Ultramarathon Daily News, Fri, July 15

I’ll keep this short, because I know you’ll be distracted by the two disparate news stories going on today. In France, we’ve got mass violence and casualties that are becoming all too common around the world.  And elsewhere, we’ve got a few hundred people from all walks of life, color, class, religion, etc ready to put their hard work and grit to the test in the mountains and the desert.  I’m not sticking my head in the sand, but will be focusing solely on the latter this weekend, starting here:

Hardrock tracking here (site seems to be slooooow today) and here.

Then tomorrow: Tahoe Rim Trail tracking here.  I’ll be up there pacing Joe Altendahl from Minnesota.  Hopefully we’ll have a chance to talk about trails outside of Milwaukee that the North Face Endurance Challenge runs on in mid September. Yeah, I know they’re different states, but I gotta ask.

Then Badwater (starts Mon morning) tracking here.

Cycling crits are fun to watch, but I’m guessing this race will be even more awesome.

Husband and wife race report where the wives crewed the fellas from San Juan Solstice 50 miler. Funny stuff.

Good info: How Megan built strength and speed to become a sub-ultra trail champion.

It’s tests like these (along with their headlines) that drive many science folks crazy.

And read this for a different perspective: Pokemon Go and the gamification of the outdoors.

Have a great weekend everyone.

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