Daily News, Wed, Apr 9

When life gets rough, sometimes a good 100k is what you need. How much do emotions affect your race? Read Joe’s great race report here.   And here’s a quickie Q&A with the winner.

…and Tim makes a(nother) huge improvement at South Downs Way 50 in the UK. Report here.

And Traci’s fun report from Umstead 100 where she came in 4th OA and beat Hal.

Some hilarious new whatisultra GIFs.

Here’s a study that shows that compression gear is bunk.

Seven questions with Nebraska ultrarunner Pete Kostelnick.

How to kick the sugar habit. This would be really tough for me.

Marathon des Sables results from Day 3 with some great pics from Ian.

The Angry Jogger relays a life lesson in a way only he can.

Speedgoat Karl, with a seemingly endless amount of energy and ego, bags another win at Zion.

And I gotta give a shoutout to my buddy Gary Gellin. He’s 45 and just threw down a 54:54 ten miler (5:29 pace) in Sacramento on Sunday. Up next? Lake Sonoma, Miwok, Western States.  Masters records…beware!

And this race sounds great, but does anyone have any idea where it is? Details, details…

As we all head into the big season, here are some tips to avoid overtraining.

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