The Western States 100 Race Profile: The King Of 100 Mile Races

The Western States 100 is the oldest 100-mile ultra trail race in the world. It is well-known for its history and challenging conditions including 18,000 feet of climbing and temperature swings from the blistering cold to triple-digit heat.  For almost five decades, Western States has been home to some of the sport’s most legendary competitions … Read more

Circumpolar Race Around the World (CRAW): The Virtual Global Relay Run

Leave it to Lazarus Lake, creator of the Barkley Marathons (arguably one of the toughest ultramarathons in the world) and the Backyard Ultra, to transform the idea of racing virtually into a years-long, team-based race around the world.    After the success of his four-month-long virtual Race Across Tennessee held during the summer of 2020, Lake … Read more