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Ryan Sandes and Joe Bacal, Taking the Desert by Storm in Their own Way

November 24, 2010

Ryan Sandes Crosses the Sahara

One is an ultra-runner, the other an off road truck driver, the two sports couldn’t have less in common. As different as their endeavors may be, Ryan Sandes and Joe Bacal share much more than just their nutrition sponsor. They both have had near perfect seasons, capped with huge victories this week for each. Continue Reading »

Hammer Nutrition on Site at the 25th Running of the UltraCentric

November 17, 2010

We are excited to once again be a major sponsor of The UltraCentric Experience, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Dubbed as “the ultimate in endurance running and mountain biking events,” The UltraCentric Experience takes place in Coldspring, Texas from November 18th – 21st. And you want to talk about ultra endurance? How about races – both running and mountain biking – that are 24, 48 and 72 hours in duration!

Whoa! For more information about this epic event visit http://www.ultracentric.net/

Good luck to all participants, and if you haven’t found your way down to to Texas in a while, check this one out next year. This event has something for everyone, including Hammer Nutrition!

Win Perpetuem Solids on Facebook!

November 16, 2010

Win Perpetuem Solids on Facebook

Want to try our new Perpetuem Solids? Just respond to our facebook poll to be entered in a drawing for a 6 tablet tube of Hammer’s new Perpetuem Solids. We will randomly select 15 winners after the poll closes on Nov. 30th.

Visit our Facebook Page today and respond to our poll for your chance to win. (One entry per person. Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Good luck and Hammer On!

Coed Hammer Ultra Runners Battle in the Land of the Javelina

November 5, 2010

Jamie D and Crew in CostumeA little known or respected beast, the javelina (not quite a pig) is a brave creature of the Southwest. Javelina band together in herds of up to 50 to drive off the much stronger coyote and bobcat, but keep a low profile to avoid the vicious puma. As our good friend Owen of Tucson Hammer Camp fame will attest, never turn your back to a wild pack of javelina . . . Continue Reading »

The Chronicles of Moab, Part 3: Saving the Toughest for Last

November 2, 2010

Cary Smith mimics the Horizon

Of all the disciplines and all the courses in 24 hour racing, the solo competition at Moab has to be the hardest of the hard. Every mile of the course wants to put you in the ER, and the slightest loss of focus will do just that. Staying both physically strong and mentally aware at this distance requires the rider to be just as stubborn as the rocks they negotiate.  Extensive training and a nutrition plan worthy of 240 miles of off-road riding are another “must-have” for this type of undertaking. Continue Reading »