Trail and Ultra News, Thurs, Aug 25

Trail and Ultra News From Around the World

How much do you really need to taper for trail and ultra races?

These new fancy Garmins are really really handsome.  Interested to see how they sell.

Exercise boosts brain health, but is there a downside?

Team GB gave all their athletes a red travel bag for the Olympics.  Hilarity ensues at baggage claim.

Last week, Christof ran the five highest peaks (all 10k+) in Oregon, and ran between them.  Total was 150 miles in about 67 miles. Check out the story and video here.

Jamil has a ways to go with reading TelePrompters (I’d be far worse), but his latest Mountain Outhouse news brief is pretty great. Drugs, poop, beer miles, a Hoka spoof, and more.  Anxious to see more.

The ageless grace of trail and ultra stud Meghan Arbogast.

I haven’t listened to this podcast, but the subject is a good one: What defines success as a trail and ultra coach? Elite wins? Sustainable athletes with no injuries?

Live coverage of UTMB races (in English) right here.

How to dope your bike.  Pricey.

Olympic follow up: The cost of going all-in and the importance of trust.

I’ll be at USATF Trail 50k Championships on Saturday. Just watching.  Check out the entrants list.

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