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Endurance Runner, Sarah Talley, Tells Her Story of Globetrotting and How Running is What Keeps Her Grounded

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May 3, 2015
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Endurance Runner Sarah Talley Tells Her Story of Globetrotting and How Running Is What Keeps Her Grounded
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Beware of the Yeti: A Story of the Arrowhead 135

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April 3, 2015
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Beware of the Yeti The Arrowhead 135 – Legend of the Northwoods By Harvey Lewis There is a legend and mystique to the Arrowhead 135. In the far northern stretches of Minnesota, just below the Canadian border, athletes have descended annually in the dead of winter upon International Falls, otherwise known as “Frostbite Falls”,...
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Mar/Apr Issue of Endurance Racing Magazine

March 15, 2015
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Newbies: We Heard You The magazine was fortunate to receive emails from some of our subscribers telling us what they want. And what they want is more information on training – especially for new endurance runners. This month, we feature articles from veteran athletes with a lot of races and experience under their belts (shoes?). These athletes – Jeni Goodwin,...
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ERM Goes to Print

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January 27, 2015
ERM Goes to Print

Team: After managing this magazine for the past few years I want to give folks an opportunity to buy issues and print them. Please read this post carefully: We have not designed our past issues for print. Let me repeat: We have not designed our past issues for print (they were designed and maximized...
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Quote of the Month

January 4, 2015
Quote of the Month

Mari Chandler, 38 of Lake Tahoe, NV, is an adventure racer who has literally carved her path in the sport. Chandler currently races on three adventure racing teams (Team Tecnu, Dart Nuun and Team Bones) – three of the top four teams in the U.S. She has travelled the world and loves every minute...
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Movies: 500 miles in 47 days in 26 national parks

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December 22, 2014
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Documentary on 500 miles in 47 days in 26 national parks for 20 amazing minutes on trail running. This 20-minute short documentary offers a total immersion from the double crossing of the Grand Canyon to the volcanic areas of Yellowstone stepping by the lunar landscapes of Arches. Between the bears in Sequoia, the snowed...
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November/December Issue 2014: The Anvil Races at Lake Anna

December 2, 2014
November/December Issue 2014: The Anvil Races at Lake Anna

Editor’s Letter Coming Full Circle By Alix J. Shutello This issue is special to me. After three years of covering the Double, Triple and Quintuple Anvil races in Lake Anna, Virginia, I feel as if I was indoctrinated into a small community of superstars that are so unique in their athletic ability that it...
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Welcome to Endurance Racing Magazine

November 15, 2014
Welcome to Endurance Racing Magazine

Welcome to Endurance Racing Magazine (ERM). This magazine is published bi-monthly and covers local, regional and international news, features, and athlete profiles. We also provide articles from well known athletes, trainers and coaches who provide coaching, training, and performance-based advice. ERM started in 2000. It is a subscription-based magazine. All proceeds go toward supporting...
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September/October 2014 Issue of Endurance Racing Magazine

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September 10, 2014
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Welcome to the Sept/Oct 2014 Issue of Endurance Racing Magazine If you would like to purchase a membership or subscription to ERM, click here.   All current subscribers will get their sign in code via email. This issue was a lot of fun to produce. First of all, I was given the opportunity to...
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Philly Cycling Classic: Parx Casino Continues Bid for Endurance Racing

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August 27, 2014
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Parx Casino Continues Bid for Endurance Racing Philly Cycling Classic Concludes Its Second Year Philadelphia has always been at the forefront of cycling in the United States, but the 2013 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic promised to revolutionize the local cycling scene and “bring renewed energy, fresh ideas and passionate leadership to start a new tradition...
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Dick and Rick Hoyt – Not Retired, Exactly

August 17, 2014
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My friend, Evan and I had a dream about 20 years ago to run the New Balance Falmouth Road Race every year until infinity, but life and the race lottery got in the way. Over the past few years, we’ve been able to run together again twice. This year, I went at it alone...
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Not Yet On the Podium: Managing A Race That Was Not Meant To Be

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July 22, 2014
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  Pain, ache, discomfort, irritation, distress, soreness. Disappointment, displeasure, disenchantment, frustration, regret. I trained 13 months for my most recent Ironman race. It was a great first 8 months:  I was down from 197 to 166 pounds;  my climbing on the bike was comfortable; I ran a 5K race averaging 7:45 per mile. I...
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Product Review: Top Watches for Endurance Athletes

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July 22, 2014
Product Review: Top Watches for Endurance Athletes

