All posts by John Medinger

John Medinger

is the founder and race director of the Lake Sonoma 50. A former publisher of UltraRunning magazine, he ran his first ultra in 1980 and has now completed more than 130 ultras. He is also the founder and former race director of the Quad Dipsea race and has served on the Western States 100 Board since 1992.


Tropical John compares different 100-mile races.


A discussion about the challenges of having and enforcing rules in trail and ultrarunning.