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9.05.23 – Summer’s End and Dirt Circus

Trailhead: UTMB week, another big new FKT, and a new episode of The Trailhead podcast UltraSignup It’s UTMB week in Chamonix and it’s hard to talk about anything else. But pay attention there was a new FKT on the Pacific Crest trail. TOGETHER WITH    Happy Tuesday, runners! It’s a Courtney Dauwalter world, we’re just living […]

The First Running of Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc. Part Two

Part 2: The story of the first edition of UTMB, Dawa Sherpa's incredible finish, and the legacy that continues today.

The First Running of Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

Part One: The story of the first edition of UTMB, Krissy Moehl, and the trail around Mont Blanc.

The 2023 Tahoe 200 Endurance Run

A visual journey through the wilds of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Why Hardrock Endures

Few races have captured the imagination like this rugged race through the San Juans.

Our Favorite Threads

After the Threads app took the social media world by storm this week, we put together a roundup of the best.

The 2023 Western States 100 Endurance Run

Photos from a snow-covered, record-setting year.

The Ideal Ultramarathon

A Semi-Rad original for UltraSignup News.

We Have Nothing, but We Have Everything

Katie Schide on life, love, and the pursuit of happiness.

Good Vibrations from Innsbruck, Austria

The 2023 World Mountain and Trail Running Championships.

Three the Hard Way

Running Western States, Hardrock, and UTMB in the same year.

Trailhead Podcast: Season 2 Episode 11

Broken Arrow, Skyraces, Via Ferratas, and Race the Cog

The 2023 Cocodona 250

Photos from the life-changing adventure through Arizona.

Walmsley on Snow

One of America’s best ultrarunners takes on the European ski-mountaineering scene.

Five Years a Trail Runner

An unlikely athlete finds his way to ultrarunning.

Trailhead Podcast: Season 2 Episode 10

Drop Bags, DNFs, and Barefoot Shoes on Techy Terrain

By Invitation Only

First published in Like the Wind magazine issue #17.

Bulletproof Your Knees With Ben Patrick

The “Knees Over Toes Guy” has advice for trail and ultrarunners.

The Possibilities Are Endless in This Sport

Camille Herron on her 48-hour world record and her future in multi-day events.

More than Pacing

An Olympian discovers ultrarunning, and all its joys.

Hurt and Healing

Jess Mullen’s ultra journey to the 100-hundreds club.

The Definition of Endurance Insanity

If you are doing more than me, you must be out of your mind.

The Best of the Best Awards of 2022

A deep dive into the trail and ultrarunning awards.

How to Tame a Dragon

Exploring mental anguish at Italy's Tor Des Géants.

Hellah Sidibe Takes Flight

Hellah Sidibe left his MLS career to rediscover self-belief, consistency, and a mindset shift—to running every single day.

Keep Trail Running Weird Awards 2022

As we start a new year of running, let’s begin by celebrating our 2022 trail accomplishments.

The race to sustainability

In the most important race, trail running has a secret weapon — its runners.