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Marshall Ulrich has appeared on ESPN, CNN, the Discovery Channel, ABC’s Wide World of Sports, Dateline NBC, the Today show, and the National Geographic Channel. He’s been featured in Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, and The New York Times, among other national publications. He’s also been a rich subject for local reporters, documentary film makers, and authors writing about endurance sports.

Interviews, photographs, and print stories about Marshall’s extreme adventures and unusual athletic achievements have appeared in print and visual media for more than 20 years. You'll find video of some media appearances and footage from expeditions on Marshall's YouTube channel.

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Between the Lines: Marshall Ulrich on Badwater

Theresa Daus-Weber, Marathon & Beyond (eXTRA), August 2013

How to Run (or Do Anything) Forever

MOYO, August 2013

Marshall Ulrich: Extreme Runner
"My Generation," AARP (video), November 2012

Ultramarathon Champ Marshall Ulrich on the First Ever Trip Around Death Valley

Nick Davidson, Men's Fitness, October 29, 2012

Find out how he survived and succeeded in circumnavigating the hottest place on earth. Endurance athlete and Badwater Ultramarathon champion Marshall Ulrich, who has run across the country and climbed the Seven Summits, knows how to suffer—and still have fun doing it. Ulrich, 61, along with his firefighter friend Dave Heckman, recently became the first to circumnavigate Death Valley—the hottest place on earth—on foot, unsupported. The pair buried 37 food-and-water caches to sustain them over 16 days and 40,000 feet of climbing in seven mountain ranges. All told, the athletes covered 425 punishing miles in 100-plus-degree heat. Ulrich spoke with Men’s Fitness on how he trained, stayed cool, and ultimately, survived his epic endurance journey across some of the planet’s most unforgiving terrain. ... Read more.

Marshall Ulrich Interview | The Fittest Man of All Time?

Sports Guy Pat Walsh, KFBK, October 18, 2012

Learn about one man's crazy trek in Death Valley

"Daily Planet," Discovery Channel (video), September 6, 2012

Circumnavigating Death Valley National Park during the hottest month in U.S. history

Adventure Lab, Outside, August 17, 2012

By now you've probably heard that July registered as the hottest month in the history of the lower 48 states since the U.S. government started tracking temperatures in 1895. As you'd probably guess, Death Valley was the hottest place in the country during that time. It had the highest maximum temperature for any day when it pushed thermometers up to 122 degrees. That was Marshall Ulrich and Dave Heckman's second day on a 16-day, 425-mile attempt to become the first people to circumnavigate Death Valley National Park ... Read more.

Top ultramarathoner reminisces about Nevada and prepares to take on Death Valley

Charlie Johnston, Nevada Magazine, July/August 2012

In 2008, at age 57, ultramarathoner, adventure runner, and mountaineer Marshall Ulrich ran 3,063 miles from San Francisco to New York City in a record 52 days. Slightly more than 400 miles of that journey were spent traversing "The Loneliest Road in America," Nevada's U.S. Highway 50 ... Read more.

Running on a full tank

Deborah Huso, Success Magazine, June 18, 2012

Long distance runner Marshall Ulrich shares tips for going the distance in life: It's not unusual for illness or tragedy to inspire action. That's how 61-year-old Marshall Ulrich started running. But we're not talking jogs around the neighborhood. We're talking 3,063-mile runs across America ... Read more.


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