Back-to-Back Long Runs: Ultramarathon Training Week 3

I’ve finished my third week of ultramarathon training and it was a doozy!  It was my first weekend of double-digit, back-to-back long runs. On Saturday, I logged 20 miles out in Barrington, and on Sunday, I spent 11 muddy miles out at Swallow Cliff.  While there is some debate on their necessity, back-to-back are a

Podcast Interview + Ultramarathon Training Week 2

GUYS!  I was on a podcast!  Two of my friends from November Project, Kristen Salkas and Brian Fons have a podcast: The KSalk and Fons Fitcast. They interviewed me to talk about running, moving into ultras, being vegan, the blog, becoming a running coach… a whole slew of things!     I was SO nervous

3 Motivation Sources + Week 1 Ultramarathon Training Plan

This past weekend, I participated in a Thoughtluck around motivation.  We discussed how to define motivation, our motivation sources, and how our family/culture/society shapes our motivation.   I love these monthly Thoughtlucks.  They’re a gathering of people from all walks of life with the purpose of coming together to enjoy good food and rich conversation regarding some