I’m having issues with my computer, so instead of a recap from race weekend filled with wonderful photos and PR dreams, let’s take a look at what I have coming up next.

This Saturday I’ll be running an Ultra.

Yep, 6 days after a half marathon PR, I’m running the Chabot Trail Run 50k (31 miles) with Inside Trail. I’m training hard for my 50 mile race in early April which means I need to get in some good quality miles with elevation changes on the trails. This one should fit the mold:

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Distance: 50k (31.4 miles)
Elevation Gain: 4,200′
Previous 50k PR: 7 hours 19 minutes
Goal for this race: Sub 7 hours

Why Sub 7?

I have a 50 mile race in April that I will be attempting to break 11 hours. 50k is roughly 63% of the distance, so sub 7 would put me on pace (just barely). Just think, after I finish the 50k, I would have to run another 20 miles… in which anything could happen. But it’s a training run, so I’ll aim for sub-7 and know that getting the miles is what matters most.

Thanks again for all the well wishes and congratulations on Twitter and Instagram. I’ll have my recap up soon, depending on  the status of my computer.

What’s up next for you?
Any races?