Kilian abandons Everest speed attempt. Probably a smart move.
Beer news: The InBev purchase of some Belgian icons isn’t all about the beer…the glassware plays a major role in the drama.
Friday Funny: Runners stop race due to “lack of support.”
Do you hike/run/ride with someone who always has to be in front? (Hate to say I’m sometimes that guy.)
Dude who runs with a fridge on his back set to take on a trans-con. I’d love to see what he could do without the fridge.
Two minutes of inspiration: Daily highlights from Tor des Geants.
Report on La Ultra from a Serbian badass.
Run Rabbit Run is this weekend in Colorado and offers a healthy prize purse. Next weekend is UROC, itself with a big prize purse. Strange that both (two out of three majors) money races are back to back?
Drugs: What’s the point of testing if some athletes are allowed to use banned substances? Ultramarathon/trail example within. We either need no restrictions, or no exceptions, because this current situation is a sham.
Speedgoat Karl’s day 40-41 update from Ian Corliss.
From this interview, it sure sounds like Nick Simonds is setting himself up for trail running. Sick of track and field, loves climbing, loves the mountains…
A preview of fall fashion trends for runners.. Wonder what the next big ultra fashion trend will be.