sarahk Coach’s Column – Off-Season Recovery: What you need to knowQuestion: Now that it’s the off season, I’m thinking about what changes I can make to have a better race season next year and not just in terms of specific interval training.  I found that I am getting fatigued too … (read more)
Masters 50+ winner Greg Golet - Photo by Ryan O'Dell

NUE Announces ’16 Schedule & New Marathon Series

NUE celebrates a decade of NUE CENTURY Racing and Introduces a NUE Marathon Race Series for 2016   The 10th Annual KENDA National Ultra Endurance (NUE) Series announced the 2016 schedule this week, including the addition of a new … (read more)


Coach’s Column – MTB Training with Power

Question: I want to start training and racing with a power meter on my mountain bike.  What do you recommend for a power meter and how do I establish my training zones using the power meter?  Will I need a separate … (read more)

Coach’s Column – Secrets to XC Racing

As mountain bike racing becomes more diversified it has become increasingly more difficult to excel at multiple disciplines throughout the course of a season. So we asked elite Carmichael Training Systems coach Andy Applegate to break down four of our … (read more)

Swank 65k, Brevard, NC

The 2015 Swank 65k kicked off amidst cloudy skies and occasional showers on Sunday, making for a wet and treacherous edition of the Pisgah classic. As third place finisher Nick Bragg (Piney Flats Cycles) put it, “The Swank lived up to … (read more)