The Spontaneous Marathon

The Spontaneous Marathon

When you look at a calendar and start marking down distances you plan to run in the upcoming weeks, sometimes there are certain days you just look at and say “ugh.” It’s just something you know you are not looking forward to, but understand that it must be run in...
CIM Recap, The One That Is Confusing

CIM Recap, The One That Is Confusing

Confidence was solid. I actually struggle to remember the last time I felt so “ready” for a race. Training runs were solid. I was nailing my long runs with the faster miles coming at the end. Speed work felt good. In my middle distance runs, I often...
Golden Ultra, 20K on the last day

Golden Ultra, 20K on the last day

The last day of the Golden Ultra, a.k.a. the tears,  consisted of a “flat and flowy” 20K with 375+ m gain. In comparison to what we ran before, this was set to be the easiest course. That being said, your legs are likely to be fatigued from running 60K...