Whether you happen to be a Saturday morning jogger or a fervent marathon veteran, GPS watches provide an invaluable service. In addition to accumulating a live stream of facts and figures, such as speed and heart rate, these devices allow you to evaluate data and monitor your running evolution (pardon the poor pun). Undoubtedly,...
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State Trooper Larry West Will Run the Boston Marathon to Support Kids with Cancer

March 11, 2014
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State Trooper Larry West Will Run the Boston Marathon to Support Kids with Cancer By Alix Shutello After mistakenly running off-course in his second marathon, state trooper Larry West ran just short of 28 miles. The race director of the Gusher marathon in Beaumont, Texas proclaimed, “You just ran your first ultra.” And from...
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Monthly Column: Not Yet on the Podium

March 11, 2014

Not Yet on the Podium By Earl Furfine Hi, Endurance Racing fans. I trust everyone is getting ready for a great season. I have just completed this year’s first century ride, the MS Breakaway from Miami to Key Largo, in preparation for Ironman Texas. A very well-run ride: 100 miles completed Day 1 and...
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Christine Couldrey: Quintuple Triathlon Finisher

March 11, 2014
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Christine Couldrey: Quintuple Triathlon Finisher  Having last been in the U.S. to compete in the Lake Anna Triple Triathlon, Christine decided a 9-year lag was enough…and back to the U.S. she came, to do the Quintuple Triathlon  – and prove to herself that she could do it. By Alix Shutello Christine Couldrey is addicted...
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Julia Pollock: Adventure Racing as a Lifestyle

February 26, 2014
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Julia Pollock: Adventure Racing as a Lifestyle By Yuhan Xu Julia Pollock had been a competitive swimmer since the age of five. After graduating college, she became interested in adventure racing – and she has since participated in nearly 100 races, including Endorphin Fix, Mega Dose, Beast of the East, Odyssey One Day, Primal...
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Jay Markiewicz: Inner Competitor® Training, Part 1

January 22, 2014
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Mental ability, also referred to as mental toughness, can be confusing and difficult to define, and is complicated by how elusive it is to train to improve. Yet mental ability is paramount to an athlete and is an area that requires focus in order to improve overall performance.
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Triathlete Mom Debra Hodgett Releases New Book

August 28, 2013
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TRIATHLETE MOM, DEBRA HODGETT, RELEASES NEW BOOK, “TRI-MOM,” AND PROVES THAT IT REALLY IS POSSIBLE TO RUN, SWIM, AND BIKE YOUR WAY THROUGH MOTHERHOOD WITHOUT SACRIFICING HARMONY IN THE FAMILY—OR YOUR SANITY! Chicago, Illinois, May 15th, 2013…Debra Hodgett—wife, mother of teen boys, multi-sport athlete, and recipient of the USAT All-American Award—has...
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The Ironman Newbie: Vicki Chernin

May 17, 2013
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Vicki Chernin, of Boca Raton, Fla., is a 53-year-old grandmother and an active Ironman athlete. She tells her story of going from overweight to fit while caring for her grandchildren and shares how she morphed into a triathlete in her 50s. I did my first full Ironman in Kentucky in August 2012. There was...
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Not Yet on the Podium

May 17, 2013
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By Earl M. Furfine It is a great thrill for me to be added to the Endurance Racing Magazine family. As a 7-time entrepreneur, 30-time triathlete, 2-time Ironman and 1-time Chesapeake Bay Swimmer, I hope to be able to bring a new and interesting perspective to the “Everyday Gal or Guy” who races for...
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Smart Eating: Crystal Witte, Dietitian and All-Around Ironwoman

May 17, 2013
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Fighting fad diets and donning running shoes in the nick of time, this food-fitness guru guides you on the path to smart eating for fast racing. By Chelsea H. Bryan Crystal Witte, R.D., is a dietitian at Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center in Newport News, Va., and an Ironman triathlete. She’s competed in 4...
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Daniel Ballin, Ironman Triathlete, on Nutrition for Athletes

May 8, 2013
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An administrator from Riverside Health Systems talks racing, lifestyle and fuel. Chelsea H. Bryan A family man through highs and lows testifies that no amount of rigid discipline, smart training or executive-level planning can prepare an Ironman triathlete for the emotions, challenges and surprises of a race. ERM: What turn of events led you...
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Muscle Recovery – Reducing Muscle and Immune Stress

