Sunday, August 20, 2017
Endurance Inspiration

Endurance Inspiration

He’s escaped from Alcatraz, traversed dangerous waters in the Grand Canyon, and dominated Ironman competitions around the country. Now Willie Stewart is hoping to add the title of Leadman to his extensive endurance sports resume. Having lost his left...
We've got our sunglasses on, the air conditioning cranked up, and our swimsuits at the ready. Summer is here, and with it comes peak race season. With so many options out there, it can be hard to pick out the...
We’re celebrating Women in Sports with stories from badass athletes and powerful voices in the endurance community. Jenn Dice is both. The 14-time Leadville Trail 100 MTB competitor finished her first race when female participation was exceptionally low, and...
To celebrate women in sports this month, we sat down with one of the biggest names in endurance racing: Amelia Boone. In the 6 years since obstacle course racing exploded onto the endurance scene, Amelia has racked up an impressive...
I began my athletic life as a swimmer in sunny San Diego. Winter meant that occasionally an icy pool deck would greet us in the wee hours of the morning or rain would pound our already water logged bodies....
When it comes to training for months, even years, and committing cold hard cash to a 26.2-mile adventure, we’ve all considered at some point how to make the marathon experience even more remarkable than the feeling of crossing the...
Even if you're not a skier -- you have to appreciate the sheer dedication and the obstacles that this Norwegian ski racer has had to overcome to compete at this level. Plus, check out these training methods! We were inspired by...
Altra Running sponsored athlete Jacob Puzey broke the world record for the fastest 50-mile run on a treadmill during The Running Event Conference and Trade Show over the weekend of November 28, 2016. Averaging a speedy 5:56 per mile...
When you think about it, it’s kind of mind blowing just how many reasons we each have for racing. From triathlons to marathons to local fun runs and walks, we have to have something to believe in -- and...
I often have trouble mustering excitement for the arrival of the holiday season. I look forward to visiting family and seeing how much my siblings have grown in my absence, I appreciate the break from everyday routines and concerns,...