“The problem when you win Big Dog Backyard Ultra is that it means that you did not really reach your limits; your race stopped because all the others runners called it quits, not because you decided that it was enough…”
The Guardian covers one of my favorite races from last year: The Big Dog Backyard Ultra.
Caffeine is a PED. Koop explains the why’s and how-to’s right this way.
Seven shades of mud. Our trails in Northern California are pretty dry still. Yours?
Here’s the latest from Mario’s Morning Shakeout. (I just pledged $8/month towards his new Patreon account. Will you?)
Looking for a waterproof running jacket with an exceptionally well-designed hood? Check out Ben’s latest review of the Ultimate Direction Ultra 2.0 jacket.
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