Will Harlan

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Race Ahead: Smoky Mountain Relay

Get off your asphalt and run the South's most scenic and challenging team trail run: the 212-mile Smoky Mountain Relay.

Duke’s Sin in Eden: Thoughts on the Recent Coal Ash Spill

Eden, N.C., is usually a paradise, nestled in the Blue Ridge along the Dan River. This week, however, Duke Energy's coal-fired power plant spilled 80,000 tons of coal ash—enough to fill 32 Olympic swimming pools—into the river.

Race Ahead Sponsored Event: Thomas Jefferson 100K

Charlottesville's Walnut Creek Park is home to the South's newest and niftiest ultra: the Thomas Jefferson 100K, organized by one of the country's top ultra legends, Andy Jones-Wilkins.

Trauma Tuesday: Mountain Bike BASE Jump

What happens when a mountain biker attempts to BASE jump off Death Road? Watch this Trauma Tuesday clip and find out.

Ultimate 100 Challenge #87: Speed Waterfalling

Two outdoor enthusiasts from Western North Carolina teamed up to complete #87 of BRO's Ultimate 100 Challenge—and introduced a new sport: Speed Waterfalling.

Weekend Pick: Hot Chocolate 10K

The Isaac Dickson Hot Chocolate 10K started out as a small fundraiser for an elementary school. It’s become one of the biggest and most exciting regional races of the winter season.