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Ultra Training Nutrition & My Longest Run Ever

I had my longest run ever yesterday – 27 miles!  Getting to that point has taken a much greater focus on ultra training nutrition and doing all the “extras” besides running that are needed to make me ready.   Nutrition I thought I was doing pretty good on the nutrition front, but after watching a… (read more)

5 Obstacles to my 20-mile Run

Two words – Snooze Button. Procrastination that added a good 1/2 hour to my “get ready” routine. Started my run 1 hour late! Hills this Flatlander is not used to! It’s hard to keep up the pace when you’re busy looking at the ground for tree roots and large rocks Check out time is 12:00pm…. (read more)

“Long” Runs During the Week

Today I reclaimed my work at home day which allowed me to get in an 8-miler on a week day.  I got out the door a little late but still by 4:45am and finally after several days of relying on my elliptical, got a full run in outside!  It was 18 degrees but it still felt… (read more)