Ultramarathon Daily News, Wed, June 17

Harrowing tale about almost stepping on a pit viper on a trail run in Thailand. Yikes!

The Hoka Clifton was my favorite shoe from last year (and coincidentally the only Hoka I’ve liked so far), and here’s the update.  

Australian track legend Ron Clarke passed away yesterday. Here’s some reaction. And here’s the race by which I came to know of him.

Do you want a conclusive answer as to which GPS system is most accurate? Here you go.

Even with increased entry fees, running is still cheaper than therapy.

And on that theme, to those who say money can’t buy happiness….well, it can buy one of these, and buzzing SUP’ers would put a big smile on my face.

Badwater is coming up soon. Here’s an insider’s guide to the race.

Candice is passing on Bighorn to take on another Tahoe Rim Trail FKT.

Ethan is dealing with this right now: To use or not to use trekking poles in an ultramarathon as he takes on Eiger next month.

And if you haven’t checked out this North Face event at Blue Mountain Resort in Canada next month, click here. Looks beautiful.

ultramarathon beer training

This reporter is not a runner and is not a beer drinker, but heroically takes on the beer mile…only to finish in 35 minutes. Luckily, she’s adorable and has a great sense of humor.

….speaking of beer, here are some of the most expensive in the world.

Wow! Check out this new claw defense weapon thingamajig made for female runners.

More female news: Menopause management for the ultramarathon woman.

Things just keep getting worse for Salazar and some of his runners.

The very prospect of being alone and disconnected is horrifying to this writer, but as endurance runners, we’re used to spending hours and hours alone, away, and disconnected from society.

Me for the past week.

Product review and new podcast both posting today. Stay tuned!

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