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,

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

Ultramarathon Training Week 13

This week was my final peak week before the Ice Age 50 mile on May 13th!  At the moment, I am glad to enter taper mode, but I am also very nervous.  I tend to go crazy during marathon taper because I feel the need to keep exercising even though