27 Sep '17, 10am

Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes!

Another interesting observation, what seems to be an increased appetite for vertical-gain-focused courses. The International Skyrunning Federation has been around since 1992, thus the idea of racing at altitude and doing large amounts of vertical is not new. Personally, I enjoy courses that are a bit more rolling versus ones that force you to hike. I’ll speak with runners about their training or upcoming races, and ‘vert’ never fails to pop up in the conversation (along with the word ‘epic’… ugh). Whether it’s how much they’ve done in week or how much is in their next race, the vertical gain one achieves in running is definitely a focal point among the people with which I spend time. Why is this? Is it driven by athlete demand, created by race directors, or inspired by outdoor companies? Is vertical gain a new obstacle in the sport that helps separate speedsters from mount...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2017/09/cha-cha-cha-changes.html

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