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Wakely Dam Ultra

What to do this weekend: 7/25/14

Things are a little quieter on the race front this weekend than last weekend, but in the Catskills, about 250 runners will be taking on one of the most challenging trail races around, the Escarpment Trail Run.

Justin Cole - Loon Mountain Race

A long day at the Loon Mountain Race

Justin Cole was familiar with Loon Mountain from skiing. Last weekend he got to approach the mountain from a very different perspective as he took on the challenge of the Loon Mountain Race.

2013 Loon Mountain Race

What to do this weekend: 7/4/14

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.

Ultra Celebrity

Ultra celebrity

Need some inspiration? Well, this probably isn’t the place to find it. But it’s a good reminder not to take running too seriously, and not a bad way to spend a few minutes on a Friday afternoon.

Manitou's Revenge Ultra

What to do this weekend: 6/27/14

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?

Eric Blake at the 2013 Mount Washington Road Race

What to do this weekend: 6/20/14

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.

Mount Washington

Normal runner times

If 2013 was the year of the fastest known time, we are declaring 2014 the year of the normal runner time.