By Dana MacCorquodale | It takes a total badass to become a professional triathlete. They are a breed unlike any other. They are strong, dedicated, driven, relentless and passionate about their sport. Few can fathom the commitment it takes. Their pain thresholds are off the charts. Two-time marathon winner Sika Henry is very familiar with that pain. She is a stone cold badass of the highest caliber. And she’s just getting started.
by No Meat Athletes’ Matt Frazier & Doug Hay | There’s nothing wrong with getting in a rut. It doesn’t mean you don’t still love running or can’t go on to achieve great running goals. It just means you’re in a rut, plain and simple.
What is Cyclocross? Lynn: Cyclocross is its own specific type of bike racing that combines elements of road cycling, mountain biking, and cross-country running on courses that often include pavement, grass, mud, sand, steep hills, and man-made obstacles or barriers. Racers navigate many short laps of 1.5-2 miles and
More people are participating in Endurance sports than ever! It wasn’t that long ago that you were a “hero” if you had run a marathon and now it’s becoming as common as a 5K. Given it’s our 15th Anniversary in the local Endurance community, we thought it would be
By David Baddour I choose to start my story on May 10 of 2014. It could just as easily start six months later, with that first visit to the doctor. Or, with the colonoscopy that soon followed. But, as it turns out, that was the day I started training.
Congratulations to this year's winners of the 8th Annual Endurance Magazine Best of North Carolina awards! Thank you to all of our readers who voted in our online poll. It's amazing how passionate we are about our favorite places to shop, eat, buy gear, race, train and repair ourselves.
By Scott Waldrop For all my adult life, until recently, I’ve been a self-absorbed, somewhat misanthropic, functioning, closet alcoholic. Perhaps the word “closet” is decidedly laughable to those who know me. It’s easy for us to hide in breeding grounds conducive to its concealment, wearing masks such as “musician”
One of the premiere ultra marathons in the world, the Western States Endurance Run tests the endurance, dedication, and mental toughness of the best trail runners on the planet and any one else lucky enough to gain entry. The grueling 100.2-mile race begins at the crack of dawn in