05/29/20 A 100-mile frenzy took place 1874-78. Even Mark Twain tried. By 1878 women left their mark on the 100-mile sport in America, as the country became fascinated with their accomplishments. The most proli... > Ultrarunning History
05/29/20 It is being reported on the news that the Boston Marathon is being cancelled this year for the first time in history. That is not actually true.
It has been largely forgotten that In 1918 as World W... > Ultrarunning History
05/24/20 What was happening 100 years ago? Famed coach, Alfred Shrubb of Oxford-Cambridge track team from England, went to America with his team to the Penn Relays. At a banquet in honor of his team, “Shrubb u... > Ultrarunning History
05/19/20 Women started competing in 100-milers (161 km) as early as 1868. But Madame Moore had troubles in upstate New York when she kept getting arrested for being dressed like a man, wearing “pantaloons,” wh... > Ultrarunning History