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Feets of Endurance: Runners In 2018 Western States 100 Grind It Out (Photo Essay)

By Tom Mailey Gutting it out on high mountain ridges, inside lush, quiet forests and through meadows of alpine wildflowers, there are worse places to suffer. (all photos by Tom Mailey) Make no mistake, the 100 mile Squaw Valley-to-Auburn 2018 Western States ultra-marathon is no little jog through nature. Once …

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100 Miles, One Day, On Foot: Western States 100 Is This Weekend!

It’s the oldest and one of the most prestigious endurance events in the world, and it’s happening in our backyard this weekend: the Western States 100 Endurance Race is this Saturday and Sunday, with over 400 runners starting in Squaw Valley at 5am and following one simple trail that twists, …

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