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.

The Hot List: New England – October

UltraSignup Check out races near you that still have spots available! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  Photo Credit: Trapp Lodge Mountain Marathon – Stowe, VT Do you feel that? Cooler temps! Join us and the entire trail community for some Fall fun at races near you. Below you’ll find races from Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Looking for […]

Women Who FKT

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

Why You Should Use Poles on Your Next Trail Run

As the trails pitch up, more athletes are beginning to use running poles to help them cover these distances faster and more efficiently.

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 Hot List: South – August

It's never too late to sign up. Check out all the races in your area that still have spots open. See you at the start line!

The Hot List: New England – August

It's never too late to sign up. Check out all the races in your area that still have spots open. See you at the start line!

The Hot List: West – August

It's never too late to sign up. Check out all the races in your area that still have spots open. See you at the start line!

The Hot List: Pacific – August

It's never too late to sign up. Check out all the races in your area that still have spots open. See you at the start line!

The Hot List: Mid Atlantic – August

It's never too late to sign up. Check out all the races in your area that still have spots open. See you at the start line!

The Hot List: Mid West – August

It's never too late to sign up. Check out all the races in your area that still have spots open. See you at the start line!

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.

When did you start using poles?

We all remember our first race or favorite adventure, but what about the first time you added poles into the mix? Below, LEKI athlete Sabrina Stanley shares her story of when she started running and training with poles and why it has been a game changer for her. Have a story of your own? Share your […]

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.