Tagged With: 50k

Long time no blog

I have been a long time since I have posted any updates about running or anything else for that matter. In a very brief update here is what has been taking place. 2015 was a bad year. I had two major injuries. Calf and hamstring. Both of thee were pretty devastating and I was pretty … Continue reading »

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Quick Update

It has been a while since I posted. I am happy to report that I am 100% off injured reserve. The knee took some time to heal. Much longer than I was expecting but I am going on two weeks now without any knee issues. I am feeling really good and up to this week … Continue reading »

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The elusive 50 mile week

Since I started running and training for ultras in 2012 the hardest part has been consistently running high mileage weeks. The 50 mile week has become a target for me and somewhat of my nemesis to be honest. Looking back at my training history and excluding any race weeks, I only have two weeks that … Continue reading »

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First Colorado Ultra – North Fork 50m

Last night I pulled the trigger and signed up for the North Fork 50m ultra. This will be my first CO ultra at a decent altitude to turn my lungs inside out. I have no way to train at the altitude that would normally be needed for this. I run at about 1000′ here in … Continue reading »

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Comparing 2011 to 2012 Mileage

Daily Mile just released their 2012 year in review. All things considered. I was pretty happy with my the year. 2012 was the first year I took running seriously. It was the year I started running ultras. As I have mentioned in the past I really don’t like running very much. After my first 50k … Continue reading »

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Psycho Psummer 50k Per-race Update

I got an email from Bad Ben the race director¬†with some final race information for Saturday’s 50k. Here are the aid station details. They have added in a few unstaffed stations due to the heat. Unstaffed Water-only Station Mile 1.2 Staffed Full Aid (Road Crossing) Mile 2.9 Unstaffed Water-only Station Mile 4.0 Staffed Full Aid … Continue reading »

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2012 Week 28 Recap

This week was pretty fantastic not for the any significant mileage. I dropped down into the 30’s as I start to taper for the 50k. But I did have three runs that were just incredible. If I can harness that same feeling for my 50k I will be gold. Here is a graphic from Daily … Continue reading »

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50k 3 Week Countdown

My next 50k ultra is 3 weeks away. Yikes! I am feeling good about my training the last couple of weeks leading up to now. My running mileage has been 45, 40, and 40 over the last three weeks.  I also have some cross-training biking miles in there as well. I can’t seem to follow a … Continue reading »

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Flat Rock 50k Video

After finding this video it makes me more than ever want to run the Flat Rock 50k this year. The event is down in Independance, MO. so it is an easy event when it come to travel.

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Photo of the Day: Father and Son

Here is a nice photo of me and my son from the last 50k race. My wife took this one with her iPhone. This was mile 27 and I was buyklonopin.net hurting at that point. Moments earlier I had just climbed a hill and I think he could tell I was spent. I remember him … Continue reading »

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