Ultramarathon Daily News, Mon, Apr 17

If you’re planning on traveling to England and Scotland to run trails and live in a  van for a few weeks, you outta read this.  Chase lists his favorite eight trails and offers some tips on “van life.”

Speaking of England, this guy’s getting ready to run London Marathon in fancy dress shoes.

So I heard there was a few races this weekend? Justin/IRF breaks down all the ultramarathon and trail results right here. More Golden Ticket winners passing on the WS entry…why so?

NatGeo Science: Faith and the Placebo effect mort important than training and genetics.

Interesting: Strava data shows how runners trail for Boston Marathon.  Which sex runs more? What’s the average long run?

And here’s how the AR holder for 100 miles Zach Bitter trains for his races.  Always interesting to peek into the detailed schedule of an elite.

As I’m sitting here trying to figure out how to watch Boston for free online, track and field has launched a PPV option for all int’l meets. What would you pay to have live footage of key ultramarathon and trail events?

Hayden Hawks set a new FKT for the 48 mile Zion Trail with a 6:50, besting Justin Yates and Mike Foote’s previous record by over 30 minutes.

This ultrarunner is into a different type of IronMan.  Rad.

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