of ultra running
is its supreme
lack of utility.
no sense in a world of space ships and supercomputers to run vast
distances on foot. There is no money in it and no fame, frequently not even the
approval of peers. But as poets, apostles and
philosophers have insisted from the dawn of time, there is more to life than logic and
common sense. The ultra runners know this instinctively. And they know
something else that is lost on the sedentary. They understand, perhaps
better than anyone, that the doors to the spirit will swing open with physical
effort. In running such long and taxing distances they
answer a call from the deepest realms of their being -- a call that asks who they
-- David Blaikie, Ultramarathon Canada
|This is a partial listing of Ultramarathon resources.
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|"One way I define a challenge is something that
does not have a guaranteed outcome. I know that on my worst day I can strap on a
pair of shoes and run 26 miles. But here, no matter what kind of shape you're in, there's
no guarantee you're going to finish. I can relate to that. I train for combat. Combat does
not have a guaranteed outcome."
-- W. C. Maples,
Major, US Marine Corps
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Sports Team, the First Coast's multisport organization for cycling, running, swimming,
walking, mountain biking, triathlon, inline skating... well, you get the idea.
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