Short news day. Preparing for an interview this morning with a fella who did LSD on a 50 miler. Should be interesting.
ultrarunning/Smith: Know your motivators. What’s getting you out the door and across the finish line?
World’s Strongest Marathon: A guy just ran(?) a marathon while pulling a damn Ford Ranger. Take a guess at how long it took him.
David Roche and Ross Tucker are debating the trans athlete issue over on Twitter. At the time of this writing, it’s still a civil discussion with no name calling.
Study: Female athletes with a regular menstrual cycle perform better.
This past Saturday I ran every accessible peak in San Francisco (76 of them!) to establish the San Francisco Round. 65 miles and 10,000ft of elevation gain made for a unique adventure across our city. @peterhartlaub @hknightsf @FastestKnown #totalSF #ultrarunning pic.twitter.com/ePQSlV6O5G— Luke Wicker (@lukewicker) March 12, 2021
–How awesome is that? Here’s his Strava route for anyone who wants a go at it.
Trailrunner Mag/Rom: More public lands protections in the works. Great news for trail runners!
Friday Funny: Forget the shoes. Run bent over and improve your time by 40%!
Four British rugby players get bored with Covid and decide to row across the Atlantic. Next level: They’re sponsored by a whisky company. Hoping this has a happy ending! Eek.
Sam Adams releases a non alcoholic IPA. Haven’t tried it yet, but anxious to get my hands on some.
Sadly, Robert Rhodes lost his battle with cancer yesterday morning. His life was cut too short and he will be missed.