Welcome to the Trail and Ultra Running Special! Whether you’re new to trails and have never heard of ultrarunning or you’re a seasoned trail beast who has run conquered distances some don’t even like to drive, this one’s for you.
Written and edited by Pavlína Marek
Sure, roads are great, especially when they take you on a ...
After the typical highs and lows of the end of the year, it’s natural to get caught up in ruminations about what we want for our next spin around the sun. Some call these goals resolutions. I prefer to call them intentions or aspirations. Whatever we call it, goal setting is an important part of many people’s lives. Together, let’s ...
And so the 2022 season comes to an end. While some of us are enjoying deep rest and recovery, the more adventurous might already be starting their new training plans. A moment of reflection can’t hurt in either case. In fact, it’s when we reflect that we’re able to continue our growth. With that in mind, what was your most memorable run ...
The London Marathon and the Blue Sky Trail Marathon are two very different races. Yes, one is a prestigious, fast road marathon while the other takes runners on a fun, demanding journey through Colorado’s Front Range with 3,500 feet of elevation gain, but that’s where the differences are just beginning. Let's look at some of the differe...
Degree's Not Done Yet Marathoner Ashley Zirkle donates her kindey to a complete stranger and keeps going
ALTRUISM: HOW MARATHONER ASHLEY ZIRKLE CHANGED A LIFE
“You can keep going until you’re done,” says Ashley Zirkle, a Florida-born, Seattle-based marathon runner. “You’re doing great. Just continue to put one foot in front of the ...
Degree’s Not Done Yet Marathon program Story - Sagirah Ahmed Norris
“REDEMPTION IS ALWAYS NICE:” HOW SAGIRAH AHMED NORRIS RECONCILED MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND MARATHON RUNNING
Sagirah Ahmed Norris is no stranger to running marathons. She’s done the Disney Marathon, the Chicago Marathon, and even the Boston Marathon. Even though she ...
Welcome to Degree's Not Done Yet Marathon Story series. Let the stories of athletes that kept going inspire, move, and motivate you.
Written & Edited by Pavlína Marek
"JUST KEEP PUSHING:" HOW MIKE ZAMPELLA KEPT RUNNING IN A WORLD OF DARKNESS
Micheal Zampella has always loved sports. From soccer to hockey to judo to lacrosse, he knew ...
On May 1, Mike Wardian set out from San Francisco on a journey across the United States. Now, he’s got less than a week of running left, so close to reaching his goal he can taste it.
Wardian’s arguably long journey has taken him through 10 states so far. It brought serious snowstorms as well as scorching sunshine, people curious, kind, ...
“First, could you introduce yourself?”
“Alexi Pappas, Olympian, writer, filmmaker.”
This short, to-the-point introduction belongs to none other than 2016 Olympic athlete Alexi Pappas. Besides knowing how to run really far, really fast, Pappas also published a book called Bravey and has worked on multiple films.
Pappas ran ...
A run across the whole of the United States is a difficult affair to plan to say the least and it’s to be expected that some plans may have to change. That is the case for the June 5 through June 11 portion of Mike’s planned route.
Those who are planning to join and support Mike during this time should consult the updated route. The ...