Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Wed, Aug 3, 2011

Are you a puker? Matt Fitzgerald will tell you why, and what to do about it.

Diana Nyad has patience.  She's waiting at oceans edge to make her epic swim. Follow her here to find out when she takes off. We'll be all over it, too.

Anti-inflammatories and racing mountains in Alaska: A love/hate story.

The Lydiard Legend Marathon in Auckland, NZ offers free entry to earthquake-ravaged runners.  Good on ya!

I was reading the UTMB's rules (geek alert) and noticed a very real section on PIDs.  First time I've seen that for an ultra. A harbinger for US ultras?


  1. It's very possible that I'm missing something obvious..... but I cannot for the life of me figure out what PID is. I am intrigued, and HAVE to know. I even read the UTMB rules to try to figure it out!! The only thing I know of that is abbreviated PID is pelvic inflammatory disease. And I can't see the correlation between ultrarunning and STD's.

  2. Performance Enhancing Drug.