Happy Tuesday, trail friends. We’ve made it to Hardrock week! If you aren’t lucky enough to be in the San Juan mountains of Colorado for all the action, check out iRunFar’s race preview and bookmark Aravaipa’s live feed. In our featured piece, Heather Balogh Rochfort holds your hand through your taper tantrums. And in the DFL, we take the company 401k plan as a challenge.
– Matt Hart
THE WEEKEND COOL DOWN
Women in their 40s (📸: 1) from Palmer, Alaska, went 1 and 2 at the 95th Mount Marathon. Christy Marvin and returning champ David Norris won the rugged event.
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📆 Best Laid Plans: When setting up your weekly run training, coach Jason Fitzgerald argues that run volume is important, but how you structure your training might matter more. Golden Rule #1: Distribute Effort Evenly Golden Rule #2: Prioritize What’s Important
🌀 Streaking Mount Washington: After his friend, Todd Nappi, summited the northeast’s biggest peak for the 200th time, Andrew Drummond felt inspired. He decided that for his summer project he’d try to summit Mount Washington 100 days in a row. Today is his 51st day, and this weekend, to keep things interesting, he’ll also compete in the Vermont 100 km. Watch his video and follow along on Strava.
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