Every Runner Has a Story.
“My heart is in ultrarunning, and that’s just where I want to be. I just want to be out there, plowing out the miles.” -Jacky Hunt-Broersma It was December, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina and Jacky Hunt-Broersma was picking up her packet for her first official race. She had only been running for three months, […]
“There’s nothing in the world that has ever made me feel more alive, and more like a small part of a big world that’s just so beautiful and amazing when I’m running for hours and hours and hours, sometimes I even cry, I just love being out there.” ~Sharon Knorr Sharon Knorr’s childhood was spent […]
“It goes back to challenging myself mentally, because I never felt that I was that strong, mentally. It’s why I think I keep putting myself through these uncomfortable conditions.” ~Thomas Torres The location of Thomas Torres’s first 5k race was in the middle of the ocean. To be more specific, it took place on the […]
“At night, there was no electricity, so I would light the candles and get my solar calculator out, doing my drop in elevations and my calculations on a sheet of paper.” ~Terry Shearer “You couldn’t see ten feet in front of you from the fog, and it was 3:00 a.m.” His runner, Carol, yelled back […]
“I think the underlying thing was being outside. Running was, and still is, a way to get me outside.”~Hugh Tower-Pierce It was dark and he was lost. Hugh Tower-Pierce and his friend Jeff had taken a wrong turn, and had run out of daylight. The two teenagers had been out hiking on Mount Mansfield for […]