Ultramarathons

Movies For Your Monday

Jordie Lunn - Rough AF Line POV: Jordie is insane.<p>Manon & Veronique: Absolutely slaying corners and jumps. This rules.<p>Reed Boggs - Utah: Reed looks …

Mountain Biking

This Week In Running: June 18, 2018

The post This Week In Running: June 18, 2018 appeared first on iRunFar.com.Tell the boss you’re going to be late. It’s a very big column this week! …

Trail Running

Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis: Be Prepared to Change

The Trek Editor’s Note<p>Welcome to Mailbag with Jennifer Pharr Davis, where we take hikers’ questions and pass them off to the trail legend for her …

Hiking

Ultra running great Don Ritchie dies

Featured<p>The record-breaking ‘Stubborn Scotsman’ has passed away aged 73<p>Britain’s greatest ever ultra distance runner Don Ritchie has died at the age …

Athletics

Comrades winner wants to dominate the marathon

This year’s Comrades Marathon champion, Bongmusa Mthembu, has set his sights on dominating the famous KwaZulu-Natal ultra Marathon in coming years as …

Sport (South Africa)

Ultra-Marathoner Recounts Breaking The World Record For Running The Appalachian Trail.

Support the news<p>Next month marks the three year anniversary of ultra-marathoner Scott Jurek's record breaking run of the Appalachian Trial. He ran …

Appalachian Trail

A year after fatal bear attack, family will return to Bird Ridge for ‘Jack’s Run’

It was a small detail in a staggering tragedy, a detail Katrina Garner can't forget.<p>When searchers found the body of her son last summer on Bird …

Ultramarathons

The Pursuit of Endurance With Jennifer Pharr Davis

If someone’s ever told you to “take a hike,” chances are you never took it as seriously as Jennifer Pharr Davis. Named a National Geographic …

Women's News

Cycling’s race of truth states the obvious: Sheryl Loan is amazing

Sheryl Loan, pressing for every second en route to a new course record, rides to the finish Tuesday in the Moose Run Time Trial, the first of the …

Ultramarathons

News24.com | WATCH: Durban runner raises R280 000 for Aids centre during Comrades

Ultra marathon runner Dean Wight is no stranger to crossing the finish line at the Comrades Marathon, in fact he’s done it 27 times. But this year …

Marathons

The Last Man Up

For the past 16 years Tom Walsh has spent every Independence Day on a mountaintop above Seward, Alaska, tallying the agony.<p>Walsh is the lead midcourse timekeeper for the Mount Marathon Race, the second-oldest mountain footrace in the world and, after the Iditarod sled-dog race, the most famous race …

Cycling

How was your weekend running?

Every so often yesterday, I had a quick look at Twitter to see how Comrades marathon was playing out. For those not familiar with it - despite the name, it’s actually an 89 km (approximately 55 miles) race that just happens to be the oldest and largest ultra marathon. The course runs between Durban …

Lifestyle (UK)

Comrades winners: SA's golden boy and girl

Bongmusa Mthembu won this year’s Comrades Marathon, his third, following the gruelling race which ended at Moses Mabhida Stadium. Picture: Chris …

Ultramarathons

Winning Comrades was very emotional - Bongmusa

JOHANNESBURG – “When I crossed the finish line I was very emotional, to win the Comrades is not easy, it took a lot of kilometres of training.”That …

Sport (South Africa)

Running with Rick results

Members of the Running with Rick club recently competed in several events with the following results.<p>Comrades Marathon, South Africa: June Hughes ran …

Southwestern Ontario

Great weekend for SA sport

CAPE TOWN – In the year Nelson Mandela would have celebrated his centennial birthday, his famous Madiba Magic surely shone down on South African …

Sport (South Africa)

Weekend Movie: Barkley Marathons, 'Where Dreams Go To Die'

The Barkley Marathons is a 100+ mile race with 60,000 feet of elevation gain. Only 15 people have ever finished. It’s where dreams go to die.<p><b>The</b> …

Outdoors Gear

Bongmusa Mthembu defends his Comrades Marathon title

South Africa's Bongmusa Mthembu on Sunday recorded his third Comrades Marathon victory, adding this year's title to his 2014 and 2017 triumphs, as he …

South Africa

Bongumusa Mthembu & Ann Ashworth win #Comrades2018 Marathon

JOHANNESBURG - Bongumusa Mthembu has won the 93rd edition of the Comrades Marathon with a time of 5:26:35.The race kicked off at 5:30am at the …

East London

Summer Heritage Day and other Boulder-area events for Sunday, June 10, 2018

TODAYSummer Heritage Day: Old Fashioned Jobs — Learn about the chores and jobs needed on a ranch in the late 1800s.

Boulder

Bong’musa Mthembu and Ann Ashworth win Comrades Marathon

South Africa made a clean sweep of the 93rd Comrades Marathon on Sunday with Bong’musa Mthembu and Ann Ashworth ensuring that the coveted titles …

Business (South Africa)

BREAKING: Bong’musa Mthembu wins a third Comrades Marathon title on Sunday

Bong’musa Mthembu captured his third Comrades Marathon title on Sunday in a feat that also propelled him to being the second local man since Bruce …

Running

Ann Ashworth is first women in at 2018 Comrades - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Ann Ashworth has won the female 2018 Comrades Marathon. She finished the race at 6:10:10.<p>Ashworth won the Legends 68km and was placed fifth at the …

News (South Africa)

Bongmusa Mthembu Claims Third Comrades Win!

South Africa's Bongmusa Mthembu has done it again! He is the 2018 Comrades Marathon winner, having completed the run from Pietermaritzburg to Moses …

South Africa

George Washington: Raising the bar >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The blue bloods of college sailing have witnessed the rise of George Washington University in<br>Washington, DC. A member of the Mid-Atlantic conference, …

George Washington

No laughing matter as Tjiane puts down Comrades marker

It did not reach the same passionate levels of the Floyd Mayweather Jnr versus Conor McGregor pre-match trash talk, but there were a few jabs thrown …

Sport (South Africa)

Run, jump, repeat — Ostrander is NCAA steeplechase champ, again

Alaska's Allie Ostrander demolished the competition Saturday to win her second straight NCAA championship in the steeplechase.<p>Ostrander, a Boise …

Steeplechase (Horse Racing)

The Suunto 9 smartwatch lets you go the distance with 120 hours of GPS

GPS-enabled fitness watches are all the rage, but limited battery lives consistently disappoint outdoor enthusiasts. If you’re on a weekend …

Wearable Tech

George Porter Jr. and other Boulder-area events for Friday, June 8, 2018

TODAYDead Funk Summit — The Dead Funk Summit featuring Melvin Seals, George Porter Jr. and Joe Marcinek is scheduled for tonight.

Boulder

Comrades records depends on 'the mood the race is in'

The ‘phenomenon’ that is the Comrades Marathon apparently has a mood and it is the state the race is in that will determine what transpires on …

Sport (South Africa)