Mario Mendoza is a trail runner, coach, and pastor who has made it his life work to support others and their goals.
An in-depth review of the Brooks Catamount 2.
The World Mountain and Trail Running Championships will take place in Spain in 2025, welcoming 1,700 athletes from 70 countries.
A dedication to the late Pete Reed, by his wife and former iRunFar editor, Alex Potter.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 29, 2023.
AJW’s thoughts on staying in the moment while preparing for a big goal race.
A profile of global fitness community November Project.
An in-depth review of women’s Smartwool apparel.
iRunFar’s guide to the best maternity workout clothes.
A race report by Lydia Thomson, the women’s winner of the 2023 Tjörnarparen Trail Ultra 50 Mile in Sweden.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 22, 2023.
Finland’s Satu Lipiäinen takes the women’s 12-hour world record to over 153 kilometers/95 miles (to be confirmed).
A groups of ultrarunners chase melting glaciers in Glacier National Park — but it’s not all doom and gloom.
Zach Miller imparts some advice about racing selectively and sustainably.
Save on off-road running now through Memorial Day during the REI Anniversary Sale. Some shoes are already discounted and REI Co-op members can use a coupon code to save 20% on full-price shoes.
A profile of ultrarunner, lawyer, and coach Nicole Bitter.
Sabrina Little’s thoughts on accountability in running — on both good days and bad.
An in-depth review of the New Balance Fresh Foam X Hierro v7.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 15, 2023.
Results from the 2023 Zegama-Aizkorri Marathon, held in Basque Country, Spain won by Manuel Merillas and Daniela Oemus.
Lithuania’s Aleksandr Sorokin sets a new 100-kilometer world record of 6:05:35 on May 14, 2023.
These are the iRunFar team’s picks for the best ultralight tents and tarps for fastpacking.
An update on the restoration of the Western States Trail ahead of the 2023 Western States 100.
Hannah Green writes about some of her favorite secret trails.
The launch of the “Shortneys” — Courtney Dauwalter’s iconic running shorts are now available for purchase.
The joy to be found in a return to pleasurable running after a prolonged tough stretch.
Check out iRunFar’s picks for the best water purification devices for trail runners and ultrarunners.
Joe Uhan imparts running advice he would give to his younger self.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 8, 2023.
Results from the 2023 Transvulcania Ultramarathon by UTMB run in La Palma, Spain.
Results from the 2023 Cocodona 250 Mile in Arizona, where Michael McKnight delivered a huge comeback and Sarah Ostaszewski leveled up for first place.
AJW recounts his experience of volunteering at the 2023 Cocodona 250 Mile, and what it is that makes 200-plus-mile races different from other ultramarathons.
A history of and commentary on the women’s and men’s 48-hour world records.
A profile of Kim Levinsky, founder of Sassquad Trail Running, in New Jersey.
An in-depth review of the Mizuno Wave Mujin 9.
How to prepare to successfully run downhill in an ultramarathon.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 1, 2023.
Results from the 2023 USATF Mountain Running Championships, held at the Sunapee Scramble in New Hampshire.
Results of the 2023 Canyons by UTMB 100k and 100 Mile.
Results of the 2023 USATF Vertical Mountain Championships at the Sunapee Scramble in New Hampshire.
Results from the 2023 Marathon des Sables in the Sahara Desert in Morocco.
AJW celebrates his first run back after a long period of injury.
After nine prior victories, Rachid El Morabity has withdrawn from the 2023 Marathon des Sables after receiving a time penalty for outside assistance.
A profile of the trail running program at the Western Colorado University.
A breakdown of the different ranking systems for mountain runners, ultrarunners, and trail runners.
iRunFar’s feature article about the 2022 Snowman Race in Bhutan.
An in-depth review of the Altra Lone Peak 7.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for April 24, 2023.
Results of the 2023 Madeira Island Ultra-Trail.
Zach Miller writes about working on weaknesses in running, and ignoring the voices in your head that tell you you are not built for this sport.
iRunFar reviews the best GPS watches for running from Coros, Suunto, Garmin, and Wahoo.
A profile of world champion trail runner Jon Albon.
An in-depth review of the The North Face Summit Vectiv Sky.
Sabrina Little’s thoughts on some of the moral considerations of entering into a contract with a running brand.
A poem about running, come rain or shine.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for April 17, 2023.
A profile of Sidónio Freitas, race director of the Maderia Island Ultra-Trail.
Hannah Green dreams of injury-free days.
An in-depth review two bras in the Sweat and Milk Venice sports bras line.
Physiotherapist Joe Uhan’s advice on identifying and rectifying neuromuscular inhibition.
This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for April 10, 2023.
Results from the 2023 Lake Sonoma 50 Mile won by Drew Holmen and Erin Clark.
Here are the best ultralight sleeping pads for fastpacking available today.