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Behind the Scenes at the 2017 Hardrock 100

Colorado’s Hardrock Hundred always seems to produce some of ultrarunning’s most unlikely and harrowing stories—like last year’s unusual first-place …

Running

Timothy Olson's Return to Competition

The parallels between Timothy Olson and a modern-day, trail-running Jesus go well beyond his long flowing hair and sinewy, tan body.<p>Olson rose to …

Outdoors

Kilian Jornet Summits Everest Twice, But Did He Set a Record?

On Saturday, May 27 Kilian Jornet summited Mount Everest from the North side without the use of supplemental oxygen or fixed ropes—for the second …

Mountaineering

Battle of the Wool Bras

Earlier this winter, I found myself finishing every ski tour with a dreaded moist feeling between my shoulder blades. The culprit: poorly made cotton and synthetic bras. A good base layer—and I consider bras base layers—should move sweat away from your skin and trap air for insulation. Wool happens …

Clothing

Four Steps to Tackling Chronic Achilles Tendon Pain

Tendonitis: it’s one of the most frequently used words in the lexicon of running-related injuries, and comes in a variety of flavors. Chief among …

Running

The Ultramarathon Survival Guide

Ultrarunning is an existential journey. What do we learn at mile 30 or 50 or 99? We learn that we are layers of self-aware meat and gristle built on …

One Stormy Night

They’re getting ready to keep going. It’s 3:30 a.m. They’ve been in sleeping bags for 30 minutes and probably didn’t sleep at all, though they tried, …

Karl Egloff meets Kilian Jornet