All posts by Andy Jones-Wilkins

Andy Jones-Wilkins

finished in the top 10 men at the Western States 100 7-straight times. He's sponsored by Patagonia and Drymax socks and is iRunFar's editorialist.

Tom Nielsen’s Master Class: The Story of the 1999 Angeles Crest 100
Tom Nielsen’s Master Class: The Story of the 1999 Angeles Crest 100
on February 9
14 Comments

A look back at Tom Nielsen’s win at the 1999 Angeles Crest 100, a race for the ages.


Rules And Why We Have Them
Rules And Why We Have Them
on February 2
38 Comments

An essay on balancing rules and the egalitarian nature of trail and ultrarunning.


Traits Of Successful First-Time 100-Mile Runners
Traits Of Successful First-Time 100-Mile Runners
on January 26
18 Comments

AJW writes about three qualities he sees in successful first-time 100-mile runners.


Running and the Busy Trap
Running and the Busy Trap
on January 19
8 Comments

A look at the tendency to over busy ourselves in the modern world and how running can spring us from the “busy trap.”


Dave Mackey And The 2004 Western States 100
Dave Mackey And The 2004 Western States 100
on January 12
14 Comments

AJW looks back to Dave Mackey’s second-place finish at the 2004 Western States 100.


In Search Of The Simple Life
In Search Of The Simple Life
on January 5
7 Comments

AJW writes about his quest for a simple life.


That One Goal
That One Goal
on December 29
13 Comments

AJW looks with hope toward the 2018 Hardrock 100.


Seventh Annual AJW’s Taproom Year In Ultrarunning Rankings: 2017
Seventh Annual AJW’s Taproom Year In Ultrarunning Rankings: 2017
on December 22
103 Comments

The Seventh Annual AJW’s Taproom Year In Ultrarunning Rankings for 2017.


The Happiness Advantage
The Happiness Advantage
on December 15
1 Comment

AJW writes about the interrelationship of happiness and success.


The Peace Of Repetition
The Peace Of Repetition
on December 8
5 Comments

AJW writes about the repetitive elements of running.