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Advice from Dakota Jone’s Professional Coach

Without confidence, you can’t fully take advantage of fitness, Written by Chris Carmichael CTS Coaches work with athletes in a wide variety of disciplines, and we’ve seen a big increase in the popularity of ultra-distance events. One of the elite … Continue reading

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Back to the Drawing Board

It’s Back to the Drawing Board as they say. My recent, shall we say adventure that was the Zegama-Aizkorri Maraton was both an eye-opening defeat and a success at the same time. Just so you don’t have to read the … Continue reading

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Interview with Dakota Jones, 2012 Transvulcania Champion

iRunFar Race Report Dakota Jones won the 2012 Transvulcania Ultramarathon in an upset over favorite Kilian Jornet. In the men’s race, practically the whole field led at the first checkpoint, the little village of Los Canarios on the southern end … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Double Crossing w/ Dakota

I was really surprised to see Dakota rounding the same switchback I was on with 100m to go coming up the South Kaibab trail. I shouldn’t have been, but I was. Dakota and I ran the exact same time for … Continue reading

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Dakota & Max Hope to Break Grand Canyon R2R2R Record

Monday April 23, Max King and Dakota Jones hope to break Dakota’s R2R2R Grand Canyon, AZ record of 6h53min38s. “The rim to rim to rim, double crossing, out-n-back, or simply r2r2r is a substantial overnight hike for most people, who … Continue reading

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Dakota & Joelle Break Course Records at Lake Sonoma 50

250 runners entered this year’s Lake Sonoma 50. In muddy conditions with 12+ ‘stream’ crossings (some waist deep!) Dakota Jones and Joelle Vaught conquered all. Dakota placed 1st with a Course Record by 50 minutes, 6h17min. Joelle Vaught also placed … Continue reading

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Montrail Announces 2012 Running Team

    The 2012 running team consists of the top trail runners and ultrarunners from across North America. With nearly the entire athlete roster returning and a packed 2012 racing schedule, the team is looking to build on the successes … Continue reading

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Will Dakota Jones Break the Zion Traverse Record?

The Trans-Zion Trek (sometimes also called the “Zion Traverse”) is a 48-mile route across Zion National Park in Southwestern Utah. It runs from Lee Pass in the Kolob Canyons section of the park, to the East Entrance Trailhead, though stunning … Continue reading

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Montrail Athletes Take 3 of 6 Podium Spots at TNF50

On Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, the Marin Headlands played host to more than just a beautiful Northern California landscape known for great hiking and beautiful views. The North Face Endurance Challenge Championship 50-mile course brought in several of the top … Continue reading

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Dakota and Ellie’s Post TNF50 Race Interviews

Dakota Jones was runner up to Mike Wolfe at the 2011 The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Mile Championships. In this interview iRunFar chats about how his race unfolded, what he did to prepare for the race, why he’ll race … Continue reading

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