Ultrarunner News From Around the World
Don’t do these! Ten ways to sabotage your next race.
First time I’ve heard of trail running with your dog being an official sport: Canicross.
He calls it doing his “race police” duty. His wife, Nicole Sin Quee, calls it “throwing quarters in the crazy machine.”
—This guy’s idea of a good time is pouring through race results to find people who’ve changed bibs, cut a course, or muled a chip.
Does evidence show that suicide risk and depression are a result of living at altitude (in Utah?)
Well there’s an interesting idea that could get crazy: Bet for or against your own weight loss.
Really great short film about a bearded fell runner from the UK who underwent a full heart transplant.
Stephen Jones, ultrarunner and 200 mile advocate passed away in an avalanche this past Sunday in Utah. That’s two well-liked members of our community in one week. Ugh.
In a corporate restructuring, Montrail (long a subsidiary of Columbia) will now brand their trail running shoes and gear as Columbia Montrail. Hopefully that means infusing a bit more money into Montrail, designing more gear, and putting a team back together???
Now you know: Some of those fitness tracker gizmos may be inadvertently compromising your personal information.
Funny (and honest) days in the life of top ultrarunners Liza, Pam, and Gina. Yep, I can relate.
I just added Kyrgyzstan to my bucket list of places to visit. Check out those mountains!
Site news: Sarah and I are interviewing two guests tomorrow. One, a prominent author who’s book details the importance of race psychology. The other, a fun 30-something gal from the East Coast who’s gone from mid packer to top ultrarunner in two short years. Stay tuned!