Ultramarathon Daily News, Tue, June 2

Tim Olson’s Transvulcnia report and what’s next on his plate.

Reflections on a recent DNF. Good stuff in there.

Sometimes you can’t outrun depression. Sad story about a collegiate runner.

The seven best gear offices in the world.

How about thru hiking the AT–with one leg.  Read this woman’s great story about perseverance as she chooses the trails over pain meds and PT.

Hey Canadians, have you seen the URP discount for the North Face Endurance Challenge in Toronto next month? Featuring “the most pronounced elevation gain in all of Toronto”, this race might just be for you. Use code URP15 for 15% off your entry.

Site news: For whatever reason, a few older episodes have bonked in the past few weeks. Yesterday I reloaded Kami Semick’s interview where she tells the tale of the bear encounter at mile 98 of Western States, as well as Errol “Rocket” Jones’ interview, where he tells stories and shares memories from an incredible life spend running.

Want to know more about Comrades? Here’s Scott Dunlap’s thorough report from his maiden run at the world’s biggest and oldest ultramarathon.

Stephanie’s overnight oats recipe looks delicious, but I’d have to go to the store first to buy most of those ingredients.

When you hear runners from Marin County and San Francisco Running Co talk about Mt Tam, this is what they’re talking about.

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