March 17, 2013
Muscle Recovery – Reducing Muscle and Immune Stress

There are four components of muscle recovery: restoring fluid and electrolytes, replenishing glycogen, reducing muscle and immune stress, and rebuilding muscle protein. Reducing Muscle and Immune Stress In the long-term, sports training strengthens muscles and the immune system. However, individual workouts damage muscles and can temporarily suppress immune system function. Every athlete has experienced muscles soreness...
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New Product Announcement: Stronger Faster Healthier (SFH) is excited to announce new and improved omega-3 oils for 2013

February 7, 2013
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Media Release SFH Announces Three New Products for 2013 A mo re concentrated Omega-3 oil, Omega-3 + Vitamin D and Pet Omega-3 + MCT January 31, 2013 | Warren, Maine Stronger Faster Healthier (SFH) is excited to announce new and improved omega-3 oils for 2013. Additions to the line include a significantly increased potency to...
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BioGenix’s Founder, Speaks on Athletic Optimization

February 4, 2013
BioGenix’s Founder, Speaks on Athletic Optimization

Hydration, and our ability to maintain a healthy balance in hydration, is something athletes traditionally focus on during the actual training session. Dr. Corrado Cultrera and his constituents believe hydration should happen months in advance, and that the BioGenix Sports Optimization system helps. Dr. Corrado, president and founder of BioGenix Sports Optimization, and his...
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The Snowshoe Issue

January 21, 2013
The Snowshoe Issue

Enjoy the Snowshoe Issue! All subscribers have received their link to the digital edition. HTML links to articles are coming soon.
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Raise Money for a Cause

December 3, 2012
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Editor’s Letter: ERM 2012 Nov/Dec Edition

November 18, 2012
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It’s a wrap! Yes, this issue concludes the first year of ERM’s existence as a magazine! I’m thrilled to say a lot has changed. As you can see, this issue actually looks like a real magazine. That is because it the content and images were designed and laid out by a real designer, Renee...
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BioGenix Sports Optimization

October 29, 2012
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WHO IS FUELING YOUR GAME? BioGenix Sports Optimization is a high performance sports supplement company that prides itself on developing formulations that are specific to the performance needs of athletes. BioGenix formulations are designed to optimize the physiology that drives performance by nourishing these systems at cellular and intracellular levels. Our products address concerns...
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Sarah Haskins, Olympic Triathlete

September 29, 2012
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Sarah Haskins, 31, shows no sign of slowing down. On July 14, 2012, she won the Life Time Fitness Minneapolis Triathlon – beating the course record by 8 seconds and making this her 25th win in her 8-year career as a professional triathlete. This year, Haskins has a total of 11 races on her...
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Team USA’s Lisa Buohler has been given a second chance.

September 29, 2012
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By Alix Shutello Lisa Buohler, the number 1 ranked female duathlete in the US, went out on her bike one day and didn’t come back. After being hit by an SUV traveling 60 MPH, Buohler woke up in the hospital with multiple spinal fractures, a lacerated liver, a fractured sternum, fractures in her foot,...
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Love on the Trail: Endurance Couples – Brady and Dr. Shawna Wentlandt

September 29, 2012
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Endurance Racing Magazine asked for couples who both compete in endurance distance racing to tell their story. Brady and Dr. Shawna Wentlandt came forward. ERM asked just two basic questions. Here are their answers! ERM:  How did you juggle training schedules? Talk about when it both worked for and against you. Brady: I train...
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Michele Santilhano—DECA IRON finisher

September 29, 2012
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South African–born Michele Santilhano, who works as a Registered Nurse at Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital in California and who has specialized in children’s cancer nursing, completed the Euroman Deca Ironman in 2012. ERM: How do you have time to train and compete in these epic distance races? Santilhano: My athletic endurance activities are done...
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Caroline Brosius—Endurance Kayaker

September 29, 2012
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Caroline Brosius is an internationally recognized distance kayaker who has competed in some of the world’s most epic global races. Her sports endeavors have taken her throughout the US and Hawaii as well as to Canada, Panama, New Zealand and China. I grew up racing sailboats; my dad built kayaks for his Scout Troop...
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Ghislain Marechal: Double Enduroman

September 16, 2012
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Alan Macpherson was a crew member for Ghislain Mare?chal, who competed in the Double Enduroman UK. The Double Enduroman consists of a 4.8-mile swim, a 232-mile cycle ride and a 52-mile run. Ghislain Marechal was unknown to me until I learned he was competing in the inaugural Ultraman UK Triathlon (UMUK), held in Snowdonia,...
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Becoming an ultra athlete

