Daily News, Wed, Jan 27

Great piece on Matt Gunn, RD-extraordinnaire. I’ve met Matt, I’ve run one of his races, and he’s a great guy and a solid RD.

Many of you read Duncan Callahan’s piece last week, so I decided to chat with him a bit more in depth in this podcast.  Definitely a thought-provoking interview.

When you’re done with that one, here are some cool beer podcasts for you.

Hal’s tips for winter trail running.

Sam struggles with the term ultramarathon.

And Jen argues that you really can’t learn very much from a glimpse at someone’s ultrasignup page.

How prevalent are eating disorders in our sport?

Google hangout chat with Steve Magness and Amby Burfoot on science and coaching. Lots of good stuff in there.

Dead sexy, I know.
Dead sexy, I know.

This was the most clicked on link last week after I bought the shorts.  Wore them this morning for 13 miles and they’re great. Shut up.

I guess I was hoping to see some cool trails in Thailand, but roadies need love too.

This vision-impaired Canadian woman sounds awesome. Anyone run the Bruce Trail?

What an awesome guy. Any thru-hikers ever met him?

LA Marathon has a great elite US field with quite a few names you’ll recognize.

From the Arrowhead135 FB page: Arrowhead 135 Update: Marcua Berggren from Sweden finished the race in first place with a time of 34 HOURS and 20 MINUTES. He set a new course record by just under 3 HOURS!!! 

Cool article in The New Yorker about Kilian and how he’s training for Everest.

Five key attributes of winning athletes. What do you have?

One of them is goal setting, and here’s some great advice for us. 

This Indian dude is making some pretty audacious claims about his mileage, and people are calling bollocks.  Sounds like a certain female in Northern California…

You're awfully quiet back there. Anything to say?