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Pa’lante Packs Joey Review

A review of the Pa’lante Packs Joey fastpack.

Extreme Weather and Terrain: A Trail Runner’s How-To

A how-to on managing severe weather and terrain written for newer trail runners.

This Week In Running: May 23, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 23, 2022.

Best Fastpacks of 2022

After over a year of testing, here’s the iRunFar team’s guide to the best fastpacks of 2022.

Watch Sage Canaday “Start Over,” Return to Racing After Scary Illness

In the film “Starting Over,” you can watch Sage Canaday recover from pulmonary emboli to compete in ultras again first-hand.

Better Than Best

A thoughtful piece about training and never being fully satisfied with one’s own performance.

Altra Lone Peak 6 Review

An in-depth video review of the Altra Lone Peak 6.

The Bob Graham 24-Hour Club

The first in a series of articles about off-road running communities around the world.

Transcendence in Sport

An article about spirituality and running.

Participate in This Trail Running and Ultrarunning Fueling Study

This research study seeks to better understand how issues surrounding proper fueling and running performance converge.

What We Know (And Don’t Know) About Menstruation and Endurance Running

The science of how the menstrual cycle affects training and racing in endurance running.

Patrycja Bereznowska Sets 48-Hour World Record

Poland’s Patrycja Bereznowska set a new 48-hour world record by running 403.32 kilometers (250.611 miles) over the weekend.

This Week In Running: May 16, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 16, 2022.

Run Show Chicago Ticket Giveaway

Get free entry into The Run Show Chicago on June 4 and 5, 2022.

The Trail Ultra Project: Have Your Say in the Story of North American and British Off-Road Endurance Running

Take part in this new study on the trail running communities and cultures of North America and Britain.

John Kelly Says New Wainwrights Speed Record Was Never About the Record

American John Kelly set a speed record on England’s Wainwrights Round in May with a time of five days, 12 hours, and 14 minutes.

Turning Up the Heat: Coping With the Mental Strain of Racing in Heat

In addition to physically training for the heat, you can also prepare for the mental challenges of running in it.

Best Running Sunglasses of 2022

Here are the iRunFar editorial team’s picks for the best running sunglasses.

The Darkroom: Hiking the Grand Canyon

Hannah Green’s thoughts on hiking the Grand Canyon.

Race Cancellations: The New Permanent Reality

What we can all do in the face of race cancellations.

This Week In Running: May 9, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 9, 2022.

Austria Lands 2023 World Mountain and Trail Running Championships

In a “difficult” decision, a joint committee awarded the 2023 WMTRC to Tyrol, Austria. Runners will compete from Innsbruck streets to alpine ridges.

2022 Cocodona 250 Mile Results: Gold for Joe McConaughy and Annie Hughes

Results from the 2022 Cocodona 250 Mile in Arizona, which was won by Joe McConaughy and Annie Hughes.

A Vision for the Future: Western States 100’s New Mission Statement

AJW dives deep into the Western States 100’s new mission statement.

A Life on the Trail: A Profile of Magi Scallion

A profile of Canadian ultrarunner, trail running mentor, and entrepreneur Magi Scallion.

Running Home: Michael Wardian Begins His Run Across America

Michael Wardian is running across America to raise money for World Vision.

On Cloudultra Review

An in-depth review of the On Cloudultra.

Donuts, Dirt, and Epic Trail Running: The Launch of the Mammoth Trail Fest

The inaugural Mammoth Trail Fest will take place in September, 2022.

Trailhead Vehicles: Writing New Stories With Tessa Chesser

Tessa Chesser says her van allows her to write new stories and remember what’s important about life.

This Week In Running: May 2, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for May 2, 2022.

Help Jacky Hunt-Broersma and RXBAR Raise Money for Amputee Blade Runners Nonprofit

RXBAR is matching up to $104,000 in donations made to the blade runner’s GoFundMe by the end of May 1, 2022.

One Upside of the Commercialization of Trail Running

Here’s a place in trail running and ultrarunning where community and commercialization do coexist.

Blade Runner and Cancer Surviver Jacky Hunt-Broersma Runs 102 Marathons in 102 Days, Sets Record

Ultrarunner Jacky Hunt-Broersma sets a record by running 102 marathons in 102 days.

Skechers GoRun Razor Trail Review

An in-depth review of the Skechers GoRun Razor Trail.

Adventure Run: Watch Fernanda Maciel and Kaytlyn Gerbin Run “Hielo”

Patagonia’s “La Vuelta al Hielo” is a notorious route. This film follows Fernanda Maciel and Kaytlyn Gerbin as they attempt it in a single push.

Looking Forward: An Interview With Aleksandr Sorokin About His 100k World Record

An interview with Aleksandr Sorokin about his 100-kilometer world record run at the 2022 Centurion Running Track 100 Mile.

A Trail Runner’s Guide to Sharing the Trail With Wildlife

Use this guide to respect and be safe around wild animals while trail running.

Scott Kinabalu RC 2.0 Review

An in-depth review of the Scott Kinabalu RC 2.0.

Aroa Sio Post-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

An interview with Aroa Sio after her third-place finish at the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

This Week In Running: April 25, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for April 25, 2022.

Jared Hazen Post-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

An interview (with transcript) with Jared Hazen after his third-place finish at the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

David Sinclair Post-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

An interview (with transcript) with David Sinclair after his second-place finish at the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Leah Yingling Post-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

An interview (with transcript) with Leah Yingling after her second-place finish at the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Jazmine Lowther, 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Champion, Interview

An interview (with transcript) with Jazmine Lowther after her win of the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Adam Peterman, 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Champion, Interview

An interview (with transcript) with Adam Peterman after his win of the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Results

Results from the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

2022 Madeira Island Ultra-Trail Results: Event Records for Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter

Results from the 2022 Madeira Island Ultra-Trail, a 115-kilometer race held on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Aleksandr Sorokin Sets 100k World Record in 6:05:41

Lithuania’s Aleksandr Sorokin sets a new 100-kilometer world record of 6:05:41 on April 23, 2022.

Ryan Miller Pre-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

A video interview (with transcript) with Ryan Miller before the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Unforgettable Moments in Ultrarunning: 1994 Leadville 100 Mile

How the Tarahumara and Ann Trason changed the sport of ultrarunning at the 1994 Leadville 100 Mile.

Ladia Albertson-Junkans Pre-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

A video interview (with transcript) with Ladia Albertson-Junkans before the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Anna Mae Flynn Pre-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

A video interview (with transcript) with Anna Mae Flynn before the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Tim Freriks Pre-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

A video interview (with transcript) with Tim Freriks before the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Brittany Peterson Pre-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

A video interview (with transcript) with Brittany Peterson before the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Saucony Peregrine 12 Review

An in-depth video review of the Saucony Peregrine 12.

Adam Peterman Pre-2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Interview

A video interview (with transcript) with Adam Peterman before the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Live Coverage

iRunFar’s live coverage of the 2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k.

Character and Competition

Sabrina Little wonders about the character we can build through competing with others.

Is Your Overtraining Syndrome Really Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport?

Scientists have a new understanding of the similarities and differences between overtraining syndrome and relative energy deficiency in sport.

2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Women’s Preview

An in-depth preview of the 2022 The Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB 100k women’s race.

2022 Canyons by UTMB 100k Men’s Preview

An in-depth preview of the 2022 The Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB 100k men’s race.

This Week In Running: April 18, 2022

This Week In Running’s trail and ultra recap for April 18, 2022.