We all have an idea what the “ideal” marathoner looks like—we’ve seen enough pictures of the lead pack at big races to have an image of the diminutive, smooth-striding, pipe-cleaner-legged bodies that tend to finish at the front. But is the same true for ultramarathons, which cover much longer distances and often cross rocky trails and mountainous terrain?
Timothy Olson won this past weekend's Western States Endurance Run. Learn about his rise from the ashes of drug and alcohol addiction to become one of the best ultrarunners in the world. YOUR EXCUSE IS INVAILD!