Ultramarathon Daily News | Friday, May 20

Ultrarunning Mag/Stern: What’s going on in the ultramarathon world this weekend? Looks like a pretty healthy mix of new and old races spread across the country.

Jason Green and the rise of the Yetis.

Head on over to Freetrail to pick your Fantasy UTMB lineup.

From The Queen’s lips: It’s never to late to start running ultras.

Quadrock 25/50 recap. Pretty stout field this year, nice!

And a video recap from Cocodona 250, courtesy of Run Steep Get High.

We had a really good discussion on Twitter this week about how or if the “spark” of ultrarunning has dimmed in the past decade. Is it just a case of “old timers’ syndrome”, or are there objective factors that have changed the landscape?

Clare: Basic LNT (Leave No Trace) principles for the trail.

iRunFar/Malcolm: Corrine breaks down the menstrual cycle and how it affects women runners.

Speaking of females, pro skater Taylor Silverman speaks out against against a trans woman competing in her category–and snagging the top spot and cash. Good for her for not shying away from the controversy and speaking out.

Remy: Garmin enters the running shoe market because, fu*k it, why not?

This Japanese guy started running at 97 years old, broke a few records, and retired at 103.

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