A Guide to Running Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim Across the Grand Canyon

There’s really no set formula to run 50 miles. Training, nutrition, and a bit of luck are all important, but if I could only tell you one thing, it’s simply “mind over matter.” Put your head down, place one leg in front of the other, and pretend everything doesn’t hurt. (Then repeat until you get to the end.)

Four good friends and I once ran across the Grand Canyon and back in a single day. This run is commonly known as the Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim (R2R2R).

We started at the South Rim, ran to the North Rim, ate a sandwich, and ran

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This Trail Marathon Is Deep Inside Antelope Canyon

Past spring, Harold Bennally, a 37-12 months-aged Diné ultrarunner, crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon carrying a pair of substantial-topped crimson leather-based moccasins—likely the 1st time any one experienced run the famed race in common Diné footwear. To increase funds to mail him to the function, Bennally organized the Canyon X 50 percent Marathon: a race as a result of a remote portion of Antelope Canyon in LeChee, Arizona, considerably from the vacationer-large decreased part. 

The inaugural function, in 2018, was a achievements, with 98 runners traveling from across the Southwest to participate. Bennally and other organizers, together

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