Ultramarathon News – Wed, June 1
Four tips for a successful ultramarathon relationship. Sarah wrote a great piece about this last year about what happens when running threatens your relationship. And here’s the podcast from last year when I discussed how ultras had nearly wrecked my marriage.
Neat! URP has been nominated for a Podcast Award against some pretty big-sounding shows. We’re the only running podcast and the list! So here’s the ask: Could you hop over here and vote for URP (bottom rightish of page under “sports & recreation”)? You can vote every day until it closes on June 12, and yes, I’ll be reminding you every day. Thanks so much!
Has USADA dropped the investigation of Alberto Salazar and the Nike Oregon Project? If so, do it out in the open and be open to scrutiny.
Apparently it’s Global Running Day. Not sure what it means, but yay!
Check out this cool shirt I got from Ultrarunning Magazine. It’s nice to have a non-tech running shirt! And on a similar note, my 6 yo daughter asked what “the pain cave” was, and after her track practice yesterday in 102 degree temperature, she now understands.
The logistics of running seven marathons on seven continents in five days.
Finally! Wildlife is striking back at Yellowstone visitors who get too close.
Do you taper for races? Here, Jay Friedman writes about his love/hate relationship with it and how he tapers for races. We chatted with Jay last year about an (his) ER doc’s perspective of trail and ultramarathon races, lyme disease, beer, and more.
Have any Oregon runners stumbled upon this guy’s hobbit house? Pretty cool!
Come on, author, it’s still clickbait and you know it (but I’ll play along): Don’t run a marathon. You have better things to do.
Do you want to be on URP to talk about your over training problems? (Answer: No.) Here, Coach David Roche highlights the symptoms–and treatment–of overreaching.
Steve targeted Dusk to Dawn 24 Hour Track Ultramarathon as his “A” race, but his body didn’t agree. Great report from the track.