As this weekend’s Loon Mountain Race, world-class runners will line up alongside hundreds of other runners who may not have a shot at a prize but who will still be out there competing as hard as they can.
As a potter, Mike Tegart has made tens of thousands of mugs. But as a runner, the dozen or so mugs he recently created for the 2014 Loon Mountain Race are likely to stand out in his mind for years to come.
The eyes of the ultrarunning world will be on northern Vermont this weekend as the very first Catamount Ultramarathon kicks off early Saturday morning. What’s that? There’s a big race out in California?
Saturday will see the running of both the Mount Washington Road Race—where runners head up the highest peak in the Northeast—and Manitou’s Revenge Ultra—where runners throw themselves up one peak after another for mile after mile after mile.