Outsmarting Cancer’s Survival Skills

Add a Comment By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, April 9, 2015 A new study led by MSK investigators reveals how some cancer cells become resistant to targeted treatment and suggests what might be done to stop that from happening. read more

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Sunny Smiles At The 2015 Marin Ultra Challenge 25k

It was a postcard-worthy sunny morning in Sausalito, CA, as I lined up with 350+ runners for Inside Trail Racing’s Marin Ultra Challenge 25k last Saturday. We have had many of these perfect California weekends lately (sorry Bostonians), but I still feel like each one should be cherished.

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Marijuana, Cannabis, and Weed – One Athlete’s Primer

There are few things in life that I enjoy as much as a runner’s high . That natural buzz that kicks in ~80 minutes into a run as my body slips into a primordial rhythm, my soul bonding with Mother Nature as she whirls around me and fills my lungs and senses with the feeling of flight…there’s nothing quite like it

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Scenes from the 2015 Coastal Trail Runs Crystal Springs 50k

On my long run today , I caught the Coastal Trail Runs Crystal Springs 50k in action here in Woodside, CA. It’s so awesome to see my home trails full of smiling runners crushing hills! Especially on a 50-60 degree classic California day.

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Max King and Ellie Greenwood Win 2014 IAU 100k World Championships In Record Time

(Max King breaks the tape and becomes the IAU 100k World Champion, photo courtesy of Bryon Powell) American Max King and Great Britain’s Ellie Greenwood were able to hold off the global competition and crazy heat to win the 2014 IAU 100k World Championships in Doha, Qatar , earlier today. Max’s 6:27:44 finish took nearly 3 minutes off the American Record (previously Tom Johnson’s 6:30:11 in 1995), and was ~100 seconds ahead of 2nd place Jonas Buud from Sweden.  Spain’s Jose Antonio Requejo (Spain) was third in 6:37:03, and American’s Zach Bitter (6:48:53, 6th) and Zach Miller (6:51:30, 9th) also made the Top 10.

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The 2015 Ultra Lottery Season – Which Race Will Choose You?

It’s lottery season again in the world of ultrarunning! As our sport continues to grow ( up 345{20b543310651bf6f3679f07daa0e532ca50e05ab066d8bcfc12d35f979f65272} in the last 10 years ), the clash of limited space/permits and high demand has put more races than ever in the lottery game. There’s even the semi-disappointing trend of non-refundable “lottery fees” popping up a few races this year.

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