2017 Earth Day 50k Race Recap

On Saturday April 22, I ran the 2017 Earth Day 50k.  It was my very first ultra marathon ever and I LOVED it!  Well, that’s easy to say now that my soreness has abated.  During miles 25-31 my legs were not happy and I probably would have said, “This sucks, why am I doing this

Ultramarathon Training Week 14

This past week was my first full taper week. Cue the freaking out music. And it did not go according to plan. I had to take two complete rest days due to lingering soreness from the 50k and my stubbornness.   Emotionally, I was a wreck.  I can’t remember the last time I had to

Ultramarathon Training Week 6

I’m back from Tokyo and have a slew of things that I want to talk about. However, they all merit individual posts, so today is just going to be a straight ultramarathon training recap of week 6.   I know that the posts have been running heavy lately, but ultramarathon training is so new and