Ian Torrence pens a memorial to friend and race director Chris Martinez.
How to navigate difficult underfoot conditions when trail running.
How to train for a mountain race when you live where it’s flat.
How to recover and train between closely spaced races.
How time trials can help you improve fitness and prepare for specific race terrain.
A guide to the importance and execution of the long run in endurance running.
Understanding the elements of purposeful stress and then recovery in endurance run training.
An examination of anti-doping efforts made during 2016 in the trail and ultrarunning community.
Ian Torrence describes the purpose of and how to do gear-changing workouts.
Ian Torrence’s primer on federal-level public lands for trail runners.
Ian Torrence discusses race-specific training for different kinds of trail races and ultramarathons.
Six tests every runner should take to help monitor their health and well-being.
Ian Torrence discusses pacing, strategy, and recovery techniques for a multi-day stage race.
Ian Torrence explains how to train for a multi-day stage race.
Ian Torrence memorializes Oregon trail runner Todd Ragsdale who died while trail running in early 2016.
Ian Torrence describes how to use multiple new technologies for developing an accurate race-day ultramarathon pacing strategy.
Ian Torrence writes about what performance-enhancing drugs are and how they are used, the current known state of PED use in ultrarunning, and where anti-doping testing is occurring in the sport.
A discussion about sleep and athletic performance, including tips for better sleep.
Valuable tips on how to determine whether to and how much time to take off after running an ultramarathon.
A discussion about the importance of patience in trail and ultrarunning.