I can’t believe that it’s been exactly one month since I finished the Ice Age 50 mile race. Between that and the Earth Day 50k, I have learned a lot this year with regards to running, fueling and training. Here are some of the lessons from my first ultra training cycle. 1.
I used to shrug off recovery after a workout, not thinking that I needed it. I mean, I got my workout in, who has time for stretching, proper nutrition and resting? Last year, by focusing on recovery, I was able to race sixteen times and PR in every distance: 5k, 8k, 10k, half marathon AND marathon!
Ultramarathon training week 15 done and done! Another week of taper down and just a few short days left before the Ice Age 50 mile! Last week was a good week. Granted, the end of the week was very hectic, emotional, and seemed like it was out of a terrible movie, but luckily it turned