ECS Wisconsin Training Week 12 + Taper

Ten days.  Ten day until The ECS Wisconsin race!  I’ve slacked a bit on reporting on my ECS Wisconsin training weeks 12 – taper, but that’s because I’ve been busy with recipes (fig arugula pizza) and the start of the school year.  Without further ado, here is the recap for

What I’ve Learned This Training Cycle

I am officially in taper for the North Face Endurance Challenge 50k on September 16th. 15 days away. WHAT. I will not panic, I will not panic, I will not panic! This was my second training cycle for an ultra marathon, my first one being earlier this year when I

Supporting Session: Positive Spin on Rest Days

I hate “rest days.” I really do. Even though I know that it’s on the rest days when the body makes the fitness gains. It’s on the rest days when the body can rebuild the little micro-tears that occurred during a long run or during speed work. That rebuilding is