Ultramarathon Daily News, Fri, June 19

All the Western States data you could possible need. As this is going to be a hot year, be sure to check out the WEATHER HISTORY page too.

Here’s a rad spreadsheet that shows the awesomeness of Jurek’s Appalachian Trail FKT attempt.

The next diet trend? Sherpa?

Varner’s Dipsea report makes me nervous about his shin at Western.

Timothy and Hal coming through Foresthill in 2012. pic by me.
Timothy and Hal coming through Foresthill in 2012. pic by me.

 

Hey, those IPAs are giving you moobs.

Are you entered in the iRunFar Western States prediction contest?

Ultramarathoners and vegetarianism…why do so many top athletes abstain from meat?

Did you hear the new podcast with Dylan Bowman and Ford Smith? Each have great insight and advice going into Western this year. Check it out here.

If you’ve lost someone special and dealt with the grief through running, read this piece by Lauren Fleshman...but first grab a tissue.

I’m extremely familiar with some of the athletes who’ve qualified for the USATF 100k team, but haven’t heard of some others.

Want to feel really small? Go running among the redwoods.  Note, this is right near where I was fastpacking a few weeks ago.

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