Trail and ultramarathon results from this past weekend, courtesy of Justin and IRF.
Meanwhile, the Tokyo Marathon was a shootout, with Kipsang dropping early and Amy Cragg holding on for a strong third. If this is a harbinger of things to come, the 2020 Tokyo games are going to be bananas.
When their billion dollar fighter jet lost pressure and all navigation, these incredible aviators depended on their Garmin to get them back to base safely.
Latest Mountain Outhouse news update. Yep, that tunnel ultramarathon is nuts. (LINK FIXED)
NYT: Everything you need to know about women and running.
Since I’m not running at the moment, I feel as though I have lost my identity, who I am. I’m lost in getting back to the “runner I was.” Trying desperately to prove to myself that this emptiness I feel can be fixed if I can just run again, if I could just walk down the street like a normal person, if I could just push through the pain of each step, if I could only go back in time and not step on that rock that cast me off the mountain side. If only . . . .
—HIllary Allen opens up about struggling with her identity after her injury and recovery. Great read for anyone who’s been in that position. Here’s out interview with Hillary from Feb 2017, before the accident.
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It’s all about breathing properly, right? Science: Hold your breath while sprinting.
Hop on over to iRunFar to share your thoughts on a potential trail running advocacy group.
From the Well, No Duh file: Social media posts about fitness pursuits may affect other people.
The world’s most colorful natural phenomenon. Incredible!
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