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.

FKT Report: The North-South Trail in Rhode Island
FKT Report: The North-South Trail in Rhode Island
on October 29
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Ben Nephew reports on his FKT of the The North-South Trail in Rhode Island in the spring of 2013.


2013 IAU Trail World Championships Report
2013 IAU Trail World Championships Report
on July 18
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A report from the 2013 IAU Trail World Championships by US team member, Ben Nephew.


2013 IAU World Trail Championship Preview
2013 IAU World Trail Championship Preview
on July 4
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A preview of the 2013 IAU Trail Running World Championship.


Racing Hard to the Finish
Racing Hard to the Finish
on January 21
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Ben Nephew highlights the impression made by strong finishes to a foot race, whatever the distance.


Fastest Known Times vs Races
Fastest Known Times vs Races
on May 29
47 Comments

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


No Need for Speed?
No Need for Speed?
on January 31
38 Comments

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


(Trail) Ultrarunner of the Year?
(Trail) Ultrarunner of the Year?
on January 26
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A discussion of whether comparing trail and road ultras is like comparing apples to bowling balls.