Tag Archive: Ultra Running

Jan 01

Recover from the Holidays – 2015

Another 31 mile ultra in the books! At the end of each year the Recover from the Holidays ultra is held on December 31 – New Years Eve. It’s somewhat of  a misnomer to even have the word “recover” as part of this race name.  Not much “recovering” takes place in a 31 mile endurance …

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Jul 08

Ultra Quotes…

Haven’t updated you on any of my ultra training so I thought I’d do that! I’m currently registered for an ultra (30 plus miles) trail run and a city marathon (26.2 miles). My training consists of lifting weights at the gym and outdoor running. I hate running on the treadmill but if I have to …

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Jun 11

2015 Running Season

Well it’s that time of the year again.  Time to get ready for the 2105 Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra Running racing! Currently I’m running about 4 days per week. 2 days at 7 miles, 1 day at 90 minutes and 1 day at 45 minutes – all non-stop!  Ok maybe this schedule isn’t difficult …

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Jan 28

Mountain Mist 50k Trail Run 2015

Over the weekend I decided to run what is claimed to be the premier ultra trail run in the Southeast.  31 plus miles would need to be covered to reach the finish line racing on Monte Sano in Huntsville AL. Here’s the way I saw it. To set the story up it will help to …

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Jan 01

Ultra Experiment

How did I get into this? A few years ago I decided to give running a try.  Why?  I’m not sure.  I’m was in relatively good  shape, working out weekly at a nearby gym. One  day I decided that I haven’t given running a try so I  thought I’d add it to the long list …

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