Ultramarathon Daily News, Mon, Nov 2

Remember a few weeks ago, I posted about two guys who were planning on running from Chicago to the NYC Marathon (about 900 miles)?   They did it, and ran the NYC Marathon yesterday in crazy fast times.

Speaking of marathons, here’s everything you need to know about the history of those foil blanket things.

I got a super cool special early invite from Candice, but the official registration for Tahoe 200 opens this Thursday.  I’ve been to/worked this race for the past two years, and am finally going to run/hike it and can’t wait.  Those trails are simply majestic. Join me?

Here’s everything you need to know about sports bras and breast composition, coincidentally from a site called “Racked.”

Six must-do trail runs around Atlanta this fall.

If you’re really into topo maps–and the finance and marketing behind them–then this interview will be for you.

New column where Tim Olson answers your question regarding diet, kids, etc.

Fair question: Does distance running have a weight problem? How often do you think about your weight?

Alert NorCal peeps: There’s something falling from the sky. It appears to be water. Panic?

Justin/IRF’s Weekend in Review, with Devon Yanko’s Javelina win right up top. Nice work!

Speaking of marathons, here’s everything you need to know about the history of those foil blanket things.

My favorite elite marathoner (Kawauchi-san!) finished a strong 6th.

The Trail Running Film Fest is coming to Sacramento this Saturday.  Who’s going?

Another article about the NYC Marathon, but a little glimpse of Matt Flaherty in the main pic.

The three shortcuts runners should avoid. And I’ve been guilty of all three at some point.

One of Sarah’s coaching clients (a “back of the pack novice”) finished Grand to Grand Ultramarathon and sat down with Sarah to recap the whole thing.

You may have heard that Kenyans are decent marathoners. Here are the drills (in slow motion) they do as warmups.

I picked up one of these Justin Bieber-inspired blueberry berlinerweiss beers from my local beer shop.  Eviltwin has put out some great stuff and some equally shoddy ales. I’ll let you know how this one turns out.

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