Ultramarathon Daily News | Monday, Oct 15

Weekend results from the trail and ultramarathon races around the world. With some extra focus on the New England ultra scene from MassUltra.

What if HOKA and Altra got together, put on some music, and did whatever it is shoes do to procreate? Nine months later, the Topo Ultraventure would be born. Here’s Ben’s latest video review of this new shoe.

Want to see more from the Indian trail running scene? Here’s Neel’s vlog of a recent 21k put on my the same folks masochists who organize La Ultra.

And check out the booming trail ultramarathon scene in China. Wow!

My girls at their first xc meet on Friday. Grit and smiles all around.

My mom runs well for 68years old, winning her AG in nearly everything she enters at any distance. I don’t think she’s ever run against this 70 phenom.

Ever wondered what the life of an MUT filmmaker looks like? In this latest episode, I chat with Derrick Lytle about how he gets jobs, what he thought of my post about too many photographers on the trail, and why there’s virtually no female filmmakers in our sport. We also talked about his time at Mt. Marathon this summer and his recent attempt at the 800 mile Arizona Trail FKT.

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What does buying a pair of $250 Vaporflys say about you?

NUC: Why side projects should be stupid. Yes!

Anyone go to University of Virginia? Seems the new Prez is off to a good start with his weekly runs. But someone might want to tell this guy to tone down his enthusiasm.

Another underachiever in our sport. Masters in astrophysics and PhD in radio astronomy…pfffft.

You're awfully quiet back there. Anything to say?

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