Daily News, Thurs, July 24
Interesting: Changes coming for Grand Canyon runners. I’m anxious to see how this’ll be addressed. If they go to a permitting process, will runners be welcome?
Two guys broke the record for running the ten highest peaks in the UK in one day. Here’s some of the footage.
Adidas is releasing a “computer running shoe” that they gave up on 1984.
Speaking of old school…Old-school (and expensive) running kit. Aside from the price, I liiiiike!
Quick video interview with a dude who loves running in the mountains–Anton Krupicka.
What to do when a snake bites you on a remote trail. I’ve mentioned it before, but this is real…My long-time xc coach lost his arm to a rattler that bit him when he was running on a…wait for it…remote trail.
Didya catch my latest Five Questions with Chicago native, Doberman owner, and regular guy Scott Kummer?
Here’s a Kickstarter page for a movie that’ll highlight Women of the Mountain…it’ll tell the tale of three ultra-gals who compete in some of the toughest races on earth.
I quickly jumped up and hauled across the saddle, around the crag that was just struck (by lightning) and had my poles out and hucked off into the steep, wet scree and bombed down at top speed. After a couple of benches, I stopped, dumped the mud and rocks out of my shoes and then took off again to descend the 2,000 feet of exposed mountain side to reach treeline.
—Jeff Browning’s Hardrock race report. I’ve got to have him on the show.
If you plan on running 1k miles unsupported across England, this is what you should plan on taking. Wicked beard included.
Howabout a cool trail video to tie you over until the weekend? This one from the Coury Brothers at the Kendall Mountain Skyrace in Silverton, CO.
Leor’s latest backcountry adventure in the High Sierra. Wow!
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