Happy Tuesday, trail friends. Wow. Courtney Dauwalter stuns us yet again with a new course record at the Hardrock 100, a mere 20 days after resetting the record books at Western States 100.
This week, in her piece titled “Why Hardrock Endures,” Abby Levene has a look at this small race in the San Juans and how it continues to capture our collective imagination. And in the DFL, David Laney announces his latest creation and your next favorite race—the Mordor 783.2!
– Matt Hart
THE WEEKEND COOL DOWN
What can we say that hasn’t already been said? Courtney Dauwalter steamrolled (?: 1) the counterclockwise direction of the Hardrock 100 course faster than any woman ever has. Bravo Court! ?
Corrine interviews Michael Wirth about his full moon Elk Traverse FKT (54 miles, 23,500 feet of uphill). You can check out the gear he used for this adventure here. Then, Buzz chats with Kaitlyn about how to approach training as a young runner (hint: train like the Norwegians). And he gives Snehal a confidence boost and urges him to trust the training.
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