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‘Wild & Tough’ at Island Lake on the Hardrock 100 course, during the 2015 race. Photo: iRunFar/Bryon Powell

Hardrocking: Sharing The Lode

The Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run. The very name has sent shudders of fear and reverence through the spines of trail runners for approaching two-and-a-half decades. Thought up in 1991 byGordon Hardman; developed over the 1991 to 1992 fall, winter, and spring by Gordon Hardman, John Cappis, and Charlie Thorn; and enacted for the first time […]

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Strong, Deep Field set for XTERRA Beaver Creek

The 2016 XTERRA Beaver Creek Championship race on Saturday will host perhaps the most competitive elite field in race history. “The top 10 is going to be the strongest ever at this race I think,” said the reigning XTERRA World Champion Josiah Middaugh.  “It’s a super talented, deep field, which we don’t always see here.  […]

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Runners ascend Towne Pass, the 17-mile ascent out of the bowels of Death Valley, during the 2013 Badwater 135. Photo by Chris Kostman / Badwater.com ©AdventureCORPS

Badwater Ultramarathon Celebrates 39th Anniversary

On July 18-20, AdventureCORPS presents its legendary STYR Labs BADWATER® 135. Now in its 39th year, the world-renowned event pits up to 100 of the world’s toughest athletes against one another and the elements. In scorching temperatures and at altitudes as high as 8,300 feet, runners, triathletes, adventure racers, and mountaineers from 21 countries and 27 American states […]

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Newton Running to sponsor 106º West Triathlon, the highest triathlon in the world

Newton Running announced that it will sponsor the all-new 106º West Triathlon, an event that will break multiple records and barriers as the highest triathlon in the world and the first-ever swim in Lake Dillon, Colorado. 106º West Triathlon will take place on September 10, 2016. The race will feature a “half-ironman” and “quarter-man” distances. “Newton Running […]

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Transamerica Named Title Sponsor of Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver

Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), organizers of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, today announced an expanded partnership with Transamerica as the new title sponsor of the Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon. Colorado’s premier half-marathon returns the weekend of October 15 – 16, featuring live bands performing along the route and a concert at the […]

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