Max King’s Running Tip of the Month – June 2014

The following article was written by Max King and originally printed in The Footzone Bend’s May e-mail newsletter.  Reprinted with permission from The Footzone Bend and +Max King.   If you’re like me, you probably get pretty bored doing the same route every day, same long run every weekend. This month I’m going to put out… Read more »

Win an FREE entry to the Leadville 100

Can you run 100 miles & write about it?  The Leadville Trail 100 may be sold out but you can still win an FREE entry! We are happy to announce that Herbalife is offering one American Trail Running Association follower entry into the 100-miler on August 16-17, 2014, as well as a four-night stay at… Read more »

Desert Runners – Inspiring Journey through World’s Toughest Terrains

Hey trail runners! Here’s a new film called Desert Runners that follows a group of athletes as they complete RacingthePlanet’s Four Deserts Grand Slam, the most difficult desert ultra-marathon series on Earth. The runners trek across four 250km ultra-marathons in the world’s driest (Atacama Desert in Chile), windiest (Gobi Desert in China), hottest (Sahara Desert… Read more »

Max King’s Running Tip of the Month

The following article was written by Max King and originally printed in The Footzone Bend’s May e-mail newsletter.  Reprinted with permission from The Footzone Bend and +Max King.  Time to go for a hike, that’s right, a power hike. Racing up at 16,000ft this last weekend reminded me that I need to hike more. I know… Read more »

Northeast Delta Dental Mt. Washington Road Race lottery field is full.

From our friends at the Mt. Washington Road Race Eric Blake & Tommy Manning at the 2012 MWRR Pinkham Notch, N.H. – April 28, 2014 Defending champions +Eric Blake of Connecticut and Laura Haefeli of Colorado will lead some 1,300 runners to the starting line of the 54th Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race on Saturday, June… Read more »

ATRA Announces Partnership with 1% for the Planet

Colorado Springs, CO — The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,200 member companies in 48 countries that give one percent of revenues to environmental causes. ATRA is now eligible to receive donations from 1% for the Planet member companies, placing them among… Read more »

Max King’s Running Tip of the Month

The following article was written by Max King and originally printed in The Footzone Bend’s April e-mail newsletter.  Reprinted with permission from The Footzone Bend and Max King. Someone once said “To run fast…you must run fast.” Wise words by any standard but also very true. As race season approaches, the same 5 mile loop… Read more »

Where to run. Brazos Bend State Park, TX

This article first appeared in the March 2014 ATRA Newsletter. By Rob Goyen Hidden from the hustle, bustle and concrete and located just 28 miles southwest of Houston, lies Brazos Bend State Park. The park will host two ultramarathons this year put on by Brazos Bend Trail Races (www.brazosbendtrailraces.com) on April 26 and December 13-14…. Read more »

Strength Training: Plank vs Pushups

Plank vs Pushups: which one is right for you? The most popular “core” exercise is the plank and the most popular bodyweight exercise is the push up. So – Plank vs Pushups – which one is best for athletic performance and overall structural improvement? First, you have to analyze what the returns are for any… Read more »

Snowshoe Nationals in the Green Mountain State

This article originally appeared in the March 2014 ATRA Newsletter. By Laura Clark   While the Olympics is exciting, inspiring and fun to watch on TV, it is just that…watching.  If you are like me, I would really rather be participating than sitting on the sidelines.  And while our local Dion Snowshoe Series events do just… Read more »