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June 14th, 2022

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6.14.22 – The endurance dad dilemma

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2022 Western States 100: stories beyond the tape

Learn the backstories behind a few everyday heroes heading to the nation’s oldest 100-mile footrace.

100 miles and one year of living cancer-free

If you think running 100 miles is hard, try doing it on the one-year anniversary of your last chemotherapy treatment.

How to not DNF a 100-miler

You’ve already spent your money and time on training, so let’s make it to the finish line, eh?

Mindset matters

Emily Halnon explores the importance of training your brain and how it can make or break your success when running ultras.

Some friendships can be measured in miles

Dean Karnazes suggests that, more than ever, finding connection on the trails is one of the greatest gifts ultrarunning can offer.

A final hoorah at Western States

The heart warming story of Doug White, and his family, who have been tending to the Dusty Corners aid station for 21 years.

The Aid Station with Corrine Malcolm

A quick hit of the latest running science: perks of caffeinated gum, facts on running in the dark, and a helpful new performance podcast.

Managing taper madness

The hardest part of training may just be getting through the last crazy-making weeks before race day.

Don’t get FOMO about the twinkle of carbon-fiber plates on the trails

While appreciating the technology and benefits, Brian Metzler says there's no reason to chase the carbon-fiber rainbow.

Finding her why: Verna Volker’s first 50-miler

“Most Navajos run all their life,” laughs Verna Volker. “But I was not that Navajo.”