say? Perhaps, we really were born to run and some people feel this intrinsic primordial instinct stronger than others?

Hero of Humanity: Ray Jackson Jr.

Brian Boyle | Posted 08.30.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

Hero of Humanity: Ray Jackson Jr. I just made it to mile forty in the 2010 JFK50 miler in Hagerstown Maryland, and I was slowing down. It was my fir...

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.

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 A Vegan Diet Helped Me Run 100 Miles

Scott Jurek | Posted 08.12.2012 | Books
Scott Jurek

I was a total longshot, an unlikely champion. I was an even more unlikely vegan.

Is There a Safe Way to Train for an Ultra Marathon?

Quora | Posted 06.23.2012 | Health and Fitness
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Andy Johns, Product Manager - User Growth, Quora Yes, there are many safety precautions that your w...

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.

This is How We Do It

Kia Taylor | Posted 12.30.2011 | Black Voices
Kia Taylor

I'm a wife, mother of a toddler, full-time employee, runner and a CrossFitter. I'm also currently training for my first ultramarathon. Through it all, I still maintain that the majority of us can find the time to exercise if we have the desire and we are flexible. Here's how I do it.

I'll Run the World Someday

Winnie So | Posted 10.18.2011 | Travel
Winnie So

For me, mixing travel with running is a great training motivator. So as a way to kick-start my marathon training after a knee injury, I decided to come up with my list of dream race destinations.

People Are Running 3,100 Miles Around A Single Block In Queens

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.05.2011 | New York

The world's longest certified footrace is happening right now--on a single city block in Jamaica, Queens. The 15th Annual Self-Transcendence 3,100...

Running Across the Sahara Desert

Alastair Humphreys | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Alastair Humphreys

It was not the normal Moroccan travel experience. I drank no mint tea, enjoyed no Moroccan cuisine, and was not even invited to look around a carpet shop. I was running through the Sahara desert.

Man Running Across America to Break World Record

Graham Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Graham Bensinger

Charlie Engle and new partner Marshall Ulrich are attempting to break the 46-day speed record for running across the United States and plan to run nearly 70 miles each day for 45 days.