Long Run Meal Plan + Ultramarathon Training Week 10

I’ve gotten a lot of questions regarding what I eat in order to fuel my long run days during ultra training.  This past weekend, I decided to keep track of what I ate on Saturday, when I ran a 25 mile long run.  The day before, I had run an

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

March Mental State + Ultramarathon Training Week 8

This week was hard.   Not physically hard. In fact, it was a cutback week, and my legs felt great!   No, this week was one of those mentally hard weeks. Those emotionally hard weeks. Those weeks when I trip and fall into the depression ditch.   Who am I