Jez Bragg ran the Te Araroa trail across New Zealand in 53 days. [irunfar article]
Anton Krupicka aborted his attempt at Nolan's 14 early. [UD blog]
My girlfriend started the JMT today. Another buddy finished his third time. Heather (Anish) is currently doing quite well on her PCT speed record attempt. [Her fb site]
Meanwhile, I'm doing research, my knee hurts so I couldn't run further than 3 miles this morning, and it's really hot and humid out. Since gf is moving to Florida I read a Carl Hiaasen mystery novel, Double Whammy.
People, including Dave Davies [Fresh Air interview], seem to think he's outrageous and hilarious. He's got a nice liberal environmentalist satire thing going, but it's still just empty calories.