The Best Ultra-Marathon Runners Are 35+ Years Old
A recent study examined the relation between age, length of race, and performance in ultra-marathoners.
Forefoot, Midfoot, or Heel Strike? Surprising Trends in Ultrarunners
A new analysis of thousands of ultra-marathon runners revealed patterns in foot strike, stride length, and blood markers.
DVD Review: "Desert Runners"
I’m not prone to either exaggeration or emotion, but I thought "Desert Runners" was one of the most entertaining stories I’ve seen in ages. I loved every second of it.
Is Ultra-Endurance Training Good or Bad for Your Health?
You would think running a marathon every day for seven days straight might have a bad impact on your health, but a recent study suggests otherwise.
Run Further, But Hurt Less? Reduced Muscle Damage Seen in Ultramarathons
Surprising research shows longer races might be safer and less damaging to athletes.
Ultramarathoners Are Older and Less Injured Than You Might Think
Think you're too old to run an ultramarathon? Think again. A new study shows the majority of ultramarathoners are what some might consider "too old" to run crazy long distances.
New Research Reveals Recent Trends in Ultra-Endurance Events
New research tells us a bit about the participants in two of the world's most infamous ultra-endurance events: the Spartathlon in Greece and Badwater race in Death Valley.
Friday Flicks: David Goggins, Navy SEAL and Ultra Runner
In honor of our writer Andrew Read doing the Iron Man Melbourne this weekend, we're sharing one of his favorite videos. Meet David Goggins, U.S. Navy SEAL and ultrarunner.
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Does Endurance Running Destroy Your Brain Matter?
A recent study showed that ultramarathon runners lost 6% of the gray matter in their brains by the time they completed their race. Are endurance sports bad for your brain health?
Science Says Excessive Endurance Training Too Much of a Good Thing
Ultrarunner Micah True, known to many as Caballo Blanco, died in March on a training run. Was his death indicative of the dangers of ultrarunning? Science takes a look.
Size Doesn't Matter - But Your Technique Does (For Running, That Is)
The size of your glutes doesn't matter, but your running technique sure does. Experienced ultrarunner Stephanie Case gives her top five tips on how to run better, further, and faster.
Run All Night: Ragnar Relay Series
If you like to temporarily deprive yourself of sleep, hygiene, and your sanity -- and if you have a sense of adventure and a love of running, then the Ragnar Relay might be for you.
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