Ultramarathon Daily News, Fri, April 28

Most people don’t need encouragement to get outside on a Friday in the Spring, but just in case: I believe in Inertia.

Chase runs down a list of his favorite running (and one climbing) podcasts for the week.  Thanks for the mention!

Winning while pregnant: How elite athletes do it.

Similar feel to The Ultra Mindset by Travis Macy, here’s an article highliting 4 habits of endurance athletes that can power your career (or really any aspect of life.)

So you want to run Western States? Here’s what you need to know.

The 25 most adventurous women of the past 25 years.  

Did you hear our latest podcast (LINK FIXED) with Blake Wood? He’s got one of the stoutest resumes in all of ultrarunning: Barkley, Hardrock, Nolan’s, pilot, nuclear bomb physicist…

That episode was sponsored by Camelbak and their new lineup of ultra-specific packs, bags, and handhelds.

Excellent: Alexi Pappas on recovering from injuries.

Marathons: The gateway drug.

I’ll be camping at The Canyons start/finish tonight and ready to MC the race tomorrow.  Shebest, Benna, Ghelfi, Watson, Bon…The Inaugural URP Lawn Darts and Beer Tourney will start around 6pm. See you there.

Here’s how Kilian is preparing for his Everest ascent.

NUC: Man runs into burning house to save his kids beer.

Before I take on any new advertisers, I insist on trying out the product, especially if its a supplement. Today I’m starting to take this stuff to see if it works.  I’ll keep you posted.

Woman from Boston enters her first ultramarathon–covered in slush and snow–and wins the damn thing outright.

Read it: What is toughness, anyways? Though written by an elite Boston marathoner, the message resonates with any running crowd.

Ten things he learned at Marathon des Sables–at the age of 75.  Though I’ve never run the race, I still don’t like #6. (LINK FIXED)

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