Archive for category: Articles
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02
2017

Tips and tricks for your pacer and crew

By: DTR0

If this is your first time supporting a friend/family or a complete stranger on their ultra marathon or maybe you have done it before but it’s been a while, a little extra knowledge of things you can do is always good. Here are some tips from DTR ambassador Yvette Yu who has helped tons of run...

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09
2016

Q&A Patricia Franco

By: DTR0

DTR Ambassador, Patricia Franco, is a Colorado resident with a love for small towns and big mountains – we caught up with herbefore the FKT attempt in Nepal to tell us a little more about this epic journey! Explain what you are attempting: The Annapurna Circuit from Besi Sahar to Naya Pol runs...

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08
2016

Why We All Need to Get Grittier

By: Jodi Weiss Grit is one of those words that we toss around and use synonymously with bravery, courage, tenacity, perseverance, resolution, and so on. And it is all of those things, but I would venture to say that grit spans beyond the typical definitions: it is a mindset. A choice. A decision on...

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05
2016

10 Tips For a Successful Night Trail Run

Whether you’re new to running or a seasoned pro, one thing we all might have in common is we do most of our training runs, and races, during the day. Unless you’re a super-early bird runner and are used to the morning grind of donning a headlamp and reflectors, you might not yet know the...

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03
2016

Q&A: DTR Athlete, Ashley Erba

By: DTR386

  Tell me a little about yourself? Where to begin? Haha. I’m a 20-year-old Central California native who grew up primarily in Northern Indiana. For the first many years of my life I was homeschooled alongside my two siblings and together we truly learned the value of learning through livi...

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02
2016

Q&A: Fort Clinch 100 RD, Caleb Wilson

By: DTR0

How was Fort Clinch 100 born? When I moved to the Amelia Island area 6 years ago, Fort Clinch was one of the first places I went to check out. I immediately loved the place. For some reason, ever since I found the world of ultras reading Born to Run, I thought it would be really cool to put on a rac...

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02
2016

Q&A: Oraldo Romualdo Da Silva

By: DTR389

Oraldo Romualdo Da Silva 44 yrs old Indaiatuba, Brazil Recent Accomplishments 2013 | Overall Winner Ultra Dos Anjos -Brazil 2014 | Overall Winner and Course Record Time BR135 Solo – Record time: 24:41:30 2015 | 2nd Place Overall Cassino Ultra-  (Longest beach ultra) 2016 | 2nd Place Overall BR...

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02
2016

The Flatlander’s Guide to Mountain Success

There I was, clawing my way up the biggest incline of my first 50K. My calves and quads burned and screamed as I dug deep, powering myself to the peak. Pretty exciting stuff, right? I suppose I should also reveal that peak in question was an 80-foot hill, and my first 50K had a whopping 5,600 feet o...

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01
2016

Hidden Gems

Most trail runners, aside from being athletes, are explorers at heart. We love the thrill of discovery, and freeing mind and soul in landscapes that, for a moment, feel like they belong solely to us. It’s what drives us to push harder, go further and conquer new ground. But what if you live in...