Ultramarathon Training Week 14

This past week was my first full taper week. Cue the freaking out music. And it did not go according to plan. I had to take two complete rest days due to lingering soreness from the 50k and my stubbornness.   Emotionally, I was a wreck.  I can’t remember the last time I had to

Ultramarathon Training Week 13

This week was my final peak week before the Ice Age 50 mile on May 13th!  At the moment, I am glad to enter taper mode, but I am also very nervous.  I tend to go crazy during marathon taper because I feel the need to keep exercising even though I know I need to

Ultramarathon Training Week 12

My ultramarathon training week 12 was my second to last peak week! I can’t believe the Ice Age 50 mile is so close!  My largest weekend of training consisted of two 25 mile runs back to back. While my marathon speed has gone away, I’m running well on the trails which is my ultimate goal.  It’s taken