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Katie Hall Turns Mammoth Lakes Spring Stay Into Cycling Success

May 02, 2018 / nollic

"[In Mammoth Lakes], I’m able to live high and train low and experience the best of both worlds." MORE

Are Marathons Really for Everyone?

Jan 24, 2018 / Andrew Kastor

This time of year, as a running coach, I’m often approached by runners or people new to the sport who want to take the first of the year plunge into running. MORE

Top Rides On The Eastside

Sep 01, 2017 / nollic

There’s never been a question of Mammoth Lakes’ status as a world-class mountain bike destination; but recently, it’s the road cycling that’s really put the region in the spotlight. MORE

When Training at High Altitude, Hydration Is Key

Jul 28, 2017 / Andrew Kastor

Hydration should be a major focus throughout the day for runners. MORE

Things Are Heating Up in Mammoth Lakes

Jun 21, 2017 / Andrew Kastor

The 5th Annual Mammoth Half Marathon was this past Sunday, June 19 and it was a warm one! Yours truly paced the 1:45 group and needed to slow down to a 1:54 pace due an unforeseen calf cramp issue. Nonetheless I enjoyed the race and I felt joy when greeted by my daughter, Piper,... MORE

Race in the Most Beautiful Place: Mammoth Lakes Set to Host Array of Endurance Events

Jun 13, 2017 / nollic

From the gravity-fueled mayhem of the Kamikaze Bike Games to the podium of AMGEN Tour of California to Mammoth Lakes Half Marathon– which follows a training route that’s led some to the Olympics–Mammoth Lakes’ race calendar offers something both for the world’s elite distance athletes and those just looking for... MORE

Triathlete Jenny Fletcher Tests VO2 Max at the Mammoth Performance Lab

Jun 06, 2017 / Monica Prelle

After 15 minutes of easy running, Jenny Fletcher does some gentle stretches then straps an oxygen mask to her face and gives a thumb’s up to confirm that she’s ready. It’s not a normal workout for Fletcher, a 41-year-old professional triathlete and Los Angeles resident who is training in Mammoth... MORE

Your Heart, Lungs and Blood Chemistry Don’t Know the Difference!

Jun 01, 2017 / Andrew Kastor

While training in Mammoth Lakes runners may encounter hills, rocky trails, snow, wind and altitude. Many runners train with GPS watches to help keep them on pace, whether it’s an easy recovery day or a hard threshold workout. Runners training in and around Mammoth Lakes (above 7000’) need to know what to... MORE