Published on 25 Aug 2015
This is an account of the Bigfoot 200 Endurance Run, a 205 mile point to point trail race starting at Mt. St. Helens in Washington state. It could be the toughest point to point foot race in North America. The terrain is unrelenting and brutal. The views are varied and panoramic. There is 50,000+ feet of climbing and about the same of descent. http://www.bigfoot200.com/
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Can anyone run a marathon? How do you run 26.2 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of group support, as NOVA shows when it follows 13 generally sedentary people through a training regimen designed to prepare them for an ultimate test of stamina and endurance. Produced in cooperation with the Boston Athletic Association®, which granted NOVA unprecedented access to the 111th Boston Marathon®, and Tufts University, “Marathon Challenge” takes viewers on a unique adventure inside the human body, tracking the physiological changes that exercise can bring about.
The film documents the trials and tribulations of these athletes as they run 135 miles through Death Valley in July and explores the motivations behind this seemingly masochistic contest.
A celebration of the perseverance of the human will beyond the limits of the human body.
Published on Jun 9, 2015
Running continuously for over 100 miles in mountain terrain takes a different kind of athlete—and a different kind of diet. Through years of training as an ultra runner, Timothy Olson has taught his body to become “fat-adapted,” using fat from animals and plants to fuel him through feats that seems superhuman. In this episode of FUEL, we examine how Timothy’s food regimen benefits his performance.by
Published on 29 Sep 2015
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On July 1st, 2015, Gary Robbins – a seasoned and winning ultrarunner – started at Longmire, in the shadow of Mount Rainier, and attempted to set the fastest known supported time around the Wonderland Trail. Kyle Skaggs’ record of 20 hours 53 minutes was always considered unbeatable. 93 miles, over 24,000ft of elevation gain, and record breaking heat. This day had it all. Could Gary step up to the challenge? Continue reading “WONDERLAND: Gary Robbins’ Run Around Rainier | The Ginger Runner”by
Amazing complete story of the Badwater first time experience through the eyes of Akos Konya, Gary Roberts, Anissa Roberts, Karsten Solheim. top ten from this year includes includes Scott Jurek, Charlie Engle, Ferg Hawke, David Goggins, Dean Karnazes, Monique Muhlen, and Stephane Pellisierby
Published on 10 Jan 2013
Many runners confuse being able to run a fast race with being healthy. But they aren’t the same. Continue reading “How Running Below Your Aerobic Threshold Can Help You Burn More Fat, Stay Healthy, and Run Faster”by
Ultra Runner Nikki Kimball takes on the 273-mile Long Trail. What drives someone to attempt such an incredible feat? Follow Nikki’s journey from its beginning to her actual record attempt through Vermont’s beautiful but brutal Green Mountains.by
Trail running is the perfect way to build applied core strength, cardiovascular endurance, aerobic power, agility, balance, and confidence in a pragmatic and natural environment. Free yourself from the roads and engage in a richer and more enduring experience. The program is perfect for running specialists, nordic skiers, adventure racers and multi-sport enthusiasts.by