Ultrarunner Amy Sproston is the First Woman to Attempt to Run the Jordan Trail

Last Friday, endurance athlete Amy Sproston set off to make history on one of the more intriguing long-distance hiking trails in the world. That’s when she embarked on a quest to become the first woman to run the entire length of the Jordan Trail, a route that stretches for more than 420 miles (675 km) across … Read more

Accept Rebecca Rusch’s Giddy-Up Challenge for Good This Weekend

The so-called “Everesting” challenge has been growing in popularity amongst endurance athletes in recent years. The original idea sprung from the cycling community, with the goal of riding enough vertical feet to accumulate the same elevation gain as it would take to reach the summit of Everest. That’s 8848 meters (29,029 feet) for those keeping … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 106: An Interview with Ultramarathon Man Dean Karnazes

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When we envisioned launching The Adventure Podcast more than two years ago, my co-host Dave Adlard and I had hoped that we would get some high profile guests to join us for the occasional interview. We have had some outstanding individuals join us on the show, particularly in recent weeks. But this week, we probably … Read more