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Crib Alumni Crush Amgen

May 26, 2017 / nollic

For the second consecutive year guests of the Mammoth Endurance Crib stood atop the podium at the men’s and women’s Amgen Tour of California, North America's most prestigious pro bike race. MORE

Mammoth Track Club’s Season is Off to a Flying Start

May 05, 2017 / Andrew Kastor

Winter is finally winding down here in the Eastern Sierra, so we’ve commenced our weekly club membership practices. These practices take place at 7 am every Tuesday at the Whitmore Track Facility. Our group consists of a wide array of abilities, from the first-time runner to the Boston Marathon Qualifier,... MORE

Champion Ultra Runner Clare Gallagher on Running, Reefs and Frosting

Apr 04, 2017 / Monica Prelle

Clare Gallagher quietly made her ultra running debut while living abroad in Thailand. It did not take long for the 25-year-old Colorado native to make a splash on the ultra circuit when she returned to her home state and won the 2016 Leadville 100 in the second fastest women’s time... MORE

Mammoth Lakes Endurance Crib Reopens for the Season

Mar 15, 2017 / Lara Kaylor

Now in its sixth year the Mammoth Lakes Endurance Crib has hosted Olympic runners, professional road cyclists, national champion mountain bikers, world-champion triathletes and a litany of elite endurance athletes hoping to join their ranks. A home-away-from-home for professional athletes looking to benefit from the unique combination that makes Mammoth... MORE

Des Linden: Boston Marathon Prep in a Record-Breaking Mammoth Lakes Winter

Feb 24, 2017 / Monica Prelle

Two-time Olympic marathoner Desiree Linden arrived in Mammoth Lakes in early January. Her plan: to run easy miles at altitude in preparation for Boston Marathon training. Winter was in full swing in the Eastern Sierra with a better than average snow accumulation already reported at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. Linden... MORE

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

New Year’s Resolutions from Mammoth Lakes Crib Alumni

Jan 06, 2017 / nollic

Ah, the good ol’ New Year’s resolution. You know, it’s that ambitious goal we set every New Year’s Eve and if we’re incredibly motivated we can count ourselves among those who achieve them. Whether it’s to lose weight, save more money, or the one that most of us will probably... MORE