SCMP: Ultramarathons, trail racing, and other “dangerous sports” suspended in China in wake of last months tragedy.
Runner’s World: Here’s why you’ll never run the exact distance you think you’re running in a race.
It wouldn’t be Western States month without AJW writing about his favorite section of the trail. (This also means I better get my alpenhorn out and start practicing!)
As you head out on adventures this summer, keep in mind there are animals out there that can fu(king kill you.
CTS/Koop: How investing in Bitcoin and training for an ultramarathon are shockingly similar.
BBC: Kenya’s Margaret Wambui floats the idea of a third category in Athletics: Female athletes with abnormally high testosterone. (Are there that many DSD runners out there where this would be a viable thing? Lots of questions about how this could/would work.)
Glad to see Liza’s Age Old Runner column reborn! Love the idea of highliting 45+ year old local runners and anxious to read the first installment.
Outside’s takeover of Trailrunner Magazine seems to be complete: The majority (?) of the articles are now behind a paywall. Kind of a bummer that it’s reversed like this…I was just commenting the other day that the magazine is a lot more readable now that the wokey articles have become less frequent.
A new record for Everesting has been set…this time in Vietnam.
Short film: The simple, mental wildness of trail running.
Recording a solo podcast today about my race last weekend. Stay tuned.