States (and other excitement)

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The Boston Marathon of trail and ultrarunning is happening this weekend: Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, from Squaw Valley to Auburn. I’m really excited to follow along through iRunFar’s coverage. It’s going to be an exciting year! The women’s side will see the return of last year’s champ, Magda Boulet, as well as Stephanie […]

Lessons from the Trail

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I’m linking up today with the Wednesday Word link up, hosted by Debbie. Today’s Wednesday Word is lost. I’ve been doing a lot of trail running this year, and getting lost is always something you have to be aware of. Today’s word prompt reminded me of a post I wrote back in 2014 when I […]

So I ran another ultra…

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…and it was hard. Who would have thought, right? Ultras are hard guys, but they’re also amazing and incredible. Yesterday I completed my second (Or third? I’m not sure if Ragnar counts, but I think maybe it does) ultramarathon. I didn’t really talk too much about it leading up to the race, because I wanted […]

From Road Marathon to Trail 50K

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There’s only a few miles between a road marathon and a trail 50K. In my experience, however, they have more differences than similarities. Training. The training for a road marathon and for a 50K looks similar. Generally speaking, you can get by with a maximum long run of 16-20 miles, and a peak week somewhere […]

Procrastination?

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I’m linking up today with Debbie @DebRuns for her Wednesday Word link up. Be sure to click on the button below to join in and to see who else is linking up! This week’s word is procrastination. I think everyone has something that they procrastinate. I suspect that we all have different methods of procrastination […]

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