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

TNFEC Wisconsin + Ultramarathon Training Week 11

I did a thing.  I don’t know yet which adjective to use to describe the thing.  Exciting? Impulsive? Adventurous? Stupid? Totally predictable for me?  Only time will tell.   What did I do?  Well.  I am having so much fun discovering myself, pushing my boundaries, encountering and overcoming the obstacles that ultramarathon training presents that I