Running Blogs

Q&A with Ultra Runner Tim Tollefson

Feb 08, 2017 / nollic

Not only is Mammoth Lakes local, Tim Tollefson a physical therapist at the Mammoth SPORT Center and Performance Lab, he’s also a professional runner for Hoka One One, GU Energy and DryMax. Tim is the 2014 USATF 50K Trail National Champion, the 2016 3rd Place UTMB (Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc) winner,... MORE

Winter Training Opportunities

Jan 17, 2017 / Monica Prelle

Even when the snow is falling, the wind is howling, and the air is cold, Mammoth Lakes is uniquely situated in close proximity to a range of elevations 4,800 feet to 8,900 feet, which means the town is ideally situated to train-low and sleep-high, and there is always somewhere to... MORE

Sara Hall Returns to Mammoth Lakes to Prep for NYC

Oct 24, 2016 / nollic

Professional runner and former Mammoth Lakes resident, Sara Hall, returned to town recently for a high altitude training stint at the Crib in preparation for the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. We caught up with Sara to find out how things were going and to wish her well. Crib:... MORE

For Athletes, Sleep is a Common Thread

Oct 17, 2016 / nollic

What happens when elite athletes interview one another? Hint: there’s a lot of conversation centered on the importance of sleep. The following is a chat between Cribmates, ultra runner Jenn Shelton and Olympian Alexi Pappas about the similarities and differences in their training routines. Fellow elite runner, and Mammoth Lakes’... MORE

David Flynn Flies in Mammoth Lakes

Jun 02, 2016 / nollic

David Flynn is an elite runner for Ireland and Olympic Hopeful in the steeplechase. David, or “Flynn” as most runners affectionately call him, is back to Mammoth Lakes for his third altitude training stint, this time training at the Mammoth Lakes Crib facilities, as he prepares for the important 2016... MORE

The Wondrous Altitude Training of Alexi Pappas

Oct 07, 2015 / Monica Prelle

It’s nearing the end of a Mammoth Lakes training stint for Alexi Pappas and the Oregon Track Club Elite runner is already planning her return for next year. Pappas first trained in the high elevation town last January, but it is more than just the performance benefits of altitude training... MORE

Trail Runner David Laney on Trails and Trials

Aug 19, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Nike Trail Team’s David Laney is fresh off an 8th place finish at the 2015 Western States Endurance Run. After a quick recovery he has refocused on the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, a grueling 100-mile trail race across the Alps starting and finishing in Chamonix, France. To prepare for the high altitude... MORE

Adriana Nelson Joins the ASICS Mammoth Track Club

Apr 15, 2015 / Monica Prelle

ASICS elite runner Adriana Nelson has a list of accolades on her resume including a team gold medal from the 2005 World Half Marathon Championships, a second-place finish in the 2007 Chicago Marathon, and the 2013 U.S. Half Marathon Championships title. “The half marathon has been good to me,” she... MORE