December 6th, 2022

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12.06.22 – A Runner’s Swear Jar

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The Monster of Massage

Rubbing down the world’s best.

Under the sign, all things are possible

An immigrant in South Central L.A. found ultras in his 40s. He won them in his 50s.

The need for Indigenous inclusion in ultrarunning

Connor Ryan shares how he connects with his culture while ultrarunning and advocates for more Native involvement in the sport.

The runner’s low

The emotional crash that can happen after a goal race – and what to do about it.

A summer in photos

The PatitucciPhoto team of Dan and Janine Patitucci with partner Kim Strom share their favorite summer 2022 photos.

Women Who FKT

A movement to encourage more women to set new speed-record benchmarks is spreading across the globe.

Sprinting down and flying above the world’s biggest mountains

Trail runner, filmmaker, sky diver, and dirt biker Allie Mac goes full throttle as a creator and athlete.

Love Finds You

Worn thin by the Italian Alps, Doug Mayer stumbles into something unexpected.

Rock hopping with Run the Whites

Creative athlete and gear guru Andrew Drummond helps athletes come together and explore the White Mountains year-round.

Not to be ignored

With four 100-mile wins and another three podium finishes since early 2021, Arlen Glick may be the most successful-yet-underrated runner out there.

A running story. A love story.

Mayra Lopez-Garcia and Jerry Garcia cover the tough miles of life together.

Jubilee Paige plays the wildcards

How the race director of the famed Javelina Jundred uses artistry and her life’s experience to create visionary trail events.

Two generations around Mont Blanc

How a father’s journey around the iconic mountain changed his son’s trajectory.

Surviving Chamonix during UTMB

The Insider’s Guide to navigating the famed mountain town during the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc.

A source of healing

First Nations lawyer and ultrarunner Anita Cardinal is fighting to overcome the odds and help her community.

The heart and soul of Hardrock

Howie Stern offers a collection of his favorite photos representing the enduring tradition of Hardrock.

If I never tried

When the possibility of failure is worth the risk.

Everyone’s got a shot at a backyard, right?

An average runner’s delusion of greatness in the running-world’s most enigmatic format.

Hardrock heartstrings

UltraSignup’s founding editor shares the powerful journey that took her from Hardrock to motherhood – and back again.

D’Haene returns to Hardrock with new priorities

Francois D'Haene might be the best ultra-distance mountain runner in the world. But all-out racing isn’t his first priority.

Snoopy & Godzilla: a love story

After 47 years of marriage, Kuni and Daise Yamagata are an endurance partnership with a whole lotta love. 

The morning after

How the essence of Western States 100 comes alive after the sun rises again.

Pacing: sharing the beautiful and messy moments together

Emily Halnon looks into the uniquely vulnerable and rewarding runner-pacer relationship.

Fastest known gear

The trusted gear that FKT power-couple Jason Hardrath and Ashly Winchester have used to set 166 speed records.

The endurance dad dilemma

Attempting to reconcile the emotional pull between adventuring outdoors and being a father.

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.

Going the distance with your dog

Dogs can be a trail runner’s best friend, but grooming the perfect trail companion takes some know-how.

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.