Daily News, Fri, Jan 10

Charlie Engel is running the LA Marathon March 9th, then he’ll keep running…all the way to Boston in another record attempt. Hear our interview (from ’12) with Charlie here.

Foot taping 101. I’ve never had to do this, thankfully.

The Angry Jogger quit his job, is writing a book, and needs your help.

Apparently Julian Chorier, Mike Wardian, and Sage Canaday will all be running for HOKA in 2014.

This is awesome. The combination of errand running, tire pulling, and a great attitude.

The Spine is one of the UKs most demanding races and it starts tomorrow. Ian’s got a great analysis of it right here, and here’s an interview with one of the competitors.

Did you see my review of the new TheNorthFace Ultra Trail shoe?

Yes, I’m slightly jealous of Scott Dunlap’s ’14 schedule. Different distances, opposite coasts, and tons of fun.

A bit more (and a retort) on the “ultrarunners aren’t always ultrahealthy” from this week.

Have you voted for the UK’s UROY? Click on VOTE at top of page.

Kara Goucher looking to leave NIKE. I’ve heard some pretty interesting (and consistent) reasons why she’s jumping ship.

Eight costumes for race day. 

Here’s a 400k stage race through the Scottish Highlands that looks beautiful.  It’s not until June 2016, so I can start saving now.

Why is running so white?

And Happy Birthday to my Dad, Frank Schranz. Big 6-5 today, and he’s still racing, traveling, and loving life.

This Weekend

Bandera 100k USATF Trail Championship in Texas. Forecaset says 75deg.

Crystal Springs 50k in Woodside, CA. Weather will be nice!

Rails to Trails 50k in Savannah, GA.  Rainy and 72.

Two Bays Trail Run in Cape Schanck, Australia. It’s summer in Australia.

Avalon Benefit 50 miler on Catalina Island. Tough course, but 64 and clear.

San Tan Scramble 50k in Arizona. Forecast is calling for 66deg.

Frozen Gnome 50k in Crystal Lake, IL. Snowy and 37.

Long Beach Enlightened Ultra 50/50/100/100 So Cal. Clear and 72. Yeah, it’s a lot of out and backs, but it’s on the Boardwalk on the beach.

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