Tag: Ultra Running

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 …

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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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Back in the Running Game Again!

I thought I had it out of my system! I ran for several years and really enjoyed it. But I reached a point where I felt “I’d been there done that.” So I thought I’d retire from competitive running. As it turns out I guess I was only taking a break! Little did I know! …

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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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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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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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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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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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