Ultramarathon Daily News, Tue, Jan 5

Interview with UROY Magda Boulet, a fantastic ambassador for this wacky sport of ours.  I just want to know where I can get one of those Gu fedoras!

And here’s how the UROY voting looked from the inside.  Love the insight.

Please be sure to check out this great video of Errol “Rocket” Jones as he discusses the trail community, friendship, and suffering on the run.  For a more in-depth look, check out our interview with him from four years ago.

A male-only marathon in Iran has people up in arms.  Here are some female-only races in the US.  Stephanie’s right. If you don’t like the race policy, don’t give the RD your money.

She’s 37, a mother of two, has been a competitive runner for just two years, and is heading to Olympic trials this year.  In the race against time, she’s winning.

Bored? Peruse the best sub-ultra road race times from around the world.  And be sure to check out the dominance of Ed Whitlock.

Sarah reviews How Bad Do You Want It?, a new book by Matt Fitzgerald that digs deep into the mental aspect of endurance racing. I’m reading it too and it’s fantastic. Hope to have him on as a guest soon.

Wow, this woman ran 106 marathons in 2015, including 20 in August alone.  Article isn’t clear if these are all actual races. Anyone know?

The guys at Trail and Ultrarunning drop some tips on how to have a successful offseason.

Here’s the science of why you should spend your money on experiences and adventures rather than things.

Have a tissue ready: An ode to her running friend Karen who was killed by a drunk driver.

Across the Years 48 hour race, from the perspective of Cory, including the most awesome/horrifying race jersey I’ve ever seen.  Here’s my podcast with Cory from last year.

States’ trails and activity level based on Strava data. I’d love to see more of this.

Interesting: Could a DNA test help you get more fit? 

By my calculations, the “highest paid” ultrarunner in the US won $10k in prize money last year.  Here’s what roadrunners made.

Guillaume joins us from the breathtaking trails in the Cinque Terre region of Italy. Check out the video. Wow!

Anyone up for a bike race? In Russia? In negative forty damn three degree weather? Me neither.

I’m not a cyclist, but certainly appreciate an amazing record when I see it. This dude rode 75k miles last yearthat’s averaging over 200 miles per day, every day.

Here are four more changes to expect in 2016.  Not to worry, there’s still a healthy market for true craft beers.

House update: We’re at mile 90 of a tough 100 miler. There’s only ten miles left, but dammit, it’s all uphill, I’m exhausted, and my water bottles are empty.

Anton heading back to La Sportiva. Interesting.

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