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Kettle Moraine 100 Mile Endurance Run by NE Ohio Trail Club Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 5:27pm Last Sunday, Nick Billock became a member of the 100-mile club finishing his first at the Kettle Moraine 100 Mile Endurance Run held in Wisconsin. His finishing time was 25 hours and 39 minutes. Pictured above is the hardware...err kitchenware...that Nick and other finishers received. Nick's Race Report: Part 1 - Race Info Read on »
Live webcast coverage of the 2009 Western States 100 mile endurance run by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 27 Jun 2009 9:01pm After not being held last year because of California forest fires, the 2009 Western States 100 mile endurance run (one of North America's premier endurance tests) is back. This weekend hundreds of athletes and over 1500 volunteers are helping to make the race with the huge belt buckle prize possible. Click HERE for live webcast coverage of ... Read on »
American River 50 Mile Endurance Run by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 10:18pm Welcome to the American River 50 Mile Endurance Run. American River has become the second largest 50 miler in the United States. The race attracts both veterans and novices alike. Whether you are attempting your first 50 miler, seeking a personal record and or dreaming of a qualifier for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, this race is fo ... Read on »
Visceral fat burns early in endurance running by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 12:00am RSNA.org - A recent study in endurance running shows that most visceral fat burning from running occurs earlier in the running process than previously thought. The study data also led the researchers to put forth some cautions about endurance r ... Read on »
2012 Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run race report by RunningManz Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 2:43pm On Saturday I ran the Umstead 100 mile Endurance Run. It was my first 100 mile race ever.  But to accurately and fully write a recap of this race, I need to go back some beyond four days ago. Back to last June when I went to a Baltimore Road Runners Club picnic. It was there that I talked some with Serge Arbona, mostly about the races he’d done ... Read on »
Endurance Running and Testosterone by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:10pm Here's a study I saw a few weeks ago that I've been meaning to post about. Researchers hypothesized that prenatal testosterone exposure would lead to differences in physical development, which would then lead to differences in adult endurance performance. The study used a digit ratio, the ratio of the length of the second and fourth fingers, ... Read on »
2009 Western States Endurance Run -- I'm In by Will C. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:31pm It is now official. I just submitted my entry to the 2009 Western States 100 mile endurance run. Although I was guaranteed an automatic entry as a 2008 participant, I was required to accept or decline the 2009 automatic entry. I accepted, as I expect 90 percent or more of the other '08 participants will do. Who wouldn't accept after being shut ... Read on »
Sierra Nevada Endurance Runs by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 10:18pm Welcome to the Sierra Nevada Endurance Runs! The experienced race management team of Julie Fingar and Greg Soderlund are excited to host four events including a 12K, Trail Marathon, Double Marathon and 100K. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2009. All events will begin at Cavitt Junior High School located at 7200 ... Read on »
RR: 2009 Vermont 100 Mile Endurance Run by John Lacroix Posted Thu 01 Oct 2009 2:12pm Chariots Of Fire - Vangelis The above song, Chariots of Fire, echos through the damp morning air. The sun yet to rise, as runners mill about making their finally preparations towards the adventure of a lifetime. A chance to see Vermont's Charm up close and personal. To hear it, see it, smell it... it beckons to them. It call ... Read on »
Training for the Burning River 100 Mile Endurance Run by Mark Tichinel Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 6:07am Today seems to be as good of day as any to start training for the Burning River 100 Mile endurance run. While research has started and changes to normal weekly running plan has already been been made - today is the official start. The basis will be run as often as possible at a slower speed. A few other focus areas. 1) Fast walking uphil ... Read on »