Jeff Browning Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Jeff Browning Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Having placed third in 2016, Jeff Browning is the top returning runner from last year's Western States 100. In the following interview, Jeff talks about whether... Read more »

YiOu Wang Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
YiOu Wang Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
YiOu Wang returns to Western States 100 after finishing 13th at last year's race. In the following interview, YiOu talks about what went wrong at last year's race,... Read more »

Jim Walmsley Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Jim Walmsley Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Despite having finished 20th at last year, Jim Walmsley is the odds-on favorite to win this year's Western States 100. In the following interview, Jim talks about... Read more »

Amy Sproston Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Amy Sproston Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Amy Sproston returns to the 2017 Western States 100 after having finished second place here last year. In this interview, Amy talks about her long break from running... Read more »

Chris Mocko Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Chris Mocko Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Chris Mocko took seventh at Western States 100 last year, and he's back to race faster and, according to him, smarter. In this interview, Chris talks about how... Read more »

Camille Herron Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Camille Herron Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Three weeks ago, Camille Herron won the 2017 Comrades Marathon. This weekend, she's doubling down at the 2017 Western States 100. In the following interview, Camille talks... Read more »

Alex Nichols Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Alex Nichols Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Alex Nichols is a couple days away from running his second 100-mile race and his first Western States 100. In this interview, Alex talks about how his... Read more »

Kaci Lickteig Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Kaci Lickteig Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Defending Western States 100 champion and three-time finisher Kaci Lickteig is back to race again. In this interview, Kaci talks about how she thrives on the shared positive energy... Read more »

2017 Western States 100 Group Think Predictions
2017 Western States 100 Group Think Predictions
While it always means staying up late on one of the busiest weeks of the entire year, as always here are YOUR Western States 100 group-think... Read more »

Stephanie Violett Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Stephanie Violett Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Stephanie Violett won and then took third at the Western States 100 in 2014 and 2015 before missing last year's race due to injury. In the following interview,... Read more »

Elov Olsson Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Elov Olsson Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Get to know Elov Olsson of Sweden before this year's Western States 100. Elov got into Western States by way of placing second at the Black Canyon... Read more »

Jonas Buud Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Jonas Buud Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
With a wealth of experience, Sweden's Jonas Buud heads to the Western States 100 for his first ultramarathon in the U.S. In the following interview, Jonas talks about... Read more »

Magdalena Boulet Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
Magdalena Boulet Pre-2017 Western States 100 Interview
2015 Western States 100 champion Magdalena Boulet returns to the 2017 edition following a DNF last year due to illness. In the following interview, Magda talks about her busy... Read more »

2017 Western States 100 Live Coverage
2017 Western States 100 Live Coverage
The 2017 Western States 100 kicks off at 5 a.m. PDT on Saturday, June 24th in Squaw Valley, California before covering the 100 miles to Auburn. We offer... Read more »

AJWs Predictions For The 2017 Western States 100 Men’s Top 10
AJWs Predictions For The 2017 Western States 100 Men’s Top 10
[Author’s Note: This is the final article in my four-part series leading up to this year’s Western States 100. The first two articles are about interesting... Read more »

2017 Western States 100 Prediction Contest
2017 Western States 100 Prediction Contest
Welcome to iRunFar's ninth annual Western States 100 prediction contest! Drymax, Altra, GU Energy, Julbo, along with artist Maggie Tides have all contributed great prizes. As in the past few years, we'll have... Read more »

2017 Western States 100 Men’s Preview
2017 Western States 100 Men’s Preview
Well, well, well, here we are. One hundred (point two) miles, 18,000 feet of climb, 22,000 feet of descent, high-country snow and altitude, canyons heat,... Read more »

Dear Western States Runner
Dear Western States Runner
Your big day is nearly here. Since the December lottery, you’ve been working in earnest for this day. For some of you, this has been... Read more »

2017 Western States 100 Women’s Preview
2017 Western States 100 Women’s Preview
I'll admit to being excited about the women's race at this year's Western States 100. First off, it includes the past three women's champions as... Read more »

AJWs Predictions For The Western States 100 Women’s Top 10
AJWs Predictions For The Western States 100 Women’s Top 10
[Author’s Note: This is the third article in my four-part series leading up to this year’s Western States 100 on June 24. The first two... Read more »

