February 22, 2012 by Bryon Powell · 41 Comments
A look at expectations, how they break you down, and how you can make them your own.
December 16, 2011 by Andy Jones-Wilkins · 112 Comments
AJW takes a look at 2012’s most competitive 100 mile races and what they mean for the sport of ultrarunning.
November 25, 2011 by Andy Jones-Wilkins · 72 Comments
AJW takes a look at some of the most impressive course records in ultrarunning.
September 7, 2011 by Bryon Powell · 58 Comments
A look at the possibility of the Leadville 100 offering prize money and the role of prize money in ultramarathons.
September 13, 2010 by Ashley Arnold · 14 Comments
Ashley Arnold, third place woman at the 2010 Leadville 100 mile run, reports on her race. and first 100 mile finish.
August 20, 2010 by Bryon Powell · 13 Comments
iRunFar previews the 2010 Leadville men’s field, including interviews with Anton Krupicka and Hal Koerner.
August 20, 2010 by Bryon Powell · 3 Comments
iRunFar interviews Liza Howard and talks about the 2010 Leadville 100 women’s field.
January 25, 2010 by Bryon Powell · 7 Comments
An interview with champion ultrarunner Anton Krupicka in which he discusses his training, his thoughts on injury prevention and running shoes, and the utility of consistent training.
October 5, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 9 Comments
[After sharing two Top-10 Leadville 100 accounts with iRunFar readers (Garett Graubins’s and mine – Part 1 & Part 2), we thought we’d share the story of Ken Fries, a first time 100-mile finisher who finished in the final hour before the 30-hour off. This 42 year old from Austin, Texas found the race far […]
October 2, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 6 Comments
[Garett Graubins, a contributing editor for Trail Runner Magazine and friend of iRunFar, has graciously shared his 2009 Leadville 100 race report with us and we, in turn, share it with you. Garett’s report is highly informative and a must read for anyone looking to run Leadville well, regardless of whether or not he or […]
September 2, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 11 Comments
I’ve now had over a week to reflect upon my 2009 Leadville 100 and I couldn’t be more pleased with the race, more proud of the effort I gave, and more excited about my future in ultrarunning. Likewise, reflection has allowed me confirm that the race was my best 100 miler to date. In this […]
August 25, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 19 Comments
I’ll have a full report up on my run at Leadville in the next few days. For now, I’ll simply share the good news – I finished 10th and, more importantly, broke 20-hours with a 19:54:26. I’ve longed considered the 20-hour mark at Leadville to be a hallmark (it’ll nap one top-5 most years) and […]
August 19, 2009 by Bryon Powell · 13 Comments
The Leadville 100 is just around the corner and boy do we have a treat for you… a video interview with the defending Leadville champion, Duncan Callahan of Vasque. Oh wait, since Leadville is an out-and-back course, let’s throw in a video for the return trip – an interview with 2006 and 2007 Leadville champ, […]
September 2, 2008 by Bryon Powell · 6 Comments
While I still need to fill you in on 2008 GORE-TEX TransRockies Run Stages 5 and 6 as well as add photos to my reports on Stages 3 and 4, I figured I’d share some photos I took while I paced at the Leadville 100 on August 16. Check out my 2008 Leadville 100 Picasa […]
December 9, 2006 by Bryon Powell · 3 Comments
Starting to write a race report is its hardest part and is why I infrequently write them. With a 100 I always write a report, but that doesn’t mean it makes it to the keyboard. While there’s always something to say, the difficulty is deciding how to do it. In the previous reports, I’ve tended […]