2024 Transgrancanaria Classic 126k Results: Courtney Dauwalter Repeats and Raul Butaci Wins
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by Eszter Horanyi
17h ago
The post 2024 Transgrancanaria Classic 126k Results: Courtney Dauwalter Repeats and Raul Butaci Wins appeared first on iRunFar. At the stroke of midnight, on Saturday, February 24, more than 750 runners set out for the 2024 Transgrancanaria Classic 126k, the main event of the Transgrancanaria festival of races on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria off of the coast of Morocco. Traveling 78.3 miles (126 kilometers) of mountainous terrain from Las Palmas on the northern tip of the island to the southern end in Maspalomas, the race route offers up more than 22,300 feet (6,800 meters) of elevation ..read more
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Running For Different Goals
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by Andy Jones-Wilkins
2d ago
The post Running For Different Goals appeared first on iRunFar. Earlier this month I had the opportunity to run my first ultramarathon since October 2021. Due to a combination of injuries and life transitions, I had simply not been able to toe the line in an ultra for over two and half years. That all changed when I signed up for the Black Canyon 60k here in Arizona on February 11. Going into the event I knew I would be slow, but I really didn’t care. I was getting back out on the trail and doing what I loved and that is all that mattered. The day went very well. My injured parts behaved, and ..read more
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A Century in Sport: A Conversation With 100-Year-Old Parkrun Athlete, Colin Thorne
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by Sarah Brady
2d ago
The post A Century in Sport: A Conversation With 100-Year-Old Parkrun Athlete, Colin Thorne appeared first on iRunFar. New Zealand’s Colin Thorne recently completed his 175th Parkrun at the age of 100. Through his weekly commitment to his local Whangārei Parkrun, Thorne has become a celebrity. Parkruns are weekly, social 5-kilometer runs, which take place in more than 2,000 locations around the world. But the 5k is just one part of Thorne’s weekly exercise routine. He told iRunFar: “I go to the gym three times a week, and walk on the other days, and Saturday we have our Parkrun. I take Sunday ..read more
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Brooks Caldera 7 Review
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by Reese Ruland
3d ago
The post Brooks Caldera 7 Review appeared first on iRunFar. The Brooks Caldera 7 ($150) offers a compelling package for trail enthusiasts looking for a maximally cushioned shoe. The Brooks Caldera has long been cherished by trail runners in search of a maximal cushioned shoe for extended distance trail runs and races. I was a fan of the Brooks Caldera 5 myself. I appreciated its moderate cushioning and lightweight design, which struck a balance without being overly corrective. It quickly became my preferred choice for long distance runs. With a heel-to-toe drop of 6 millimeters, achieved via a ..read more
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Running for a Cause: ReNew Earth Running and the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition
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by Guest Writer
4d ago
The post Running for a Cause: ReNew Earth Running and the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition appeared first on iRunFar. [Editor’s Note: This Community Voices article was written by Sara Aranda of ReNew Earth Running.] Nestled within the San Juan Mountains of Colorado sits Lake City, population 430. Contrary to its name, the small town is filled with quaint houses, cemeteries, old outbuildings, historic churches, and cabins. There are railroad and mining histories; there are remnants of glacial carving and volcanic turbulence; and there are studies revealing Indigenous activity in the region as ..read more
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Ciele Apparel Review
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by Alli Hartz
5d ago
The post Ciele Apparel Review appeared first on iRunFar. Perhaps best known for their popular running and athletic hats, Ciele is a Certified B-Corp that makes athletic gear including hats and headwear, apparel, and co-branded items like socks and footwear with partners like Stance, Puma, Salomon, and more. For more than six months and through every variety of weather, I tested a collection of Ciele apparel including tights, shorts, tops, and a sports bra. Overall, these pieces are well-made, with recycled fabrics, aesthetic design details, and a true fit with a flattering silhouette. Below, I ..read more
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This Week In Running: February 19, 2024
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by Justin Mock
6d ago
The post This Week In Running: February 19, 2024 appeared first on iRunFar. Kia ora and pura vida, friends. We’ve got New Zealand, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, and West Virginia among the far off places in this week’s rundown. Tarawera by UTMB – Rotorua, New Zealand 102 Mile A field of 450 runners started the 102-mile run that totaled 17,946 feet of elevation gain. Konoka Azumi (Japan) led the women in 18:24. Chantelle Smith (Australia) and Chrissi Faber (Germany) were second and third in 19:55 and 21:15, respectively. Konoka Azumi, the 2024 Tarawera 100 Mile women’s winner ..read more
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2024 Tarawera by UTMB 102k Results: Kiwis Ruth Croft and Daniel Jones Take Home Wins
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by Guest Writer
1w ago
The post 2024 Tarawera by UTMB 102k Results: Kiwis Ruth Croft and Daniel Jones Take Home Wins appeared first on iRunFar. Many people who follow ultrarunning expected Ruth Croft (New Zealand) and Daniel Jones (New Zealand) to win the Tarawera by UTMB 102k on Saturday, February 17, in New Zealand. After all, the 2022 Western States 100 winner Croft’s last race was a dominant win at the Ultra-Trail Cape Town 100k this past November, and Jones, the defending champion, is coming off an impressive 2023 that included a 12th-place finish at UTMB and fifth-place finish at the Western States 100. C ..read more
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Digging Holes and Stopping Trains: The Need For Regular Recovery During Training
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by Zach Miller
1w ago
The post Digging Holes and Stopping Trains: The Need For Regular Recovery During Training appeared first on iRunFar. A few weeks ago, I fired up my bus in Colorado, and pointed it northwest for Oregon. Roughly two hours into the drive, I made a stop in Boulder to see some friends. Amongst them was my friend and teammate Moisés Jiménez. Moi had just recently moved to Boulder from France. I had hoped to share run with him when I arrived, but I got in too late for the scheduled run. Fortunately, I parked the bus in Boulder for the night and managed to meet up with him for a run the following ..read more
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REI Seasonal Sale: Save Up To 50% on Past-Season Running Clothing, Gear, and Shoes
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by Sponsored Post
1w ago
The post REI Seasonal Sale: Save Up To 50% on Past-Season Running Clothing, Gear, and Shoes appeared first on iRunFar. Whether you’re putting in winter miles for spring races or strength training at the gym, this REI seasonal sale is a great way to gear up. You’ll find big savings on running clothes, gym clothes, and of course, road and trail running shoes. Who knows, maybe one of your favorite pair of shoes from last season is marked down. Shop the REI Seasonal SaleShop REI Run and Fitness Deals The REI seasonal sale is underway. All images: REI Co-opPast-Season Footwear We found three tried ..read more
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