Video: What it Takes to Complete the Western States Ultra

Have you ever wondered what it takes to complete the grueling Western States Endurance Run, a tough 100 mile (160 km) race that is amongst the most difficult and famous in all of ultra running? In this video, you’ll get some insight into that question thank to three ultra runners, each offering up their perspective on balancing training, family, work, and other commitments just to get to the starting line. If you’re a runner, you’re likely to find a lot to relate to here. If you’re a non-runner, you’ll probably find this fascinating.

Kraig Becker