Cardiac Kid

Last month’s North Country Trail 50K was a reversal in my usual race routine: I ran an ultra as a fun break in my regular training. This year I’m working on getting faster, and frankly it’s been a struggle after three years of training to “go long” so I looked forward to this 50K as …

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You Gotta Have Heart (Rate)

My first marathon this season is just ahead, and it's taper time! Cutting back on distance and speedwork a bit allows my body to rest and heal up, so I'll be at peak form on race day. The nasty cold I've just gotten over helped enforce that rest, at least. Not that I appreciated it. …

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