Daily News, Wed, Aug 28
Spartan races and ultramarathons are dumb.
D-bag triathlete showboats at the finish and almost loses the race.
Dom’s essay on the essence of being one with nature.
A guide to common running terms. There seem to be quite a few glaring omissions common to the MUT crowd.
“It’s nearly double the vert of the Pikes Peak Marathon I did six days ago, and anytime you start calling Pikes Peak a “warm up race”, you know you are in rarified air.”
—Scott Dunlap’s report from a monster of a race in the Swiss Alps.
A nice piece on Roes’ inspiration. Sounds like a tough dude. Who’s yours?
No Ultra Content, but I really want to go to Slovenia and ride a scooter down this mountain.
Five trail running safety tips. Hate to say it, I don’t do any of those.
Here’s Gary Robbins’ take on UTMB and here’s Solar Weasel’s.
Fifteen best 80s songs for your running playlist.
Marathon ends in confusion and controversy.Not to self: Never run a race with that guy as RD. However, this quote from the (honest) winner is my favorite: “I hope I’m not disqualified. Either way, the Russian River Brewery is open at 12 and I’ll be there.”
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