July 29, 2012
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Let Your Fear Fuel Your Dreams – A Race Report About a year ago Dr. Shawna Wentlandt became an ultra runner. She and her husband, Brady Wentlandt have been endurance athletes a little over a year now. Both crewed for Ed Ettinghausen for his second Badwater. Dr. Wentlandt’s blog, Dr. Shawna Runs, is well-written....
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Morton Takes Badwater

July 17, 2012
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July 17, 2012 Today, Mike Morton did something he alluded to over the phone a few months ago (see article). He told me he planned to do well at the Badwater Ultramarathon. His friends, who I interviewed for the May/June issue of Endurance Racing Magazine, believed he’d take the first place prize. He did not dissapoint....
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Ironman South Africa

July 4, 2012
Laura Watson

 British athlete, Laura Watson, gives a wonderful account of her second Ironman. Through pre-race crashes to a potential cancellation and swimming through freezing waters, Watson persevered. Ironman South Africa By Laura Watson Crashing was not part of the pre-race week plan. I had been training for Ironman South Africa, my second Ironman. Five days...
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Getting the Right Nutrition and the Nutrition Right during Endurance Cycling Races

June 13, 2012
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By Christopher J. Draper, RD, LDN, CSCS I was done listening to my body. During the 2011 Ultraman World Championships held on Big Island, HI, I was miserable on the ascent of the Kohala Mountain Pass. Having already cycled 160 or so miles, I was climbing against a 50+ mph headwind – and mentally,...
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Improving Life During and After Cancer With Running

June 13, 2012
Improving Life During and After Cancer With Running

By David Haas A diagnosis of mesothelioma, breast cancer or any other form of cancer is always frightening. The treatments can seem scary, and the worries that arise due to the treatment options can make the treatment even harder. Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer of any type should consider adding running to...
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Using FITT to get (or stay) fit

June 13, 2012
Brett Daniels

By Brett Daniels I am often asked, “What kind of training program should I follow to get into shape?” or “How can I improve on my fitness?” By simply following the FITT principle, you can do both. FITT stands for Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type. Frequency, or how often you train, is important for...
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Top 10 Techniques for Better Swimming

June 13, 2012
Joanna K. Chodorowska, BA, NC

Joanna K. Chodorowska, BA, NC Most people struggle with swimming unless they have been swimming since childhood. And even those who swam as children tend to find it challenging when they return to the pool some 30 years later! Why is swimming so hard? Well, it does not have to be! Here are a...
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Commentary: On SavageMan

June 13, 2012
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By Tara Norton SavageMan is perfectly named: This race is truly savage. In fact, this race is actually way beyond savage! I won SavageMan in its inaugural year and, whenever possible, I add it to my season race calendar. It is by far my favourite half-Iron distance race, for a number of reasons. First,...
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NEWS: Five pre-ride checks every cyclist should learn during National Bike Month

May 20, 2012
NEWS: Five pre-ride checks every cyclist should learn during National Bike Month

Five pre-ride checks every cyclist should learn during National Bike Month Former elite racer says small issues can result in big problems when left unattended    Champaign, IL–May is National Bike Month. A month celebrated with bike-to-work weeks, bike-walk weeks and activities to encourage people to start cycling. But of the over 44.7 million people...
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Feature: Ferg Hawke, The Running Man

May 17, 2012
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By Alix Shutello In four years, Ferg Hawke went from fat to fit to famous. He’s renown for his epic 2nd place finishes at Badwater, a record-breaking finish at the Marathon De Sables and has competed in hundreds of races including Western States and other international races. Now, after a few years off, he’s...
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Commentary: Badwater

April 25, 2012
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Badwater is hot. And I mean temperature hot, but it’s also what many athletes would describe as their nirvana.  Endurance athlete David Goggins said in the film, The Distance of Truth, that his questions were answered after finishing Badwater. This year , 99 people from 16 countries, 2 Canadian provinces and 19 American states...
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Follow These Tips For a Successful Race at Badwater

April 25, 2012
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By Lisa Smith-Batchen The Badwater (BW) race starts at 100 miles. I  learned the hard way many times and have been on an under 30-hour pace until I reached 100 miles and then crawled to the finish line. Get in your mind that the race starts at 100 miles, as the last 35 miles...
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Endurance Kayaking!

