Running Blogs

Pro Runner Lauren Jimison on Marathon Training

Mar 10, 2015 / Monica Prelle

After more than a year of running in Mammoth Lakes with the ASCIS Mammoth Track Club, Lauren Jimison, had a break through performance at the US Half Marathon Championships in Huston last month. We caught up with Lauren to hear about her most recent race and training for the ASICS LA Marathon, which will be the 2015 US Marathon Championships this March. MORE

Daniel Tapia’s Unconventional Road to Running Success

Mar 10, 2015 / Monica Prelle

The newest ASICS Mammoth Track Club elite athlete, Tapia, 28, is confident in his training and ready to take his hard work to the streets of Los Angeles. MORE

Tim Tollefson: Trail Titan

Mar 05, 2015 / Andy Geisel

It was trail running’s good fortune when Tim Tollefson found baseball, well, boring. Nothing against America’s pastime, but early on Tollefson knew the game wasn’t for him. “I got bored,” he confessed. “I fell asleep out there.” Tollefson would later decide to take running the 90-foot distance between bases a... MORE

Mammoth Lakes: A Triathlete’s Dream

Jan 17, 2015 / Lara Kaylor

Ironman Champion and two-time Duathlon National Champion, Matthew Russell visited the Mammoth Lakes Crib as he prepared for Ironman Canada on July 27, 2014. Russell, a triathlete specializing in the Ironman distance since 2010, won this event in 2012 and came in second in 2013. MORE

How To Maintain Your Fitness Levels At Altitude

Sep 12, 2014 / Lara Kaylor

The benefits of altitude go beyond just bettering your workout; they can help you maintain your fitness level during an injury as well. MORE

Becky Wade: Why I Visit Mammoth Lakes

Sep 11, 2014 / Monica Prelle

When Becky Wade crossed the finish line first at the California International Marathon last year, she quickly became one of the top young marathon runners in the country. With a 2:30 marathon debut in Sacramento, the Rice University alumna is considered a serious contender for the 2016 Olympic team. MORE

Footloose Sports Hosts a Q&A With Asics Elite Runners

Aug 26, 2014 / Monica Prelle

Each year in August, high school and college running teams from around the country make an annual altitude-training trip to Mammoth Lakes. Large vans decked with team logos head up Highway 395 filled with student athletes ready to ramp up their training before the cross-country season begins. MORE