Ultramarathon Daily News | Fri? March 3? What day is it?

Run Spirited: You heard Ellie on URP a few weeks ago, now read more about her life in this interview with Henry Howard.

Star Tribune: Some good books and media for bringing the outdoors indoors.

Remember the guy who busted his ankle in the PNW and crawled through the woods to find help? Here’s the whole story, with a very big lesson in preparation and adaptation.

I’m doing the Quarantine Backyard Ultra tomorrow and Sunny’s tagging along for as long as she wants. No idea how I’ll do, but my front porch is my start/finish and the weather is lousy.

Men’s Health: One thing I learned today is that “plant-based” and vegan are not synonymous. Although…something tells me that someone will have a bone to pick with one of those definitions.

Good: More people on the trails and appreciating the outdoors.
Bad: Diapers, dog poop bags, soda cans and crowds.

Trailrunner: How’s Bronco Billy getting his workouts in during this pandemic?

IRF/AJW: The history of Zane Gray 50 miler. I hadn’t heard there’ll be a 100k next year. Ouch!

Short news day. I’m trying to stay off social media as much as possible, so if I miss something, please let me know. As much as I value “the community”, all the lecturing, shaming, blaming and overall negativity is tiresome and it’s bumming me out. Be well everyone.

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