4 Crucial Tips for Beginner Runners… Where to Start?

4 Crucial Tips for Beginner Runners… Where to Start?

"Find the Love in Running." Have you ever wanted to start something new? That familiar feeling of excitement and eagerness to just get started, until it comes to actually doing so and you realize that you are unsure of where to begin? Well you're definitely not alone...

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How To Fit A Race Vest

How To Fit A Race Vest

If it is fitted: There are two measurements that are changed when going from a one size to the next in a race vest. Both the torso length and girth or dimensions around the chest and torso. The larger the vest, the longer the torso and the larger the girth. The best...

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Darcy Piceu:  Peaceful Powerful Warrior

Darcy Piceu: Peaceful Powerful Warrior

Written by Melanie A. Madsen Thatcher "Be consistent, eat well, and keep moving forward." -Darcy Piceu UltrAspire Elite Immortal Athlete, Darcy Picau has earned a place of one of the world's great athletes. Darcy holds the OVERALL (male and female) record for the...

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History of Race Vests

History of Race Vests

Written by Bryce Thatcher- Developing of the first race vest. Though this category seems so mainstream, in the early days very few utilized the advantage of a race vest.   I had yet another magical day running in the Tushar Mountain’s located near Beaver Utah, which...

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The New Astral at Speedgoat 50k 2014

The New Astral at Speedgoat 50k 2014

A Proving Ground for 2015 Astral By Bryce Thatcher As a father, I am extremely lucky and blessed. It is the happiest of dads who finds himself not only enjoying one of his favorite activities in the most beautiful of surroundings, but also gets to share the trail and...

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Expect the Unexpected: Performing Despite Setbacks

Expect the Unexpected: Performing Despite Setbacks

Each year I set specific performing goals for all aspects of my life that include major physical challenges over and above regular training. Since my time must be divided between roles as a father of 5, a husband and a company president, this leaves time for only 3 or...

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Ode to the Isomeric 8oz  – Liza Howard

Ode to the Isomeric 8oz – Liza Howard

I am on a “need to know basis” with the details of my schedule these days.  If information isn’t immediately necessary for the conduct of my official duties as mother to a 6-year old and a new baby, I don’t have it.   Where am I running this weekend?  That’s “need to...

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Defining Legendary Status in the Ultra Kingdom

Defining Legendary Status in the Ultra Kingdom

True legends are born of tall tales and feats barely within the conceivable realm of possibility, verging on the miraculous, yet tied to some actual event and/or location, believed with awe by many, and doubted by countless skeptics and unbelievers for the seemingly...

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