Fancy Ultramarathons Vex Traditionalists With $11,000 Entry Fees and Private Butlers

April 30, 2023

Long-distance races roll out luxury amenities to tempt runners, confounding traditionalists.

Danielle Zhao was clawing at rocks and crying as she scrambled up a hillside in the Scottish highlands, battling against her fear of heights to complete her first-ever ultramarathon. One thought kept her going. WSJ (paywall)