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

Video: How a 50k Trail Run Changed the Life of Nepali Ultrarunner Mira Rai

We’ve seen inspirational videos and stories about Nepali ultrarunner Mira Rai in the past, but this one provides more insight into her story. Born and raised in Nepal, she was like many of the other girls there with few prospects for improving her life. But as it turns out, Mira has the ability to run … Read more

Video: An Almost Perfect Race at the 2019 Western States 100

In 2018, ultrarunner Courtney Dauwalter won the Western States 100, one of the toughest and most prestigious ultra evens in the entire world. Last year, in 2019, she returned with an eye on setting a new course record. Things didn’t go exactly as she planned however, and she ran into some challenges that she didn’t … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 107: A Conversation with Explorer Ray Zahab

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On this week’s episode of The Adventure Podcast, we welcome our guest Ray Zahab. Ray is an amazing explorer who has traversed some of the world’s largest and most remote deserts on foot. That includes spending 111 days crossing the Sahara, as well as running across the Gobi, Atacama, and Namib Deserts as well. His … Read more