20 Jun '16, 9pm

Feelings on the Journey to the Western States 100

Last Tuesday, I drove with my 15-year-old son, Kyle, to downtown Oakland to pick up Morgan from work so the three of us could go to an Oakland A’s game (a summer kickoff tradition). Kyle and I talked about the Orlando massacre on the way there. Morgan waited on the sidewalk of 14th Street, and I realized I had passed him, so I pulled over to a loading zone and called him with the phone in speaker mode. Realizing I needed to circle back, I pulled forward to the intersection of 14th and Franklin. Just then, Kyle and I heard a deafening burst of shots right next to us— more than a dozen shots, so numerous and rapid they could only come from an automatic weapon—just down the block on Franklin. We’ve heard it enough in the movies and on the news to know it was gunfire, not firecrackers. Morgan, about a block away, heard it too, and he yelled into the phone as Kyle crouched down...

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6 videos about the Western States 100, for your time-wasting pleasure:

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trailrunnermag.com 22 Jun '16, 12am

In the documentary "Unbreakable: The Western States 100," director JB Benna shadows four top male ultrarunners vying for t...

Q&A: Gordy Ainsleigh Talks Western States, Trail Running, Beards and More #GordyAinsleigh...

Q&A: Gordy Ainsleigh Talks Western States, Trai...

running.competitor.com 20 Jun '16, 6pm

While the Tarahumra and many other indigenous cultures have been running long distances for ages, Gordy Ainsleigh was the ...

Hot Days at Western States

irunfar.com 17 Jun '16, 10am

Keep yourself wet all day. There are many creek and river crossings on the course. Be sure to get yourself wet in every on...

From the Western States Endurance Run Archives: Tim Twietmeyer Recalls His Most Unusual Moment In the Race

From the Western States Endurance Run Archives:...

therunnerstrip.com 19 Jun '16, 2am

Five-time WS100 champ Tim Twietmeyer recalling his most unusual experience during the race. The 100-mile Western States En...

2016 Western States 100 Men’s Preview https://t...

irunfar.com 14 Jun '16, 9pm

The last time I included a complete 100-mile rookie as a possible Western States men’s winner it was Rob Krar in 2013. (He...

2016 Western States 100 Prediction Contest

2016 Western States 100 Prediction Contest

irunfar.com 16 Jun '16, 10am

The rules are the same as they’ve been the previous seven years. You select, in order, your top 8 picks in both the men’s ...

@iRunFar

irunfar.com 13 Jun '16, 10am

This year’s Western States women’s field has all of last year’s top four scheduled to return. As last year’s champ in her ...

"Heat Training for Western States"

nolimitsever.blogspot.com 12 Jun '16, 4pm

Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run now only 16 days away, I'm in the throes of heat training. As most know, Western Sta...

2016 Western States 100 Results

irunfar.com 26 Jun '16, 11am

, now here’s a person who is unpredicatable via observation. I seriously have no idea how Amy is really feeling based upon...

Intriguing Storylines At The 2016 Western States 100

Intriguing Storylines At The 2016 Western State...

irunfar.com 10 Jun '16, 10am

Each year at the Western States 100, there are intriguing storylines that capture my imagination and make the event so muc...

2016 Western States 100 Live Coverage

irunfar.com 22 Jun '16, 3pm

You are here: Home / Races / 2016 Western States 100 Live Coverage 2016 Western States 100 Live Coverage June 22, 2016 by ...

Devon Yanko Pre-2016 Western States 100 Interview

irunfar.com 23 Jun '16, 10am

as a favorite six years after dropping from the race. In the following interview, Devon talks about why she stayed away fo...

Photos: 2016 Bryce Canyon 100

Photos: 2016 Bryce Canyon 100

running.competitor.com 20 Jun '16, 4am

Taking place along the western edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in Bryce Canyon National Park, the Bryce Canyon 100 offered...

Video of the start of the 2016 Western States 100!

irunfar.com 25 Jun '16, 12pm

We’ll be livecasting the event on iRunFar’s Twitter feed . We’ll also be combining our Twitter feed with other possible ne...

Two Carrier Strike Groups Double Down in Wester...

navy.mil 18 Jun '16, 1pm

PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) strike groups commenced dual carri...