According to a group of Japanese researchers dogs and owners experience surges in oxytocin, a hormone responsible for maternal caring, when they look into each other’s eyes.
Fast and Light explores a tribe of sky and mountain runners who are motivated by pushing their limits in some of the world’s most extreme mountain environments.
In the late 70s, surfing was professionalised by a group of young surfers, allowing them the chance to make a career out of doing what they loved most. Today the sport of Trail Running finds itself following a similar path. To The Sea explores the similarities between trail running and surfing.
Last weekend, September 12, the fifth edition of Sellaronde Trail Running was held. With more than 300 runners representing over 15 countries, from Europe to the United States and as far as Peru. All gathered in the Ladin valleys in the Dolomite mountains in Italy for a technically challenging race, with its 59 kilometers and 3,378 meters in altitude.
Great stories don’t need introductions but just need to be heard. Same goes for the ‘From Squaw to Auburn’ film that chronicles filmmaker Billy Yang’s first Western States 100 Race. It wasn’t the day he had envisioned in his head, but it was still the experience of a lifetime.
Most recently mountain runner Karl Egloff set a new FKT on Aconcagua in the Andes last February and broke Kilian Jornet’s record of merely two months earlier. Now they meet for the first time in Chamonix to run together.
Salomon Running TV presents Kroger’s Canteen. A tribute to an aid station, 32 miles into the Hardrock 100 Endurance Run and also the highest station in the course on a tiny ledge. Situated 13,100ft above sea level.
In One Day: Ivan Zinn’s Western States Run is a short film by Journeyfilm. Last year, an ultramarathoner by the name of Ivan Zinn set out to run Western States in under 24 hours.
The Ridgeway is the oldest path in Britain and one of the most scenic trails to run on in the country. It has endured for 5,000 years of which runners have to last 100km of ancient chalk trails. It is the biggest and most iconic ultra marathon in the UK.
The legendary Dragon’s Back Race™ follows the mountainous spine of Wales from Conwy Castle to Carreg Cennen Castle. This incredible 5-day journey is approximately 300 kilometres long with 16,000 metres of ascent across wild, trackless, remote and mountainous terrain. It is not a trail race.
The Molweni Trail Run is a trail running race held annually in KwaZulu-Natal, South-Africa, covering 32km and 6.5km. The race was held on 2 and 3 May 2015. The event consists of 2 consecutive days of trail running over different trails within the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve. With some of the most spectacular views and experiences a runner could expect to find in other large mountain ranges, runners will be amazed at the views, landscapes and terrain.
Hundreds of ultrarunners gathered on the grass below Multnomah Falls in Oregon to run the Gorge Waterfalls 100k. As part of the 2015 Montrail Ultra Cup Series, The Gorge Waterfalls 100k awards a special prize to the first two men and women that cross the finishline. The film documents the story of what unfolded into a difficult and technical 62 miles of waterfall-filled singletrack.