SBNation: Excellent interview with Avery Collins about the art of suffering and how he became a runner. Great read, check it out.
Here’s our interview with Avery and here’s his better half, “the most competitive person in the world” Sabrina Stanley.
NYT: Interview with Mike Wardian after his 260 miles at the Backyard Quarantine Ultra.
And SCMP spoke with Radek Brunner about his finish and how he feels about the decision.
Treeline Journal: Chase chats with Aliphine Tuliamuk about her childhood (31 siblings!!!!!!), her work ethic, the Trials, and more. Great read.
New Episode: Check out our latest episode with Meredith June Edwards. Mere went from being a top mountain athlete to really, really struggling with fatigue and low iron. After countless doctor visits with no remedy, she finally figured out a solution/cure to her problem, and now she’s back in tip top shape…and nowhere to race. Will we see her on the track soon?!?
Also, check out Gear Editor Ben’s reviews of new shorts and shirts from Tracksmith and Patagonia in the Mere June episode!
Run Spirited: Henry chats with an ultrarunner currently holed up (and still running!) on a military base in Italy. She’s got a pretty great story about overcoming serious health issues too.
Koop/CTS: There is no quarantine on mental training.
Filthy, unadulterated van porn. Daaaaaamn, that’s nice! (To be noted that “van porn” is a strange phrase to use since my son’s name is Van. It’s just…weird.)
Bob Crowley is tapped as the new President of ITRA, replacing Michel Poletti.