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In the long run

Ultra running puts marathon miles in perspective.

Jul 28, 2012 | 4 Comments


By Ben Schorzman
Of the News-Register


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05:57 pm - Sun, July 29 2012
Scott S said:
Thanks News Register for the story on these amazing local athletes. And a big CONGRATULATIONS to Jeremy Hurl for his 6th place finish at the Mt. Hood 50. Impressive just to finish, but to place that high in one of the toughest ultra-racing regions is spectacular!
07:18 am - Mon, July 30 2012
DundeeTed said:
Nice article - well written. It would have been great if the News Register could have done a story on the Fueled-by-Fine-Wine Half Marathon. Congrats to Canaday for kicking everybody's butt in that race and I wish him the best of luck at the world mountain running championship.
02:31 pm - Mon, July 30 2012
CRedwine said:
Great article ~ Nice to see "Ultrarunning" in the spotlight for a change.
Although, I love to run Ultra's for other reasons than running for beer!

I love ultrarunning because of being in the woods, community and the challenge of what mountain ultra races bring. Running has saved my life from chronic illness & addiction to prescriptions. Just 4 short years ago I started running and my life has been filled with adventure. The woods are filled with so much beauty ~ you don't find this kind of beauty running on the road passing traffic. Get up and get moving!
12:42 pm - Tue, July 31 2012
TStieber said:
Great article about local runners pushing it to the limit with a healthy addiction for a change. Glad to see ultra running is finally catching on. Ran my first trail 50 miler in 1985 and I can attest that it is everything reported here and more. Its a sport that changes your life. Go MacTown Striders.
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