Tag: Ultra Running

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Running from Bigfoot – Ep 2

In Episode 2 I travel to North Georgia (from Athens, Alabama) to an area known for bears and…Bigfoot! I visit the Expedition Sasquatch museum in Blue Ridge and run on the Benton Mackaye trail in a known bear and Bigfoot area! All in one day. Just another micro-adventure to inspire you to do something awesome. …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Merrill’s Mile 24 Hour Endurance Race!

So the first part of my 100 mile endurance quest is in the books – Merrill’s Mile 24 Hour Endurance Race! I’ll provide a short, just the facts version, as well as a full race report for those less familiar with ultra endurance racing. So you get to choose because people like choices… Short version …

Continue reading