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

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 kidding? Not only was this