Ultramarathon Training Week 15

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

What’s a Pocket Run? + Ultramarathon Training Week 9

This weekend I had a “put it in your pocket run”. You know the song lyrics, “Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket, save it for a rainy day.”  A pocket run is similar. Even though I hate having them, pocket runs are perfect mental ammo for race day.     On

Be a Did: Running Motivation

Some of you may have seen me using the hashtag “Be a Did” in social media lately.  What does “Be a Did” mean?  It’s my way to motivate myself when I don’t feel like doing something.  I want to accomplish something and work towards my goals, instead of sitting aside and being a “Shoulda-Coulda-Woulda.”