Daily News, Mon March 4

Geoff dissects this years’ Iditarod Trail Invitational.  Here’s more on it and its winner Dave Johnston.

Must read: Very moving piece about using running for comfort in times of emotional pain. Have some tissues handy.

Five questions with Connie Gardner.

Caitlin Smith had trained for a good race and been ready to go hard, but it didn’t work out that way. Has anyone not gone through that?

Are you sitting down right now? Here are three postural problems caused by sitting and solutions to fix them.

Thirteen things Shalane Flanagan hates about running.

Photo Carlos Diaz Recio
Ryan Sandes at Transgrancanaria.  Photo Carlos Diaz Recio

Here are some pretty good pics of Ryan Sandes at the Transgrancanaria this past weekend. (He won it.)

Another welcome to the trails article.

The Fort Clinch 100 is coming up at the end of this month in Florida. If I lived down there, this sounds like the type of race for me. Varied terrain, nice weather, beer sponsor…

Great recap of Jez Bragg’s run across New Zealand.

Man dies in Escape from Alcatraz triathlon.

From last year, but Ian Torrence writes about training for races at altitude. I live at 30′ above sea level, and Bryce Canyon 100 is at ~7k, thus my need to study up on this.

The Copper Canyon Ultra was yesterday and I’m anxious to see some pictures.

Just a nice short video of trail runners in the Rocky Mountain Wilderness.



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