Andrew Skurka puts together an awesome analysis of elite Strava data from last year’s TNF. His findings: Most of the elites go out too fast (and Krar’s final ten miles was ridiculous.)
Here’s the latest podcast with Stephanie Howe, Megan Kimmel, and Sally McRae, as they prepare for this weekend’s race. I’m releasing one more today with three more fast chic as. Then I will breathe.
The most influential dates in ultrarunning. Did he miss anything?
Take a few minutes to read this piece about Horace Ashenfelter. He’s in his 90s and still runs a bit, but his running history is truly amazing. ex: He trained for one hour each day leaping over park benches en route to an Olympic gold medal in the steeplechase.
Beer Mile World Championships are today in Austin. Watch here at 4pm PST for live broadcast. NYT covers the event here. Current WR is a mind-blowing 4:57.
You’ve heard us talking about San Francisco Running Company and tight community it’s fostering. Here’s more.
Wanna get away? Check out this video of Stephanie Howe and Sage Canaday running an awesome trail in Hawaii.
Or check out this video by Feetures! socks with some rad trail footage. (and psssst, share this post and you might win a free pair of socks. I’ve got four pair.)
As of yesterday it’s official: Dylan Bowman is on TheNorthFace team. Hal, Krar, Timothy, Foote, and Wolfe. Pretty solid five there.
Hoka is new sponsor for USATF middle distance classic.
Science I like: Run to stay young.
Turkey Trot 5k? Nope, these folks run from Milwaukee to Chicago and seemingly stop at every restaurant along the way. Awesome!
Beautiful: Runners finish National Anthem when power craps out.
If EVER there were a Kickstarter project to support, this is it. Wow!
Will you be at the Trail Running Film Festival tonight in Sacramento? See you there.