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With all the social media pictures, memes and click-bait out there, who has time to read an entire, content-laden weblog post?  A reality in modern fitness and self-help media is that people will read content only if in list-form.  That said, I'll do what I can with a bulleted, micro-report:

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Suunto Ambit3 Run HR Review Like any coach-athlete relationship, the bond between a runner and their GPS watch is love-hate. The Suunto Ambit3 Run HR watch ($350) tips the scale toward the amorous end, offering a subtly perfect mix accurate information presented in quiet comfort. While the color of the …

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Very cool story about an ultramarathon on Mount Baker with roots going back 100 years.  Crazy vert, snow, lava, beer vans, you name it.  Some intrepid runners in the Cascades are bringing it back with a goal of June ’16.  All the info is right here. Who’s in? I know a …

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I'm running this in October 

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Doug Bishop is the general manager of Newschoolers, an online community with some of the most passionate freeskiers out there. Doug was an aspiring professional skier for six years and joined Newschoolers in the early, early days. Some fellow Newschoolers contributors describe Doug as "Old. Nice. Nerdy. The face of NS" and say "Damn, I wish I could count as high as his Karma (NS forum point system)."

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Lake Sonoma 50 Mile - April 11, 2015

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Big race this past weekend in Sonoma. We camped the night before, hit the start, then I stayed at Madrone Point a/s with the URP Golden Shower.  Full results here. Billy runs with the top group for awhile in this sneak peek video. USL has interviews here. Bryon’s recap is …

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If you've ever been curious what it's like to run with the lead pack in a super competitive ultra marathon, watch this video following both the elite men and women during the opening mile of the 2015 Lake Sonoma 50 Mile. Full video to come in the next few days. Website: https://www.billyyangfilms.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/BillyYangFilms Instagram: @BillyYangFilms Twitter: @BillyYang Music: Royal Deluxe "I'm Gonna Do My Thing"

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Sarah and I spoke with Emily Richards a few weeks ago, right after she won the competitive Marin Ultra Challenge 50k near San Francisco.  While doing background research, we found not only some killer finishes–top ten at UTMB, TRT, and Leadville–but also a powerful story about her struggle with eating disorders …

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Our final installment of Lake Sonoma previews…Lindsay Tollefsen and Jim Walmsley.  This is Lindsay’s first fifty, but she brings a powerful arsenal to the start line. And this’ll be Jim’s second fifty, but he’s got an impressive resume, strong fitness, and brings lots of confidence to Healdsburg. Be sure to …

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Adam Harris lives in Jacksonville, Alabama. He finished the Mt Cheaha 50k ultramarathon in Delta, Alabama on February 28, 2015 and became an ultramarathon finisher. Congratulations Adam! Fun fact: Due to various factors out of his control, Adam was only able to run ONCE in the 4 weeks prior to his first ultra. Now that's a taper!

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Ooooeeee! This is going to be a fun weekend at Lake Sonoma!  Both Lindsay and Jim have limited trail racing experience, but each are ready to shake up the front of the pack. Lindsay Tollefsen is running her first fifty miler–only her second ultra–and has confidence from Way Too Cool …

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Join us here at Elevation Trail as we welcome elite cyclist (mtb, road, gravel, cyclocross, tandem tricycling…), Adam St. Germain, who also works with Specialized Bicycles. A 13 lbs, $20,000 road bike? We’ve got you covered. Stalk Adam at these locations. https://www.facebook.com/kingoftheapples https://www.bikereg.com/27116 AdamStGermain

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A whole bunch of questions with Rob Krar. The UKs top female fell runner (do UK runners all have great names? Ricky Lightfoot? Nicky Spinks?) sets a new FKT for the Bob Graham Rounds. Read all about her experience in this excellent piece. Runners are just a bunch of babies. Funny …

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Renan Ozturk does a lot of different things. He’s an artist, cinematographer, professional athlete, high altitude mountaineer, explorer, entrepreneur, and probably many other things. If he was a podcast host, he’d have it all. Renan is the co-founder of Camp4Collective, an adventure film and commercial production company. He is a 2013 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and a 2015 MTNmeister.

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It’s big, roomy, and has a pressurized hydration system for cooling and cleaning…the Spartan Ultra Pack built by Geigerrig is made for “hiking, sport endurance, trail running and obstacle racing events” and since it’s called the “ultra pack”, it’s fair to review it for ultra trail runners, right? First, we’ll look at …

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One goal with URP is to bring a variety of guests into your ears and to your attention.  Yep, Lake Sonoma 50 is the most competitive, elite-laden race so far this year, but most of the people running are every day runners. Maybe they’re trying to break 11 hours, maybe …

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I never really thought it was possible to forget how to race. Once I started ultrarunning in 2006, I raced so frequently that it was a skill sharpened and refined often. Between 2011 and 2012, I frequently nailed A, B, and C races. It felt good to know how to push, how to plan a good race for myself and how to get the most of out my body on race day.

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Ultramarathons are a tricky thing: Even if you prepare, train, and stick to your plan on race day, sometimes they don’t work out.  Here’s Ashby’s report from Graveyard 100. Eight misleading, unscientific, or BS food labels. I’ve been guilty of looking for some of those words in the past. I …

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Kaci and Max are both coming to Lake Sonoma 50 miler with stout resumes and course experience, but neither have been able to nail down a win on this elusive course.  Will it happen this weekend? Kaci Lickteig has had a solid year of racing since last year’s 3rd place …

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Road runner race day fashions. Anyone want to make one for trails and ultramarathons? We were all set to interview Ueli Steck prior to his run at Lake Sonoma but just heard from Ueli that he busted his ankle last month, only healed up ten days ago, and won’t be making the …

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