It's Never Sane with James

Rainshadow Running events lure you in with beer, bluegrass and longer-than-advertised races

To know James Varner is to know his donkey-like laugh. To know one of the 12 Washington- and Oregon-based trail races that ...


Toward the Rising Sun

Shaun Martin keeps running tradition alive in the Navajo Nation

The Arizona wind swirls dust around us and the trail-side bushes quiver with sleepy snakes just waking up for spring ...


Second Chance

Cancer survivor Serena Wilcox's enthusiasm unites Vermont trail-running community

At 10:56 p.m. on July 17, Serena Wilcox, 31, crossed the finish line at the Vermont 100 ...


Just Kilian

The Spaniard Kilian Jornet is taking the trail-running world by storm. A self-described "mountaineer," the 23-year-old takes a surprisingly Zen approach to distance trail running.


Pacing Diana

In 2010, Diana Finkel led the brutal Hardrock 100-Mile Endurance Run for over 45 miles, eventually taking second-place overall. But her phenomenal performance came at a cost: Two days after the race, she lay in a hospital bed ... 


The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

It takes a lot more than forward motion to finish Hardrock

On a cold July morning in the predawn light I followed my pacer down a ferociously steep, muddy incline ...

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