UROY: How Big Is Your Running Award?

Tim:  What a year of racing so far. American ultrarunning has experienced globalization in its biggest events and narrow perceptions have been peeled wide open. It all seemingly began with Salomon surging to a convincing men’s and women’s sweep at last year’s North Face Endurance Challenge Championship in San Francisco, thus earning the $20,000 prize …

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Weekend Wrap at Inside Trail (Sept 23-25)

Though Inside Trail's passion lies with off-road competition and adventure, we cannot overlook outstanding performances in our cousin sport, road racing.  First, congratulations to Lizzy Hawker in her jaw-dropping run at the 2011 Commonwealth Mountain and Ultra Distance Running Championships 24 hour race in Llandudno (North Wales).  Just four weeks after winning the grueling UTMB, Lizzy …

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Inside Trail Commentary

A check of the “local” blog-o-shpere reveals a couple of soft pours.  If you like what a tavern usually serves, then it’s your obligation to notify the patronage, even the management, when there’s a miss.  Geoff Roes says this year has been his most enjoyable year of running.  Andy Jones-Wilkins is asking for comments about …

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2011 WMRC and IAU 100k World Championships

Inside Trail had to endure a massive power outage yesterday, hence delaying our little preview of some championship racing this weekend.  We apologize; and we are certainly waiting for SDG&E’s apology for what was a pretty frightening incident and realization that “the grid” is as stable as some countries’ chances at this weekend’s 27thWorld Mountain …

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