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Run Mammoth: A Destination Guide to Running in Mammoth Lakes, California

This high altitude haven offers inspiring scenery, an abundance of trails, and a healthy running community. It is no secret that Mammoth Lakes is one of North America’s top high altitude running destinations….

Celebrating the Ultra Running Ancients // Trail Runner Magazine

The race through the Sacred Valley celebrates Peru’s history of running. For Traill Runner Magazine, July 2018 When Claudio Castillo started to plan a running event in Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Incas…

The First Woman to Run Boston Trained on the Trails // Trail Runner Magazine

Running in the woods behind her parents house as a child, Bobbi Gibb felt free—like Athena or Aphrodite. She ran on equestrian trails, climbed rocks and trees. She experienced the miraculousness of nature…

The Road to Glory // Runner’s World

Scores of pros have used this famous road–and this long tempo workout–to elevate their game. The Whistle shrills a few times and Coach Andrew Kastor shouts, “Line’em up!” The Mammoth Track Club–including American…

Bishop, CA Summer Travel Issue // Runner’s World

Chances are you’ve never heard of Bishop. While its more famous neighbor to the northwest, Mammoth Lakes (a training haven for elites like Meb Keflezighi), may overshadow this remote Eastern Sierra enclave, Bishop…

Tim Tollefson Will Run for Donuts // REI Co-op Journal

Tim Tollefson, 32, was injured and undertrained going into the Transgrancanaria Ultra Marathon last spring. “I expected a death march, but it turned into more of a death march than I ever could…

Camille Herron Becomes First American to Win Comrades in 20 Years // Runner’s World

For Camille Herron, the Comrades Marathon in South Africa was more than just a climb to the finish—it was the culmination of a lifetime of uphill challenges that gave her the fortitude to…

Mountain Man: A Shift From Roads to Trails Elevated Tim Tollefson’s Career // Runner’s World

So many spectators wanted to high-five Tim Tollefson, a pro ultrarunner from Mammoth Lakes, California, at last summer’s Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc that he almost forgot to cross the finish line. Trail-running fans—who are…

Clare Gallagher on Running, Reefs, and Frosting // Mammoth Cribs Endurance Blog

Clare Gallagher quietly made her ultra running debut while living abroad in Thailand. It did not take long for the 25-year-old Colorado native to make a splash on the ultra circuit when she…

Des Linden: Boston Marathon Prep in a Record-Breaking Mammoth Lakes Winter // Mammoth Cribs Endurance Blog

Two-time Olympic marathoner Desiree Linden arrived in Mammoth Lakes in early January. Her plan: to run easy miles at altitude in preparation for Boston Marathon training. Winter was in full swing in the…

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