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USA 50k Trail Running Championships – Video

The USA 50k Trail Running Championships were held on September 22nd, 2012 at Mt. Bachelor in the Cascade Mountains of central Oregon. USA Track & Field holds USA Trail Championships at a wide variety of distances. Over the past 3 years, I have had great success in these championship races from 10k to the marathon, winning nine US Masters titles… But I’ve never done a 50k… and I was really nervous. Continue reading

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Van Orden Wins 9th U.S. Title in the 50K

Among the elite field was trail ace Tim Van Orden, 44, of Bennington, Vermont. Despite winning the 2011 USA Trail Running Championship Series, Van Orden was nervous about competing in his first ultra marathon (longer than 26.2 miles). “I’ve had some injuries and missed some training recently, so I wasn’t sure I’d even be able to finish a 50k, let alone do well. Continue reading

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Ultra Marathon Tips From the Pros

Stepping up to your first ultra (longer than 26.2 miles) can be a scary thing. So before I toed the line for my first 50k, I wanted to make sure I got some advice from accomplished ultra/trail runners on how to do is safely and quickly. Not only was this my first 50k (The Flagline 50k), but it was also the USA 50k Trail Running Championships. Continue reading

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Van Orden Takes Masters Crown at U.S. Half Marathon Trail Championships

Nearly eight hundred runners took on the challenge of the Dirty Half Marathon in Bend on Sunday. For the third year in a row, this race has served as the U.S. Half Marathon Trail Championships. Crystal clear blue skies and temps in the low thirties greeted runners as they barreled down the trail towards the Cascade Mountain Range and views of five snow-capped volcanoes. Continue reading

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