April 18, 2012
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ERM caught up with Christine Couldrey from New Zealand who came to the U.S. and fell in love with the sport of endurance kayaking. While Christine enjoys time on the water she is also an accomplished triathlete. “When I race I am fiercely competitive, I always do my best and make sure I beat...
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Ultra Runner, Leslie Zednai, Plans to Just Keep Going

March 20, 2012
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In February 2011 Leslie Zednai, 38, from Penticton, BC began training for her first Ultramarathon.  The desire to become an ultrarunner and secure world-reknown trainer Ray Zahab came upon by pure accident. Alix Shutello from Endurance Racing Magazine caught up with Leslie, who just recently became recognized as a Difference Maker and Medal-Bearer for...
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From Accident Victim to Endurance Runner

March 4, 2012
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By Anne McClain (Stallworth) In 1997, my life came to a sudden halt when a terrible car accident left me in a coma for three weeks and in a hospital bed for nine weeks, with a very long road to recovery afterwards. The diagnosis at first was terrible. I was basically told I wouldn’t...
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John Proc’s Looking to Lake Anna for His First Triple IRON

February 17, 2012
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John Proc of Ontario has his eyes set on the Lake Anna, VA Triple IRON this fall. To succeed, he will follow his own nutritional and training plan, crafted from research, including watching videos, asking questions and observing. John is no ordinary potential inductee into triple IRONs…or maybe he is. He’s an endurance cyclist...
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Kathryn Roche Shines

February 17, 2012
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Kathryn Roche need not answer to anyone. She is the first woman in the United States to compete and finish the Triple IRON distance and has competed in nine triple IRONS since then. Not only this, she  competed in the Hawaiian Ironman® both as a pro and amateur multiple times and has also completed...
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Kellie Smirnoff Wins the Inaugural EPICMAN Challenge®

February 7, 2012
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GOTRIbal Ambassador and first woman to race and win the EPICMAN Challenge® , shares her take on racing and having her sisters as crewmates. Kellie Smirnoff, 40, involves her whole family when she competes. Her twin, Carrie and other sister and coach, Heather, 33, are often on her crew staff, along with her father,...
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Top Ten Tips to Keep You Focused

January 17, 2012
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By Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter 10. POSITIVE IMAGES: Use your mental images throughout your event or workout to create feelings of speed and power. (e.g., If you’re walking or running and you come to an unexpected hill visualize a magnet pulling you effortlessly to the top). Use visualization before, during and after your training to...
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Welcome to ERM!

January 2, 2011
Welcome to ERM!

“Every athlete has his or her specific goals and reasons for racing in whatever event he or she chooses; but overall most would agree that the journey to the finish line is what resonates in most athletes’ minds.” - Ultra-distance athlete and author, Wayne Kurtz Endurance Racing Magazine (ERM) (ERM) exists to provide insight,...
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Race4Ever – Run Benefit for HIV

April 15, 2015
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Please join well-known marthoner and author of Smart Marathon Training, Jeff Horowicz on Saturday, May 9th for a 5K on the grounds of RFK Stadium to benefit an HIV orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “As some of you may know, for over a year I’ve been involved with Race4Ever, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation that was created to help support youth charities. Last...
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SportsTag*ID Ultra Silicone ID Bracelets

April 13, 2015
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SportsTag*ID Ultra Silicone ID Bracelets were to meet a growing number of Adventure/Extreme Sport Athletes as viable Medical ID incase of Emergency Response Code 3. Most importantly we set out to create visible, high quality ergonomic Sports ID Bracelets that are comfortable and performance orientated for Sports such as: Cycling ID, Runners ID, Marine ID, Athletic ID....
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Race Report: 2015 HAT 50k

April 12, 2015
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Russ Dresher escaped the New England snow (sort of), ran on some pristine single-track (kind of), fell into a relaxed, effortless pace (somewhat) and woke up the next morning feeling like a million bucks (not quite). By Rush Dresher If you are an avid Backpacking Engineer follower with a keen eye for detail you...
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GODZONE ANNOUNCES LEADING NZ CHARITY CURE KIDS AS RECIPIENT

February 17, 2015
GODZONE ANNOUNCES LEADING NZ CHARITY CURE KIDS AS RECIPIENT

GODZONE ANNOUNCES LEADING NZ CHARITY CURE KIDS AS RECIPIENT GODZone as  announced in December 2014 that leading New Zealand child health research funder, Cure Kids, has been named as the recipient charity for the adventure-racing event taking place in Wanaka in March 2015. Race Director Warren Bates says GODZone is proud to be associated with Cure...
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Snow Shoe Racing: 2015 Dion Snowshoes Junior Nationals

December 22, 2014
Snow Shoe Racing: 2015 Dion Snowshoes Junior Nationals

The United States Snow Shoe Association is featuring 5 signature races this year. Visit www.snowshoeracing.com or www.snowshoenationals.com to learn more.
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