A physician and exercise physiologist with desert racing experience examines heat acclimation in runners.
iRunFar presents news and result updates for the 2010 Marathon des Sables.
iRunFar brings together its Marathon des Sables articles to create a Marathon des Sables Guide and resource center.
iRunFar previews the 2010 Marathon des Sables stage race.
Bryon Powell explains the gear he used at the 2009 Marathon des Sables stage race… and whether he’d use it again.
Anyone who’s been following iRunFar for more than half a year knows that we love the Marathon des Sables. I personally ran the 2009 edition and can’t wait to go back. I just can’t get enough of MdS. Anyway, I recently had the good fortune to learn that Marathon of the Sands, a documentary on [...]
With this review, I feel as if I am revealing the location of an endangered animal, what could be perceived as both a documentation of an important scientific occurrence and a callous expose. While I’m aware that my gear-review subject, the Inov-8 Race Pro 22 backpack, is a widely available inanimate object, I still think [...]
One interesting aspect of the Marathon des Sables is that each of the awards is named for a sponsor. I and the rest of Dreamchasers USA team were awarded the Buff Trophy for finishing third. In a beautiful coincidence, I and others in the American contingent fell in love with the enormously versatile Buff during [...]
Anyone who has run a self-sufficient stage race knows that the contents of your backpack become the foundation of your world throughout the week. Need to take care of a problem? A solution had better be in the pack, because if it’s not there, you’re SOL. Fortunately, my 25 liters of supplies were more than [...]
Wish I could have posted results earlier, but I missed a small window to post in camp after the Stage 4 results were posted and have been tied up since we arrive back in Ouarzazate yesterday afternoon. Anyway, I finished the full marathon distance Stage 4 in 3:42, which was good enough for 26th on [...]