Len Huffman's 2014 Mountain Madness 50k Race Report "Gutting it out"

As September neared its end, I was preparing for my 3rd Mountain Madness 50k. I had mixed feelings about the race this year. Last year I had trained on the course often and had more miles in my legs but felt under trained this year. A busy schedule had kept me from but just 1 training run on the course. The course was also different this year due to pipeline construction. Never the less, I signed up and prepared to do my best.

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Race Report: The 2013 Spartan Ultra Beast World Championship in Vermont “Ultra Obstacle” by Ben Nephew

I ran three Spartan Races last year, ending with a 4th place at the World Championships in Killington, VT.  While I thoroughly enjoyed the races, I still prefer FKT’s and traditional trail races most of the time.  With my schedule this fall I wasn’t able to get to the two shorter races I did last year before deciding at the last minute to return to Killington.  I couldn’t do the Beast Championship on Saturday

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Pre 2013 Wasatch 100 thoughts: "Just hours away from a 5,000 foot climb to start with..." By Elizabeth Azze

My 2nd battle against altitude started 3 years ago and the war is still officially in progress! After my DNF at the Wasatch 100 mile race in 2010 (at mile 82 or so after Brighton AS, from major illness), I took some much needed time off to reflect, heal and improve myself. At the beginning of 2013, I began to feel rested...

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Adventure Report: The Great Range Traverse in the Adirondacks by Elizabeth Azze

The Great Range Traverse is consisting of  a series of peaks along a ridgeline that runs southwest from Keene Valley.  The peaks along this ridgeline, starting from the NE, are Rooster Comb, Hedgehog, Lower Wolfjaw, Upper Wolfjaw, Armstrong, Gothics, Saddleback, Basin, Little Haystack & Haystack and Mount Marcy, but after researching a bit they’re many different variations of the above.

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