Western States 100 has been cancelled due to smoke caused by wildfires (see photo above).
I wasn't going to run there anyway, but lots of dedicated runners like Scott Dunlap were. What a bummer!
However, I'm sure they made the right decision. It makes no sense healthwise to run in smoke. Well I guess most people would think that running 100 miles in perfect conditions would still be totally crazy.
Talking about crazy, I hope they will be able to improve the air quality in Beijing before the Olympic Games in August. Just look at the photo below: the air seems to be pretty smoggy there.