Ultramarathon Daily News, Fri, Apr 17

Sam’s hilarious take on the supposed sexiness and intelligence of ultrarunners.

Very meaningful to me: The importance of protecting your family as an athlete.

Looking for something to do tomorrow? All National Parks are free this weekend!

Read this: Varner’s Lake Sonoma report. 


If you really want to geek out on Kilian’s footstrike, click right here.

Not your typical race destination (you’re not allowed, anyways): Inside the North Korea Marathon.

Bookmark this: Elite marathoner discusses mistakes he’s made in his training and racing over the years.  Really good.

My latest podcast: After she stepped away from elite ultra marathons to focus on her business, Devon Yanko is back, with a top ten win at Two Oceans, two marathon wins, and her eyes on Comrades and Leadville.  Pssst, she’s also got a new sponsor.  I had a blast with this one.

Katalyn Nagy’s report from World 24 hour ultramarathon championships.

Max spoke about it briefly on this podcast, but here’s his full report from Salomon Advance Week in Mallorca.

Watching Boston Marathon on Monday? Here’s the elite women’s field, and here’s the elite men’s.

Book review on Pedestrianism. I gotta read this.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, 71, finishes Marathon des Sables with only 13 minutes to spare.

I don’t listen to podcasts (I know, right?), but I’d really like to check this one out. Can anyone get the download to work?

Intriguing look into the marketing and machinery of the recent running boom.

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