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The North Face Ultrarunner Rory Bosio’s Never Goes Running Without These

The North Face ultrarunner, Rory Bosio, shares her list of favorite TNF products. 1. Feather Lite Storm Blocker Jacket Remember Linus from the peanuts comics and how he was always dragging around his blanket? This jacket is the equivalent of my security blanket. I never go into the mountains without it.  If for some reason I forget …

Expert Advice on Planning Your Post Workout Recovery

Words by Mountain Athletics Washington DC trainer, Chickaro Martin. Recovery, like warm-up, is often an afterthought, even to athletes. Many believe that drinking a recovery shake and using the foam roller before bed is sufficient, but it’s not. All of us have most likely made that mistake on more than one occasion. And you only …

Endurance Challenge Series Washington DC & New York Recap

The first two 2016 events in The North Face Endurance Challenge Series, Washington, D.C. and New York are now in the books. Both races saw near record high race registration numbers in all distances, from the 5K up to the GORE-TEX 50 Mile. On the other hand, runners in each location encountered unique race day …

Why This Runner Chose to Compete in Six ECS Races This Year

This year, Paul Banel will be the first person to attempt to compete in all six 50 mile races at The North Face Endurance Challenge Series. Here, he shares what motivated this decision and reflects on completing the first ECS race.  The feeling of community at ultras, and the encouragement and support you give and get …