";s:4:"text";s:1692:" Run Faster With Fun Tips From a Trail Running Superstar 3 days ago | By Men's Health. On January 3, Western States course record-holder and 50-mile world record-holder Jim Walmsley of Flagstaff, Ariz. posted an insane double on Strava on his way to the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials… It … Now, he's out to make the U.S. Olympic team for 26.2 miles in the marathon. Paul Ward via Hoka One One When he toes the start line, Jim Walmsley is used to being the man with a target on his back. A year after graduating from the Air Force Academy, where he was a standout track and cross-country runner, Jim Walmsley picked up a hiking book. How to turn boring training runs into wild scavenger hunts with speed and distance tips from elite trail runner Jim Walmsley. Jim Walmsley – Training Leading To Western States Endurance Run – Course Record in 2019 Post Views: 10,647 Hundreds of runners from around the world are currently training on our Elite Training Programs. Jim Walmsley, the Western States Endurance Run record-holder and World Mountain Running champion, had an unfathomable week of training from December 9 to 15. 73% of African Americans said they did not have emergency funds to cover three months of expenses.