Ultramarathon Daily News, Mon, July 6

Yitka re-learns a lesson again that we all deal with in this ridiculous sport: Set your expectations low and you’ll be happier at the finish line.

US men took silver and ladies took a bronze at the USATF Long Distance Mountain Running championships in Switzerland. Nice way to represent on the 4th of July!

Eight great ultramarathon tips from Spaff.

If you’re a steeple fan and didn’t see Jager’s run, you missed out. Or you could just click the link and watch it. In my opinion, he’s the strongest athlete in T&F right now.

Ian’s Hardrock preview.

After Kilian’s performance at Mount Marathon this past weekend, it seems the little guy might be in shape.

…and while Kilian’s race was close (at least until half way), Emelie took the reigns early and had a monstrous lead going into the descent. Here’s the complete footage from the ladies event.

Six great grilling recipes…all with beer.

An elite coach’s opinion on why we need coaches.

This is what 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days looks like. I’d love to see the price tag.

Remember, the race ain’t over until it’s over.

Did you see this drone footage of Rob’s finish at Western?

What’s the craziest thing you’ve seen on a run? This guy saw R2D2. And if you like hallucination/epic mind bonk stories, be sure to check out Nickademus’ interview from TDG last year. Nuts!

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