Training

Tips for Busy Ultrarunners
Tips for Busy Ultrarunners
on November 16, 2021

Robbie Britton, ultrarunner and author of “1001 Running Tips,” shares some tips for busy ultrarunners.


Winter Training: Making This Your Most Effective Off-Season Yet
on November 21, 2013

A look at how to have an effective running off season.


Kerrie Bruxvoort Pre-2013 Speedgoat 50k Interview
Kerrie Bruxvoort Pre-2013 Speedgoat 50k Interview
on July 26, 2013

An interview with Kerrie Bruxvoort before the 2013 Speedgoat 50k.


Your Ultra-Training Bag of Tricks: Sprint-Based, Hill, and Predictor Workouts
Your Ultra-Training Bag of Tricks: Sprint-Based, Hill, and Predictor Workouts
on August 7, 2012

How, when, and why to include sprint-based, hill, and predictor workouts in your ultramarathon training.


Your Ultra-Training Bag of Tricks: Speed-Based Workouts
Your Ultra-Training Bag of Tricks: Speed-Based Workouts
on July 3, 2012

Why and how to use speed-based workouts in your ultramarathon training.



It's Time To Run Your First Ultramarathon!
It's Time To Run Your First Ultramarathon!
on September 17, 2009

Folks, I apologize for the slow week on iRunFar. After pacing at and covering the Wasatch 100 last Friday, I


A Plea to Dean Karnazes – Take a Break!
on August 30, 2009

[Update: While the below is a sincere plea to Mr. Karnazes, the broader purpose of the post is to highlight


Runners, New Activities, and Injury
on May 5, 2009

As runners, we tend to be pretty confident in our physical fitness … and we should be. Many of us


Food for Marathon des Sables
on March 23, 2009

A sample nutritional plan for running the Marathon des Sables.


Heat Acclimation for Runners: A Coach’s Analysis
on February 26, 2009

Trail runners and ultramarathoners are groups that like to take on challenges. The tougher, the better, right? In a quest