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An irreverent compendium of must-know info of all things related to ultras and other gobbledygook of interest.

Daily News, Tue, Sept 30

Starchy’s Plain 100 report.  The race sounds awful. Awesome and beautiful, but awful. I’d love to hear more about Ty Draney’s “Bear 200.” Learn it, know it, live it: Stephanie Howe and Ashley Arnold talk about post-race nutrition. The day before the Marathon in Berlin, a couple thousand inline skaters took …

Daily News, Mon, Sep 29

In his first ultra, Isaiah Janzen runs 154 miles in a 24 hour run and wins the USATF championships. Here’s his report. Yeah …

Daily News, Thurs, Sep 25

How to beat the bonk.  Five running fads that have passed. How a road runner stopped fearing snakes and embrace the joys …

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Daily News, Wed, Sep 24

Lessons learned at Fat Dog. So ya wanna be an RD, part 6: Insurance, shirts, shwag, and volunteers. OK, this is ridiculous. …

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Daily News, Tue, Sept 23

Whew! Adam Chase pulls back the blinds to the inner workings of UTMB.  How to tell a trail runner from a hipster. …

Daily News, Mon, Sep 22

America’s foray into Skyrunning. Who says Southern CA doesn’t have sweet mountains and trails? Grand to Grand stage race is going on …

Daily News, Fri, Sep 19

Short news day today. I’m heading out for a run on the beach in San Clemente. Don’t feel too sorry for me. …

Daily News, Thurs, Sep 18

Very interesting: How MUT running effects testosterone levels.  True unsung heroes of the trail world. I wish this post were longer: The …

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Daily News, Wed, Sep 17

Awesome: Racing the Tube in London. I’ve discovered that my running and driving styles are very similar–always pushing the edge of  blowing up …