Not that long ago, it was pretty rare to see runners along the gnarly terrain of the White Mountains. But today trail running in the Whites has fully arrived. Doug Mayer discusses mountain running’s long journey.
A dedicated trail runner reviews a few of the benefits of a road marathon in beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine.
It was only a year ago that Emily Meehan ran her first trail race, and now she has completed all seven of the USATF-New England mountain running races and has her sights set on next year’s Mount Washington Road Race.
Justin Cole looks back at the Bretton Woods Fell Race and a season of running in the mountains of New England.
As she raced through Bear Brook State Park with her sister, Emily Biolsi realized that, while running had often served as her refugee, a place to seek solace, it could also be a profound shared experience.
As she came out of the woods at the Cranmore Hill Climb and saw a tall grass wall, Emily Meehan wondered if she’d been duped. Was this race, in fact, more difficult than the Loon Mountain Race she’d managed to survive only a couple of weeks prior?
Emily Meehan had Upper Walking Boss on her mind leading up to the Loon Mountain Race. It turned out that wasn’t even the toughest part of the 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.
Husband-and-wife duo Jon and Astrid Hoyt are running the Vermont 100 for the first time. They talk about how they prepared and what they’re excited about as the day approaches.
On the day after finishing third in the Mount Washington Road Race, Sage Canaday took on the Presidential Traverse.
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.
Whenever a runner friend mentions the Greylock Half Marathon, I always think, “Huh—why haven’t I done that one before?” And then I look at the date, and remember that it’s on Father’s Day.
Everyone is wrong. Hell is not an inferno below but a fiery hike up a mountain auto road.
The first three weekends in May offer trail runners a chance to test themselves on three tough courses.
Perhaps I have lost my mind due to the thin mountain air,” writes Emily Meehan, “but after Pack Monadnock I decided to use the rest of the series to experiment with my limits—both what they are and how far I am willing to push them.”