Ultramarathon Daily News | Thursday Jan 3

I think I agree with every single point Wyatt makes about “the good ol days” of the ultramarathon trail scene. You? (And yes, everyone has a different definition of “good ol days.” I know.

You’ve heard Sarah talk about it before…check your iron levels. This goes for both men and women.

Did you set a New Years Resolution? How’s it going? If not, there’s still time!

This company says the key to good running shoes is the insole. I’ve always eschewed them as pricey add-ons at running shops or podiatrists’ offices, but maybe I need to look into them more. Anyone had success with “regular” running shoes and insoles?

By the time you read this, Across the Years will likely be over. Here’s the leaderboard. I know there were plenty of AG records set but will wait for official word.

So much action in the Hakone Ekiden yesterday!

TrailRunner Magazine’s new print issue has a full spread on the new Spartan Trail Series with zero mention of the “charging for spectators” controversy. So much for separating advertising and editorial, right?

How fast can you and a friend put up a two person tent with the rain fly attached? The WR is 1 min 7 seconds and here’s their story.

More on hiking: Stringbean Joe and Anish join Skurka in guiding hikes around the country. And it looks like Anish may be leading a ladies-only adventure.

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