2017 Year in Review: The Year of the Ultra

2017 year in review: the year of the ultra.  The year that I decided to ditch the road races in favor of the trails.  I decided to go long, setting the Ice Age 50 mile as my ultimate goal for the year.  I explained why I moved towards the ultra

ECS Wisconsin Training Weeks 8-9

ECS Wisconsin Training Weeks 8-9 was a quick build and recovery week. From now until taper, I will be following an up-down cycle, in which one week is an up week and the next is a down week. I’m taking this step up, step down approach to account for a

5 Lessons From My First Ultra

I can’t believe that it’s been exactly one month since I finished the Ice Age 50 mile race.  Between that and the Earth Day 50k, I have learned a lot this year with regards to running, fueling and training.  Here are some of the lessons from my first ultra training