Tag: running 100 miles

Running for 48 Hours Ep-6

Did I finish my quest to race 100 miles in less than 48 hours? What did Merrill’s Mile look like? What problems did I face? The crazy goal of attempting to race 100 miles is to receive the coveted belt buckles. Buckles are a tradition to receive when you cross the finish line after completing …

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Running for 48 Hours Ep-5

I’m a goal setting type person. Goals help motivate me to do and be my best. This become uber important for me when it comes to ultra marathons like a 48 hour event. Remember, micro adventures can be of a personal and/or physical nature! In episode 5 you’ll hear about a basic pattern that I …

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Running for 48 Hours Ep-4

In Ep-4 of “Running for 48 Hours” I’ll share the top 3 show stoppers when it comes to ultra running! I’ll answer the question, “Is the race going to happen?” And, I’ll catch you up on how my training week went. You can be in the best shape of your life. Have all the training …

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Running for 48 Hours Ep-3

I had a very interesting start to the sport of ultra running. It all started while laying on my couch, getting up and trying to run a mile. Spoiler alert…I failed miserably. In episode 3 of Running for 48 Hours I’ll share more about how I started in ultra running, my unorthodox training philosophy, my …

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Running for 48 Hours – Ep-2

In this episode of Running for 48 hours I’ll answer the top 3 questions asked… 1. Do you run the entire time? 2. Do you sleep? 3. What do yo eat? I’ll also update you on my first week of training. Again, this is a micro adventure of a personal and physical nature. Not all …

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Running for 48 Hours Ep-1

So, in a moment of weakness I decided to enter a 48 Hour Endurance race to see if I can go 100 miles! In this series I’ll document my training and answer many of your ultra running questions! This becomes a micro adventure of a personal and physical nature. Not all micro adventures have to …

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The Endless Mile 2019

This 48 hour race was part of my 100 mile endurance quest part 3! Bottom Line: 72 miles accomplished – personal record. 100 mile goal still in play! Here’s the skinny if you want the details! Woke up early Friday morning for the 2 hour drive to Alabaster, Alabama, for a 9am. start time. Don’t …

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100 Mile Endurance Quest Part 3

So here we are again! After running 70 miles at Merrill’s Mile in less than 24 hours, I felt that scratched the 100 mile itch. Riding home day of race I wondered why I keep doing this. I actually feel it was my lactic acid filled quads talking. Wow did they hurt! But by the …

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100 Mile Endurance Quest Part Two

So I lost and entire week of training. More on that later… So the dream or nightmare continues. My quest to attempt a 100 mile endurance race. Notice that it’s a race and not just a run, so yes, walking is part of the strategy. Step one of my plan is to do a 24 …

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100 Mile Endurance Quest Part One

If you’ve read my post on my Walter Mitty Life then you already know I go past what some believe is normal. I think that’s up for debate! I will say that there are times that I question myself as to some of the things I attempt to do. This could be one of those. …

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