URP Daily News, Mon, May 9

URP Daily News From Around the World

Yeah, it’s an ad for socks, but this video will help wash away the Monday morning blues.

Cheers to these guys for undertaking a serious cleanup of some iconic trails.

Luke takes us on a 31 mile trail run through the beautiful and snowy PNW.

Camp Flagstaff is currently accepting applications. Jim Walmsley set a new CR at Sonoma, his training buddy Tim Freriks finished 2nd in his debut ultra, and their other training partner Cody just won Miwok 100k in his ultra debut.  What are they doing down there???

Full weekend results from Justin/IRF’s Weekend in Review.

And here is Ian’s recap from Transvulcania.

canyons 100k urp
Who stops at the top of Devil’s Thumb at Canyone 100k to belt out a few notes on the alphorn, then goes on to win the race? This guy.

It was great seeing everyone at Devil’s Thumb at Canyons 100k.  Rainy and muddy weather, but better than dry and hot, right?

Ian Torrence finished 4th at MA’s Wapack and Back.  Looks like a typical technical fun time in New England.

Dehydration: Risks and myths.

Speedboat Karl Meltzer breaks another (of his own) record:  230 holes of golf in 12 hours.

Camille Herron shakes off the past few months, makes some tough decisions,, and devises a plan for the rest of the year. Anxious to see how she does.

An interesting look at African beers, how they originated, and the impact of breweries today.

I’d never heard of the JOGLE 900 mile FKT in England, but this guy claims to have bested it. Or maybe not…

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