All posts by Ben Nephew

Ben Nephew

is an 11 time winner and course record holder at the Escarpment Trail Race. He has PR's of 3:10 for 50k and 5:47 for 50 miles and holds the fastest known times for the Adirondack Great Range Traverse, the Devil's Path in the Catskills, and the Pemigewasset Loop in the White Mountains. He has been running in INOV-8's since 2004, and is also sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

Racing Hard to the Finish

Ben Nephew highlights the impression made by strong finishes to a foot race, whatever the distance.

Fastest Known Times vs Races

A look at why Fastest Known Times why might be a good alternative to races.

No Need for Speed?

A comparative look at the top American performance in trail and road ultras.

(Trail) Ultrarunner of the Year?

A discussion of whether comparing trail and road ultras is like comparing apples to bowling balls.