by Kraig Becker Ultrarunner Dean Karnazes has managed to make a career out of running incredibly long distance, often in some of the harshest and most unforgiving environments on the planet. His incredible resume includes running a marathon on every continent, as well as completing 50 marathons in 50 days [...]
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by Kraig Becker The Great Himalaya Trail is a long distance trekking route located in the mountains of Nepal. Divided into 10 distinct segments, the GHT runs for more than 1700 km (1056 miles) across that country with much of route falling at high altitude. Each of those segments takes approximately [...]
by Kraig Becker When most couples plan a trip together they usually book an escape to some romantic destination where they can get a little time to themselves. Often their plans include plenty of rest and relaxation, perhaps with a little time on the beach or around the pool at some [...]
by Kraig Becker Spanish ultrarunner Kilian Jornet continues to rewrite the record books and redefine what the human body is capable of. Earlier this week the 25-year old endurance athlete set a new speed record for running up and down one of the most iconic peaks in all of Europe – [...]
by Kraig Becker A pair of ultrarunners are preparing to run across one of the largest and most inhospitable deserts on the planet. Beginning this Sunday, June 23, Canadian adventurer Ray Zahab and Taiwanese endurance athlete Kevin Lin will attempt to run across the Gobi Desert at its widest point. Their [...]
For hundreds of years the Silk Road served as a trade route between Europe and Asia, opening early commerce between numerous cultures and countries. For generations it facilitated international trade for a major portion of the world
British ultrarunner Jez Bragg has just embarked on what is sure to be the biggest challenge of his illustrious career. Yesterday, the endurance athlete began an attempt to set a new speed record for running the length of New Zealand