Four Intriguing Stories At The 2017 Western States 100
Four Intriguing Stories At The 2017 Western States 100
[Author's Note: This is the second article in my four-part series leading up to this year's running of the Western States 100. We published the first... Read more »

Six Interesting Features Of The 2017 Western States 100
Six Interesting Features Of The 2017 Western States 100
[Author's Note: Each year in the weeks preceding Western States, I write a series of articles about the race. Beginning today, this year's four-part series... Read more »

2017 Western States 100 Lottery Results
2017 Western States 100 Lottery Results
The lottery for the 2017 Western States 100 took place today, confirming the vast majority of next year’s field, including a few top runners. However, most... Read more »

Changing Times At The Western States 100
Changing Times At The Western States 100
Last week, as a follow-up to their July meeting, the Western States 100 Board of Directors announced two significant changes that could affect the race... Read more »

Risk Versus Reward
Risk Versus Reward
I was having one of those effortless days as I floated up past the cheering spectators on the dimly light road climbing out of Squaw... Read more »

2016 Western States 100 Prediction Contest Results
2016 Western States 100 Prediction Contest Results
Here are the results of our 2016 Western States Prediction Contest. Before we move on, we wanted to thank Mitchell Goodman for being the programming brains behind this... Read more »

Post-Western Blues
Post-Western Blues
[Editor's Note: This piece was written by guest contributor Lisa Henson. Lisa's husband is the Western States 100 Board President, Tropical John Medinger. Lisa volunteers... Read more »

2016 Western States 100 Post-Race Story Roundup
2016 Western States 100 Post-Race Story Roundup
We thought we’d make it easy for all you Western States 100 fans out there by collecting some of the best race coverage from around... Read more »

The Magic Of The Golden Ticket
The Magic Of The Golden Ticket
The 2016 Western States 100 is officially in the books. By all accounts it was a great race filled with all the excitement and intrigue... Read more »

Perspectives From The Western States Trekker Project
Perspectives From The Western States Trekker Project
[Editor's Note: This article was composed by guest contributor Scott Yates.] The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) partnered with the Google Maps team to capture... Read more »

Kaci Lickteig, 2016 Western States 100 Champion, Interview
Kaci Lickteig, 2016 Western States 100 Champion, Interview
In her third attempt, Kaci Lickteig won the 2016 Western States 100. In following interviews, Kaci talks about how her race was almost flaw-free, what motivates... Read more »

Andrew Miller, 2016 Western States 100 Champion, Interview
Andrew Miller, 2016 Western States 100 Champion, Interview
Andrew Miller won the 2016 Western States 100 by running a wise, fast race. In this interview, we meet the 20-year-old trail phenom, watch him... Read more »

Amy Sproston Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Amy Sproston Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Amy Sproston took second at the 2016 Western States 100, her fourth finish and best performance here. While Amy has proven a force to be... Read more »

Didrik Hermansen Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Didrik Hermansen Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Norway’s Didrik Hermansen was the 2016 Western States 100 second-place men's finisher. In the following interview, Didrik talks about the runnability of this course playing to... Read more »

Devon Yanko Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Devon Yanko Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Devon Yanko took third at the 2016 Western States 100, but she had to 'work the problem' in order to do so. In the following interview,... Read more »

Jeff Browning Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Jeff Browning Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
In taking third at the 2016 Western States 100, Jeff Browning showed us that he can be still be a king of second-half stalking on a... Read more »

Meghan Arbogast Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Meghan Arbogast Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
With her sixth-place finish at the 2016 Western States 100, 55-year-old Meghan 'The Queen' Arbogast earned her 10th Western States buckle. In this interview, Meghan... Read more »

Jesse Haynes Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Jesse Haynes Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Jesse Haynes finished the Western States 100 in 10th place, his third finish inside the top 10. In our first interview with Jesse, he talks about... Read more »

Jim Walmsley Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
Jim Walmsley Post-2016 Western States 100 Interview
They say that life can be lived in a single day, and Jim Walmsley's 2016 Western States 100 is perhaps an expression of this sentiment. After... Read more »

2016 Western States 100 Results
2016 Western States 100 Results
Amidst a day of constant race lead changes and shake-ups, Andrew Miller and Kaci Lickteig used winning combinations of brains and brawn to win the 2016 Western States 100. In addition to... Read more »

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