Pleasure in your Pain: Part 1

Runner makes it up to Hyner View. PC Mike McNeill

A Race Director Q & A When I reached out to nine of our favorite race directors, there was one similarity I noticed. They answered my questions within a day or two; (unheard of when dealing with athletes.. trust me I know because I manage the NATHAN athlete team.)   One RD sent back answers …

Life’s Journey

Ras on Mt. Adams

By: UltraPedestrian Ras Vaughan   As someone who came to running from backpacking, I sometimes find myself at odds with race culture. Not having a high school or college running background and that formal competitive foundation, and, admittedly, not being competitively fast, the focus on just going A to B and evaluating that performance solely …

If at First…

PC: Melissa Ruse

Team Nathan continues to rack up the Golden Tickets. And since it’s international women’s day, I would like to give a shout out to all the ladies who have been throwing down. Our Team Nathan Western States roster is well represented by females. Six of the 8 members going so far are women.  In a …