YouTube: How to run 24 hours with kids aged 9-18. What a great family!
More family news! This guy grew up watching his dad run ultras around North America and is now following in his footsteps with a recent 3rd place at last month’s “Triple Wammy” in Canada.
Physics: Mechanical Engineer discovers a simple hack that increases running efficiency by a few percentage points. Makes sense, except that I’m sure I’d wind up on the ground, decreasing my efficiency.
I’m not sure even with a week of reflection and perspective that I quite understand what happened to me out there. Seven days and seven nights I simply existed in a world that was fully immersive, riding along on the mountain waves. As a good friend put it, “The Tor is unique to each individual, perhaps more akin to taking LSD than running a trail race.”
-Tor des Glaciers is TdG’s big angry brother, with 450km of trails and 105,000 ft of climbing. Oof. In this report, John shares his story of a week on the trails.
We had Adam Kimble on the show earlier this year, and he hinted at a big project he’d be taking on this fall. He just announced the details yesterday: In a few days, he’ll attempt to break Kilian Jornet’s decade-old record of a supported circumnavigation of Lake Tahoe. Go Adam Go!
This listicle sucks: Again, just because a song has “run” in the title or is about running, does not make it a good running song.
SCMP/Mark Agnew: How to be a conscientious mid-pack trail runner.
Koop/CTS: The ultimate guide to using poles in ultramarathons. I can’t imagine anyone disagreeing with their effectiveness.