UltraRunning Magazine, widely recognized as the Voice of the Sport®, has been around since it was first published in May 1981. Karl Hoagland became the owner and publisher in 2013 and continues to make it the most relevant periodical for our sport. Karl joins us mid-publication of the February 2018 issue to discuss the magazine, his running experience and what is ahead for the magazine and ultrarunnning.
• Karl Hoagland took over as owner and publisher of URM in 2013 from “Tropical” John Medinger
• Hoagland is a former investment banker and hotel entrepreneur, having worked at Goldman Sachs, Montgomery Securities and founded the regional independent hotel Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants.
• Hoagland began his ultra-obsession in 2003 with the Quad Dipsea and has now completed more than 73 ultras. Among many standout performances, he finished 14th at the 2010 Western States 100, and going for his TENTH silver buckle in 2018