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Issue 73 – Fall 2016

Rules of Running 25 tips to keep you running! Here are some top running tips to keep you going – for beginners, veterans and those in between. 1. Find a mantra. Repeat phrases that make you feel strong and powerful during your runs. 2. Land on your mid or forefoot. Don’t be a clunky heel […]

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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 / ©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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