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Nick Clark, elite ultra runner – a dailymile community interview

Recently, I had the opportunity to conduct an email interview with elite ultra runner, Nick Clark. Nick is a Pearl Izumi sponsored athlete making a bit of a splash in the ultra running world. Having proven his abilities in a range of road and trail races over the last several years, he made his 100 mile debut at the Bighorn Trail 100 in 2009 with a second place finish. He continued to put up impressive numbers at a range of … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon responds to registration worries

Reposted It’s all abuzz in the running community this morning, the Boston Athletic Association will be changing their registration process and eventually making changes to their qualifying times. Over the past two years, the Boston Marathon has sold out, this year in a number of hours. In 2012, the BAA will institute rolling admission for qualifiers with the fastest runners being allowed to enter first. The field will be filled with the fastest of all qualifiers. Then, in 2013, the … Continue reading

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Run light and smooth: an interview with “Born to Run” star, Caballo Blanco

When Logan H. (aka Unarunner) first approached me about doing an interview with Caballo Blanco I thought, “how the hell am I gonna find that guy, didn’t it take months for Chris McDougall to find him?” I voiced my concern to Logan and he replied, “isn’t that what Facebook is for?” And wouldn’t ya know it, Caballo Blanco and I became fast Facebook friends. However, the stories of Caballo going sans internet for months at a time are true. I … Continue reading

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Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run

It’s with great excitement that I get to introduce our guest author today, Steve Pero. Steve has a long history with ultra marathons, and has many plus 26.2 distance races under his belt. But perhaps the most dangerous, exhilarating, ambitious, and therefore most fun ultramarathon of them all is the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run. It’ll probably embarrass him to know that I’ve read about his ultramarathon career on several blogs as well as in the book Running Through the … Continue reading

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Featured dailymiler: Running Podcaster Raymond King

I have an on-again, off-again relationship with running podcasts. Sometimes I really enjoy listening to them on runs, other times I prefer music, and sometimes I just prefer to just run sans-headphones and enjoy the sounds of my surroundings. Lately, one podcast has been a weekly must-listen for me – it’s a show called Geeks in Running Shoes. Hosted by Raymond King and Jason Kehl, the show tells the story of two self-proclaimed geeks as they navigate their way through … Continue reading

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Martin P’s Photo Album

I know Martin P. because his name tops off my leader board every week. Take a look at his training stream and you’ll see why. Martin is running 250 marathons in 2010 to raise $250,000 for Right to Play, benefiting children all over the world. Martin does most of his runs near his house in Calgary, but also does a few marathons around the states. As you can imagine, he sees a lot of funny stuff along the way and … Continue reading

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Meet a dailymiler: Greg S.

I’m hoping this post will begin a new series here on the dailymile Community Blog. While dailymile workout updates are fantastic for keeping up with the fitness-related lives of our friends, sometimes I find myself wanting to know a little more about the people that I have befriended here. Recently I discovered a series of posts by Greg S. on his blog, Predawn Runner, in which he interviewed fellow dailymilers Brian A., Brendan M., Susan D., and Nils A. – … Continue reading

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