Podium Runner/Adam Chase: Hills. How many vertical feet did you run last year? How to climb them and how to ascend. Theoretically, one starts with massive and veiny calves like the author.
Guardian: Meet the women at the top of the endurance sports scene.
Neel talks about what he does for race day nutrition and hydration. Cool to hear an Indian perspective.
NYT: “I don’t have time to run or work out…but I’ve got time to spend 6 hours a day staring at my smartphone.”
Vinepair: The ten best breweries in America, by region.
Non-running journalists often look at our sport as crazy or extreme or comprised of “adrenaline junkies.” This guy gets it though, highlighting the community and friendships formed.
SCMP: Mark Agnew runs down the top MUT stories of the year. No mention of Maggie’s run at Big’s Backyard Ultra?
HighSnobiety: As of Wednesday, Nike retailers can no longer ship internationally. Article seems to be focused on European market…does the same apply to US retailers?
Japan Running News: Day one of the Hakone Ekiden saw records fall and some epic battles at the tape. Recap here.
Outside/Hutch: A higher Vo2 max is always better, right? Well…kinda.