Not for Granted

This afternoon I went for my first run since the Grandmaster 100K just over two weeks ago. In over ten years of distance running I don’t think I’ve ever gone that long between runs. Evan after the Veterans Memorial 150-miler in 2018, I was back running with the club just over a week later. This …

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Between the Deep Blue Sea and the Devil

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: If you're healthy today, take a moment to be actively grateful. I'm nearing the end of one of my longer periods between races - in this case, my recently completed first triathlon and the upcoming Dances with Dirt 50K at Devil's Lake in Wisconsin. In one sense, it turned out to be …

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Getting Loaded

REASONS TO LOVE ULTRAMARATHONS #74: It's actually a good thing to GAIN a little weight before the race. Last time I wrote about how my plan for Saturday's 50-mile race is different from running shorter races (up to and including standard marathons). But what about the week before - the final taper, rest, and fueling …

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